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Affordable Housing Committee
Our goal is to enhance quality of life for Orange County citizens focusing on affordability issues.
Primarily, we seek to increase housing stability which improves physical and mental health conditions and enhances learning opportunities for children.
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The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home~Confucius
Affordable Housing Committee Meetings
Check the Calendar
for meeting times/dates for 2019! Committee dates on this calendar are only visible to current League members. For detailed information on meetings or general information about the committee, email LWVOCaffordablehousing@gmail.com
Become a committee member by contacting us HERE
Members ONLY: Visit our Forum to stay up-to-date with our activities and announcements.
Our 2019-2020 Program Goals were reached after careful consideration at our Annual Meeting.
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Topics of Interest
Our committee is advocating for full funding for Florida’s affordable housing programs from the existing Sadowski Funds.
Learn more about this important program HERE.
Join the Sadowski Affiliates (free thanks to the support of JPMorgan Chase) – Send an Email to Johnitta Wells with the subject line “Join Sadowski Affiliates.”
Contact your legislator - Sadowski Coalition Toolkit link
Educate yourself on Florida Housing statistics – read the 2016 Home Matters report from the Florida Housing Coalition HERE.
Attend our committee meetings to stay updated and learn about our local initiatives to increase our affordable housing supply.
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2018 Kids County Data Book
Florida Kids Count
Florida showed improvement in children living in high-poverty areas, teen births and proficiencies in reading and math, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, just released from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. However, the report warns of a decade of damage from potential undercount in the 2020 Census, which could put the state’s children at great risk. The state earned an overall ranking of 34 in child well-being.
Harsh realities for those seeking affordable housing:
Click HERE for details from Our Homes, Our Voices