State Agencies & 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, which secured passage of the William E. Sadowski Affordable Housing Act of 1992, creating the nation’s largest dedicated funding source for affordable housing.
- Florida Alliance of Community Development Corporations
Statewide 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’s communities.
- 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 in Florida.
- 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.
- Florida 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.
- Florida 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.
- Florida Housing Coalition
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.
- Florida 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.
- Florida 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 officials.
- Florida Redevelopment Association
Assists Florida professionals and volunteers in community revitalization efforts.
- Florida Supportive Housing Coalition
Dedicated to creating long-term, independent housing solutions for people with various special needs populations, including: the elderly, certain veterans returning from service abroad, young people aging out of the foster care system, persons with a disability, those at risk or suffering from homelessness, ex-offenders, mentally ill and person living with HIV/AIDS.
Florida Housing Data Clearinghouse
Provides public access to data about housing needs and supply, subsidized rental housing, household demographics in Florida communities and much more.