Manatee County accepting applications for Affordable Housing Advisory Board

Manatee County accepting applications for Affordable Housing Advisory Board
Posted on 02/27/2020

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Feb. 27, 2020) – Manatee County is accepting applications for 11 seats on the Affordable Housing Advisory Board, a volunteer committee that makes recommendations to County Commissioners to encourage or facilitate affordable housing.

The group meets on the third Monday of each month from May through November at 3 p.m. in the Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers on the first floor of the County Administration Building at 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton.

Applications are available for the following: 

  • A Manatee County resident engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing
  • A Manatee County resident engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing
  • A Manatee County resident who represents areas of labor engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing
  • A Manatee County resident engaged as an advocate for low-income residents
  • A Manatee County resident who works with a for-profit provider of affordable housing
  • A Manatee County resident who works for a not-for-profit affordable housing provider
  • A Manatee County resident who is a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing
  • A Manatee County resident who serves on a local planning agency pursuant to F.S. 163.3174
  • A Manatee County resident who lives in unincorporated Manatee County
  • A Manatee County resident who represents employers in unincorporated Manatee County
  • A Manatee County resident who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan

Applications are due March 13 and may be completed online.

For more information, call advisory board liaison Deborah Ash at (941) 749-3029, ext. 3478 or email her at deborah.ash@mymanatee.org.