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Affordable Housing Advisory Board

This Board advises and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and Affordable Housing Officer on issues affecting affordable housing development, and to assist the County in developing new programs and policies in order to foster the development and preservation of attainable housing for those County residents who desire to live in safe, decent, and affordable housing.

The membership of this Board shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of 21 members plus an alternate voting member for each local government appointee. Composition is specified as follows:

Nine members will represent the following governing bodies:

  • Hillsborough County Commission (plus 1 alternate)
  • HC City-County Planning Commission (plus 1 alternate)
  • U. S. Rural Development Agency (USDA) 
  • Tampa Housing Authority
  • Tampa City Council  (plus 1 alternate)
  • City of Tampa (plus 1 alternate)
  • City of Plant City (plus 1 alternate)
  • City of Temple Terrace (plus 1 alternate)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Ex-Officio)

Eleven members shall represent the following categories: 

    • Advocate for very-low or low income persons in connection with affordable housing
    • Apartment Industry Representative
    • At-Large Representative not actively engaged in affordable housing
    • Citizen actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing
    • Citizen representing employers in the jurisdiction
    • Citizen representing essential services personnel as defined in the Local Housing Assistance Plan
    • For-Profit Affordable Housing Developer
    • Home Builders Industry Representative
    • Mortgage Lending Industry Representative
    • Non-Profit Affordable Housing Developer
    • Real Estate Sales Industry Representative
    • Citizen representing those areas of labor actively engaged in home
            building in connection with affordable housing

    Members shall serve three year terms. 

    BOCC Resolution R07-052, adopted March 21, 2007, as amended by R08-039, as amended by R12-099 adopted July 18, 2012.

    Every Other Month, 1st Monday, 9:00 AM
    County Center, 26th Floor
    601 E. Kennedy Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33602

    Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
    Ms. Nicole Adams  City of Plant City - Alternate   6/19/2013 -
    Ms. Evelyn Butts At-Large Rep Not Actively Engaged in Affordable Housing 12/07/2011-   9/30/2015*
    Mr. David Buyens  City of Plant City   6/19/2013-
    Mr. Luis Carrero U. S. Rural Development Agency  9/21/2011- 
    Mr. Ainsley Daux  Advocate for Very-Low Income Persons in Connection with Affordable Housing   1/09/2013-
    Council Member Cheri Donohue  City of Temple Terrace 12/17/2014-
    Mr. Cristan Fadal  Real Estate Sales Industry Representative 10/07/2009-   9/30/2015*
    Commissioner Al Higginbotham  BOCC 11/18/2014-
    Mr. Eric Isenbergh  For-Profit Housing Developer        3/20/2013-
    Mr. Jerel McCants  Citizen Representing Those Areas of Labor Actively Engaged in Home Building in Connection with Affordable Housing   2/04/2015-
    Ms. Vanessa McCleary  City of Tampa   12/03/2014-
    Council Member Lisa J. Montelione Tampa City Council   7/13/2011-   7/31/2017*
    Mr. Leroy Moore Tampa Housing Authority  8/01/2007-
    Mr. Pedro Parra  HC City-County Planning Commission    1/09/2013-
    Mr. Marc Rosenwasser  Citizen Actively Engaged in the Residential Home Building Industry in Connection with Affordable Housing   2/04/2015-
    Mr. John Schilling Apartment Industry Representative   3/19/2014-
    Mr. David Snyder Non-Profit Affordable Housing Developer   1/22/2009-   8/31/2016*
    Mr. Mark Thurston
    Citizen Representing Employers in the Jurisdiction
     - U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  -
     - Home Builders Industry Representative  -
     - Citizen Representing Essential Services Personnel as Defined in the Local Housing Assistance Plan  -
      Mortgage Lending Industry Representative   

    * Reappointed

    Contact Information
    Paula Harvey
    Affordable Housing Services Department
    County Center - 24th Floor
    601 E. Kennedy Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33602