State Agencies and Organizations
1000 Friends of Florida
Advocates, through education, negotiation, and litigation, the implementation
of growth management principles which balance the social, economic, and environmental
values which make up Florida's quality of life. 1000 Friends was instrumental
in establishing the Sadowski Act Coalition.
Alliance of Community Development Corporations
Member-driven association of nonprofit Community Development Corporations,
Community Action Agencies, Community Housing Development Organizations, other
community-based entities and their partners and stakeholders dedicated to strengthening
Florida Association for Community Action
Serves Florida’s network of Community Action Agencies by providing training,
technical assistance, advocacy, and capacity building services as well as working
with public and private organizations to assist with the reduction of poverty
Florida Association of Counties
Represents all 67 of Florida's counties and provides information by county on
tax rates, population and organizational structure.
Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
Provides professional development for people in Florida's public and assisted
housing industry. This organization supports legislation for the improvement
and development of affordable housing and economic opportunities.
Association of Local Housing Finance Authorities (FLALHFA)
Learning and networking opportunities for providing safe and affordable housing.
Evaluates, advocates and supports the State and Federal housing legislation
and establish the importance of local housing authorities.
Florida Coalition for the Homeless
Committed to putting an end to homelessness and improving the conditions
of persons living without shelter.
Commission on Human Relations
Dedicated to eliminating discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status or familial status.
Florida Community Development Association
Offers training to be successful regarding "Housing", Community Development
and Economic Growth needs in communities.
Florida Department of Children and Family Services
Provides information about a wide range of health and human services provided
through the state of Florida.
Department of Economic Opportunity
Community planning, development and services.
Florida Housing Assistance
Affordable housing programs and resources.
Professional consultation services through training and technical assistance
on affordable housing and related issues; supports community-based partnerships
in leveraging resources; and advocates for policies, programs and use of funding
resources that maximize the availability and improve the quality of affordable
housing in Florida.
Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Programs provide assistance for renters, first-time homebuyers, disaster recovery
and workforce housing.
Independent Living Council
Assists and advocates for people with disabilities in achieving equal opportunities.
Florida Law Help
Guide to free legal information and legal services in Florida. Legal educational
materials, sample forms, and information about the courts, community resources
and free and low-cost legal aid programs.
League of Cities
Official organization of the municipalities and chartered counties of Florida,
designed and established to meet and serve the needs of Florida's municipal
Assists Florida professionals and volunteers in community revitalization efforts.
Supportive Housing Coalition
Creates long-term, independent housing solutions for people
with various special needs populations.