Many parts of Florida are facing housing affordability challenges and policymakers in cities across the state are looking for solutions to tackle the rising cost of housing. Under pressure from tenant activists, some local leaders considered policies that, although well-meaning, would have done more harm than good.
Emily Mahoney and Christopher O’Donnell report on the difficult situation Florida’s eviction moratorium has put some property owners in.
Ron Lieberman, board chair of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, makes the case for fully funding the state’s affordable housing fund.
The Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board explains why Mayor Jane Castor has the right approach to affordable housing.
The Miami Herald goes behind the scenes of a new affordable housing formula.
Rene Rodriguez and Alex Harris with the Miami Herald outline a new collaborative plan being used to create and preserve affordable housing along the rail path throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
NBC’s Andrew Quintana reports on the City of Miami’s ‘Master Plan’ to add 12,000 affordable units by 2024.