City of St. Petersburg

Housing Services Committee

October 27, 2011 @ 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).


Members and Alternates:      Leslie Curran, Chair, Councilmembers Karl Nurse, Bill Dudley,

Wengay Newton, and Jeff Danner (alternate)


Support Staff:                    Joshua Johnson


A.                 Call to Order

B.                 Approval of Agenda

C.                 Approval of Minutes

1.                  Minutes of September 29, 2011

D.                 New Business

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

2.                  The Housing and Community Development Department Audit, Brad Scott, Director, Internal Audit Department - oral presentation.

3.                  Report of Activities in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP-1) and NSP-3, Linda Byars, Housing Finance Coordinator, Mike Psarakis, Sr. Real Estate Coordinator - oral presentation.

4.                  Working to Improve our Neighborhoods (WIN) recommended Down-payment Assistance changes, 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