The Florida Housing Coalition is commonly acknowledged as the foremost authority in Florida for providing training and technical assistance on everything related to affordable housing, from ending homelessness to first time homeownership.  We provide consulting services at the local level, and we advocate at the state and national levels for people in need of affordable homes.

Programs of Interest

Ending Homelessness

The Florida Housing Coalition has provided support to local governments, nonprofits, homeless Continuums of Care, and their partners. We provide expertise to communities throughout Florida to deliver real and innovative solutions for reducing homelessness. To achieve this goal we:

  • Help communities utilize resources more effectively
  • Implement best practices to end homelessness
  • Develop collaboration among key community stakeholders to achieve effective outcomes

State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP)

The Florida Housing Coalition supports local governments, nonprofits, and their developer and financial partners by providing assistance with SHIP, State HOME, and other affordable housing programs. We offer guidance on effective program design and help organizations comply with state and federal housing regulations. We also help them identify partners and resources, implement programs and account for the results and spending. Below is a list of some of the services we provide:

  • Affordable Housing Program Design and Implementation
  • Preparation of Policies and Procedures Manuals
  • Income Compliance and Eligibility Determination
  • Compliance with Regulations and Administration
  • Implementation of systems to maintain records, tracking, reporting, and monitoring of programs
  • Meeting Low-Income Set-Asides for Extremely Low Income and Special Needs Housing
  • Predevelopment, Development, and Rehabilitation Process for Rental and Homeownership Programs
  • Nonprofit Board and Staff Training/Organizational Capacity Building
  • Nonprofit Strategic and Business Plans
  • Disaster Recovery

Land Use & Nonprofit Development

The Florida Housing Coalition provides in depth, focused training and technical assistance designed to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations with the goal of increasing the supply and quality of housing that is affordable throughout the state of Florida. We provide assistance through the following programs:

Housing & Community Development

The Florida Housing Coalition focuses on strengthening local governments through training, technical assistance and consulting services on HUD programs, state housing and community development programs, and grants administration and compliance. Services include:

  • Consolidated Planning
    • Five-Year Consolidated Plan
    • Annual Action Plan
    • Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
  • Fair Housing Planning
  • HUD Grant Administration