City of St. Petersburg

Housing Services Committee

August 30, 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).


Committee Members:              Leslie Curran, Committee Chair, Karl Nurse, Committee Vice-Chair,

Councilmembers Wengay Newton, Bill Dudley, Charlie Gerdes, and Jeff Danner (alternate)


A.                Call to Order

B.                 Approval of Agenda

C.                 Approval of Minutes

1.                  Minutes of July 19, 2012

D.                New Business

1.                  Home Buyer Education & Counseling - Presentation by Deborah Scanlan, President and Chief Executive Officer St. Petersburg Neighborhood Home Solutions

2.                  Discussion of draft Foreclosure Registry Ordinance - Rick Badgley, Legal Department, Gary Bush, Director, Codes Compliance Department, Tammy Jerome, Director, Billing and Collections Department

3.                  Non-profit Housing Coalition - Council Member Nurse

4.                  Discussion to define an area in the City to invest resources, Chair Curran

5.                  Update of NSP - 1 & NSP - 3, Stephanie Lampe, Sr. Housing Development Coordinator, and Mike Psarakis, Sr. Real Estate Coordinator

6.                  Update of Tax Credit multi-family designations, Stephanie Lampe, Sr. Housing Development Coordinator

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