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. 
JHCDC-2018-2019-Annual-Report.pdf

Meeting Dates

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

JHCDC-2021-Calendar.pdf

Please contact Barbara Florio to be added to the mailing list.

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  

Next Meeting: March 24, 2021

HYBRID VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Jacksonville Housing and
Community Development Commission
Hybrid Virtual & In-Person Board Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission will hold a Hybrid Virtual and In-Person meeting on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting noticed herein is offered virtually through the Zoom.US- computer application and in-person at the Main Library at 303 N. Laura Street, – Multipurpose Room. The meeting agenda and materials can be obtained electronically by contacting Barbara Florio at bflorio@coj.net by 4:00 pm March 23rd.
All visitors are subject to a COVID-19 screening upon entering a City of Jacksonville building. In addition, a mandatory face covering requirement is in place for all public buildings pursuant to Emergency Executive Proclamation 2020-005.
Pursuant to City of Jacksonville Emergency Executive Proclamation Number 2020-009, masks and social distancing will be required at the physical meeting place.
Persons attending this meeting in-person or via Zoom will be given an opportunity to provide public comment during the designated public comment period. Interested persons who cannot attend the meeting either in-person or via Zoom, but who wish to submit public comments to be read during the public comment period of the meeting regarding any matter on the agenda for consideration at the meeting may do so by emailing Barbara Florio at bflorio@coj.net no later than 5 pm on March 23rd. 
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) 255-5466, TTY-(904) 255-5476, or email your request to karat@coj.net. 
Please contact Nicole Spradley, by telephone at 904-255-8933 or by email at spradleyn@coj.net if you have any questions regarding this notice or if you experience technical difficulties during the meeting.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PUBLIC TO ACCESS AND PARTICIPATE
IN MEETING VIA ZOOM APPLICATION

1. If you have already registered for the Zoom application on your computer, enter the link below in the address line for Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge Internet Browser.
Link to Meeting via Zoom by Computer (insert Zoom link): https://zoom.us/j/94389550807
Meeting Information: Meeting ID number: 943 8955 0807
2. To access the meeting on Zoom through your computer if you have not registered for Zoom, follow these instructions:
• Sign up for the Zoom application by typing – Zoom.US – into Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge Internet Browser.
• Go to: JOIN A MEETING on Dash Board.
• Enter the Zoom meeting ID listed below:
Meeting Information: meeting ID number: 943 8955 0807
3. To access the meeting on Zoom through your telephone, follow these instructions:
Dial by your location
• +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
• +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C)
• +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
• +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
• +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
• +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
• Enter the Zoom meeting ID listed below:
Meeting Information: meeting ID number: 943 8955 0807
• If you join before the meeting has started, you will be prompted to press # to wait
If you call using your mobile telephone or device, you will be prompted to enter a unique participant ID. Press # to skip.

Public Comment

** At the beginning of public comment, the Chair of the JHCDC will establish a time period for each speaker that is no more than 2 minutes per speaker.
• All participants who wish to participate in public comment during the meeting must log into Zoom with his/her full name.
• The Chair will only call on speakers using the “RAISE HAND” feature located within the Zoom app. Click on “Participants” button at the bottom of the screen and then scroll down and click on “Raise Hand.” You must have a microphone, video camera, and speakers on your computer to participate with the “RAISE HAND” function.
• Wait to be recognized for your public comment time by the Chair
• Begin speaking after the Chair has recognized your turn during public comment
 

MEETING TIME: Wednesday, March 24, 2021​ - 9:30 am

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Ed Ball Building
214 North Hogan Street
8th Floor - Room 851

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) 255-5466, TTY-(904) 255-5476, or email your request to karat@coj.net.

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

The Lofts at LaVilla Apartments Vestcor, Developer Financed through: