Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission
Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
9:30 AM


Edward Ball Building
214 N. Hogan Street – 8th Floor
Room 851
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Request for a packet must be made to Barbara Florio: BFLORIO@COJ.NET
by Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:00 P.M.

Board packets will be electronically mailed.

Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill.
Please contact Disabled Services Division at: V(904) 255-5472, TTY-(904) 255-5475, or email your request to

Public Comment

** At the beginning of public comment, the Chair of the Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority will establish a time period for each speaker that is no more than 3 minutes per speaker.
•All participants who wish to participate in public comment during the meeting state their intention when requested by providing their full name.
•The Chair will call on speakers, by name, from those individuals requesting to speak.
•Wait to be recognized for your public comment time by the Chair.
•Begin speaking after the Chair has recognized your turn during public comment.

The Commission has 11 members, six of whom are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by City Council and five of whom are appointed by the Council.

View current Board member list here: JHCDC-Board-April-2020.pdf

Their charge is outlined as follows:

  • Develop a clear, measurable and meaningful definition of substandard housing.
  • Identify, specify as to location and map substandard housing properties and blighted areas of the city for the purpose of elimination.
  • Implement neighborhood action plans to target infill housing as a community development priority.
  • Centralize a housing delivery system, which is responsive to affordable housing needs county-wide. The delivery system should minimize opportunities for territorialism and maximize a cohesive utilization of existing housing the property development resources - both public and private.
  • Establish a close and interactive relationship with planning, permitting and zoning functions of the city, streamline these efforts and facilitate more efficient housing development processes.
  • Lead and coordinate the effort to build more affordable urban infill housing units.
  • Provide technical and financial assistance to non-profit and faith-based organizations to increase their capacity to provide infill housing.
  • Identify and develop funding streams and financial resources for all phases of affordable housing development including land banking, foreclosures and seizures and property transfer to viable developers.
  • Facilitate the development of a process of homebuyer preparation that helps create a pipeline of prospective purchasers of new affordable housing.
  • Create a marketing and community outreach initiative that promotes housing opportunities. 

Meeting Dates

JHCDC Meetings are held: 4th Wednesday of the month  214 North Hogan Street  8th Floor Jacksonville, FL 32202 - 9:30 am.  


Please contact Barbara Florio to be added to the mailing list.
Next Meeting: 26 MAY 2021 

MEETING TIME: Wednesday, 26 MAY 2021​ - 9:30 am

Meeting Minutes

JHCDC Past Meeting Minutes: The Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission (JHCDC) is designated as the housing agency for the City of Jacksonville. Their mission is the creation of affordable housing and the eradication of substandard housing with the goal of developing and maintaining healthy communities.

August Presentation - Women's Center of Jacksonville Presented by Lucy Maddox, Development Coordinator

An Orlando native, Lucy Maddox received her B.A. in Literature from New College of Florida; her undergraduate thesis was a feminist reevaluation of genre fiction. After spending 5 years living in Manhattan, she moved back to Florida to earn her M.S. in Information at Florida State University, with a focus on public library leadership, which she was awarded in 2019. From 2016 to 2020, Lucy worked in nonprofit development at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, before relocating to Jacksonville. Lucy was hired by the Women’s Center of Jacksonville to assist with Development efforts, during a challenging time…in the midst of a worldwide pandemic.  With only 3 months under her belt, she has already helped to host the largest event the Women’s Center has ever had, a virtual celebration of both the Women’s Center’s 25th anniversary and the 100 year anniversary of a woman’s right to vote!  In a short time, Lucy is becoming an expert in both the services offered by the Women’s Center of Jacksonville and our First Coast community.  Women-s-Center-of-Jax-presentation-August-26-2020.pdf

Previous Presentations:
April 2019 Presentation: Fair Housing Week 4-24-19
September JHCDC Presentation: NFAN - 9.25.2019 presentation
November\December Presentation: Catholic Charities JHCDC Presentation December 2019  

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