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Tuesday, August 29 • 9:00am - 10:15am
CRAs and Affordable Housing

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Many community redevelopment areas are Dependent Special Districts that must now evaluate their land for use for affordable housing according to the Live Local Act. However, Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) have long been involved in housing development, recognizing the economic benefits and as one strategy to help prevent displacement as their efforts succeed. This workshop showcases the work of CRAs throughout the state in affordable housing development within redevelopment areas, including financial incentives and partnerships for permanent affordability.

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Thais R Sullivan

SVP, National Director of Community Lending, Valley National Bank
Thais R. Sullivan joined Valley National Bank – Florida Division in September 2015, as the Vice President, Regional CRA/Commercial Lending Officer for the State of Florida.  In December 2018 she received a promotion to First Vice President.  In her role FVP/Regional CRA Officer... Read More →
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Michele Hylton-Terry

Executive Director, Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agnency
Since 2018, Michele Hylton-Terry, has led the Community Redevelopment Agency for the City of Fort Myers. As Executive Director, Ms. Hylton-Terry along with her assembled staff has focused CRA resources to promote and stimulate unprecedented revitalization not only in the city’s... Read More →
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Renée Jadusingh

Executive Director, Delray Beach CRA
Renée A. Jadusingh is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. Prior to working with the Delray Beach CRA, Renée was Staff Counsel for the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency. Renée received her Juris... Read More →

Joan Oliva

Executive Director, Lake Worth Beach CRA

Tuesday August 29, 2023 9:00am - 10:15am EDT
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