Leon County Board of County Commissioners
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Identifies incentives that are pertinent to affordable housing and serves as an information resource to help improve affordable housing feasibility. Reviews the established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted comprehensive plan and recommends specific actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing.

Triennially, the AHAC recommends specific actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing in a report to the Board of County Commissioners. The triennial AHAC recommendation report includes proposed affordable housing incentive strategies and a review of previously recommended strategies . The Board then considers adopting the strategy recommendations to amend the Leon County Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) needed to be eligible for State Housing Initiatives Partnerships (SHIP) funds.

The advisory committee may perform other duties as requested, including:

  1. The provision of mentoring services to affordable housing partners including developers, banking institutions, employers, and others to identify available incentives, assist with applications for funding requests, and develop partnerships between various parties.
  2. The creation of best practices for the development of affordable housing in the community.

Florida Statute 420.9076
County Ordinance No. 16-15 adopted October 18, 2016
Amended Enabling Resolution No. 16-26 adopted September 13, 2016

Decision Making Committee

The committee must consist of one representative from at least six of the categories below:

  1. A citizen who is actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing.
  2. A citizen who is actively engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing.
  3. A citizen who is a representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing.
  4. A citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons in connection with affordable housing.
  5. A citizen who is actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing.
  6. A citizen who is actively engaged as a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing.
  7. A citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing.
  8. A citizen who actively serves on the local planning agency pursuant to s. 163.3174.
  9. A citizen who resides within the jurisdiction of the local governing body making the appointments.
  10. A citizen who represents employers within the jurisdiction.
  11. A citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan. (Essential Service Personnel shall be defined as employees or persons whose profession or occupation is considered essential to the community, such as, but not exclusive to persons employed in the education system, city or county government, medical and health services, and public safety in accordance with Rule Chapter 67-37.002(8) F.A.C. and Chapter 67-37.005(8), F.A.C. and Section 420.9075(3)(a) FS.)

The AHAC will submit a written Recommendation Report to the Board every three years (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025).

At least 8 members but not more than 11 members. Members appointed by the full Board of County Commissioners. Membership must include at least 1 representative from at least 6 of the eligibility categories.

3-Years Expiring March 31
Maximum Number of Terms: 3

No member shall serve more than three consecutive terms per Policy No. 03-15.
Vacancies are filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.

(The Housing Finance Authority members may serve on the committee. Each of the five dual-role members (HFA/AHAC) may serve a term that would coincide with their HFA appointment.)

Meets quarterly, except for the year prior to Recommendation Report due date, then meetings are monthly on first Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m.   Other meetings as needed.

Matthew Wyman, Housing Services Manager
Office of Human Services & Community Partnerships
918 Railroad Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 606-1900
Shington Lamy, Director
Office of Human Services & Community Partnerships
(850) 606-1900




1 Worley, Mark 10/14/2008 3 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years a. A citizen actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing Board of County Commissioners
2 Ruggles, Connie 10/01/2016 1 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years i. A citizen who resides within the jurisdiction of the local governing body making the appointments Board of County Commissioners
3 Clark, John Boston 03/15/2011 3 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years c. Representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing Board of County Commissioners
4 Stouble, Bruce 10/01/2016 1 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years d. A citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons in connection with affordable housing Board of County Commissioners
5 Cobb, Wallisa 07/09/2013 2 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years e. A citizen who is actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing Board of County Commissioners
6 White, Chuck 10/01/2016 1 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years f. A citizen who is actively engaged as a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing Board of County Commissioners
7 Carter, Wanda 04/13/2010 3 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years g. A citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing Board of County Commissioners
8 Waldick, Ian 11/20/2018 1 11/20/2018 06/30/2021 3 Years h. Planning Commission Member Board of County Commissioners
9 Horwich, Madelon 10/01/2016 1 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years i. A citizen who resides within the jurisdiction of the local governing body making the appointments Board of County Commissioners
10 Frost, Kyle 11/20/2018 1 11/20/2018 03/31/2020 Unexpired Term j. A citizen who represents an employer within the jurisdiction. Board of County Commissioners
11 Bonner, Marva 09/02/2014 1 10/01/2016 03/31/2020 3 Years k. A citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan Board of County Commissioners