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.

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-Roster-SEP-2021.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. 

Meetings

JHCDC Meetings are held on Wednesdays at  214 North Hogan Street  8th Floor Jacksonville, FL 32202 - 9:30 am. 
View the JHCDC 2022 Calendar here. 

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

Upcoming meeting Information:

Public Notice for Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Report Advertisement 2022
WEDNESDAY, 07 DEC 2022 – 9:30 AM
214 North Hogan Street, Room 851 - 8th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202

The purpose of this meeting is for the JHCDC Advisory Committee to consider:
The committee reviewed 11 incentives including: expedited permitting, modification of impact fees, flexible densities, reservation of infrastructure capacity, affordable accessory residential units, parking and setback requirements, flexible lot configurations, modification of street requirements, process of ongoing review, public land inventory, support development near transportation hubs and mixed-use developments. The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee report will be reviewed and approved by the Board at the December 7th meeting. A copy of the Final AHAC report will be available on the City’s website. If you would like to submit recommendations on any of these 11 incentives for the board to consider, please email recommendations to hcddcomments@coj.net by November 9th, 2022.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission (JHCDC) will hold an in-person meeting on WEDNESDAY, 07 DEC 2022 – 9:30 AM in room 851, 8th floor of the Ed Ball Building, located at 214 North Hogan Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202.
Public Notice for AHAC Report Advertisement 2022
Pursuant to the Americans 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 the City of Jacksonville Disabled Services Division at: V(904) 255-5472, TTY-(904) 255-5475, or email your request to karat@coj.net.

Members of the public are invited to attend this meeting in person. If you have any questions regarding this notice or would like to receive a copy of the agenda and/or meeting materials, please contact Sandra Nester by telephone at (904) 255-8235 or by email at SLNester@coj.net.

Past JHCDC Agendas and Minutes


Presentations

October 2022
 

February 2022
Ability Housing - JHCDC presentation - 23-FEB-2022.pdf

Northwest JaxCDC - JHCDC presentation 23 FEB 2022-(1).pdf

September 2021 Presentaion

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Arc-PATH-JHCDC-Presentation-9-21.pdf

August 2021 Presentation 

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JASMYN - JASMYN-Presentation-to-JHCDC-25-AUG-2021.pdf

Past 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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