City of St. Petersburg

Housing Services Committee

January 26, 2012

10:30 a.m.

Conference Room 100/City Hall


Mission Statement:   To effectively address the on-going need for affordable livable rental and owner-occupied housing units within the city (by proposing legislation, developing clear-cut policies, supporting proven strategies and providing for the implementation of best practices).


A.                 Call to Order

B.                 Approval of Agenda

C.                 Approval of Minutes

1.                  Minutes of December 8, 2011

D.                 New Business

1.                  Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair of the Housing Services Committee.

2.                  Discussion of reappointment of Ms. Lucinda Spire to the St. Petersburg Housing Authority Board of Directors, Joshua Johnson, Director, Housing and Community Development - oral presentation.

3.                  Update of Jamestown Apartments - David Metz, Downtown Facilities Director - oral presentation.

4.                  Update of activities in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP-1) and NSP-3, Stephanie Lampe, Sr. Housing Development Coordinator, Mike Psarakis, Sr. Real Estate Coordinator - oral presentation

5.                  Update of the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP), Joshua Johnson, Director, Housing and Community Development - oral presentation.

6.                  Housing properties for which a request to consider acceptance of funding to satisfy outstanding mortgages, Linda Byars, Housing Finance Coordinator - oral presentation.

E.                  Follow-up (information only):

1.                  Provide a copy of the status of multi-family projects that are scheduled for, or are under development/redevelopment.

2.                  Provide a copy of the status of NSP projects.

3.                  Provide a spreadsheet of past year's housing accomplishments and current status.

4.                  Provide copy of Vacant and Boarded Properties.

F.                  Adjournment