City of Jacksonville


Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission

The Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission (JHCDC) is designated as the housing agency for the City of Jacksonville. Their mission is the creation of affordable housing and the eradication of substandard housing with the goal of developing and maintaining healthy communities.

The Commission has 11 members, six of whom are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by City Council and five of whom are appointed by the Council. View current Board member list here: JHCDC ROSTER - Jan 2024

Their charge is outlined as follows:

  • Develop a clear, measurable and meaningful definition of substandard housing.
  • Identify, specify as to location and map substandard housing properties and blighted areas of the city for the purpose of elimination.
  • Implement neighborhood action plans to target infill housing as a community development priority.
  • Centralize a housing delivery system, which is responsive to affordable housing needs county-wide. The delivery system should minimize opportunities for territorialism and maximize a cohesive utilization of existing housing the property development resources - both public and private.
  • Establish a close and interactive relationship with planning, permitting and zoning functions of the city, streamline these efforts and facilitate more efficient housing development processes.
  • Lead and coordinate the effort to build more affordable urban infill housing units.
  • Provide technical and financial assistance to non-profit and faith-based organizations to increase their capacity to provide infill housing.
  • Identify and develop funding streams and financial resources for all phases of affordable housing development including land banking, foreclosures and seizures and property transfer to viable developers.
  • Facilitate the development of a process of homebuyer preparation that helps create a pipeline of prospective purchasers of new affordable housing.
  • Create a marketing and community outreach initiative that promotes housing opportunities. 


JHCDC Meetings are held on the fourth of Wednesday of each Month, except November and December, at  214 North Hogan Street  8th Floor, Room 851, Jacksonville, FL 32202 at 9:30 am. 

JHCDC 2024 Calendar

Please contact Barbara Florio to be added to the mailing list. 

Upcoming meeting Information:


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jacksonville Housing and Community Development Commission (JHCDC) will hold an in-person meeting on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 9:30 AM in Room 851 (the 8th floor conference room) of the Ed Ball Building, located at 214 North Hogan Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202.  The purpose of this meeting is for informational presentation to the JHCDC as reflected on the meeting agenda.

PUBLIC NOTICE - February 28, 2024 JHCDC Board Meeting
Agenda February 28, 2024 Board Meeting

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fulfill. Please contact the City of Jacksonville Disabled Services Division at: V(904) 255-5472, TTY-(904) 255-5475, or email your request to

Members of the public are invited to attend this meeting in person. If you have any questions regarding this notice or would like to receive a copy of the agenda and/or meeting materials, please contact Sandra Nester by telephone at (904) 255-8235 or by email at

View past JHCDC Agendas and Minutes here.


January 2024 - Ability Housing
Ability Housing 2024 JHCDC Presentation

April 2023 - Civitas
2023-2024 Proposed UA Awards - 28 MAR 2023

March 2023 - Civitas (Training for Board members)
2023 HCDD Presentation Civitas

December 2022 - Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities 2021 Annual Report presentation

February 2022
Ability Housing - JHCDC presentation - 23-FEB-2022.pdf
Northwest JaxCDC - JHCDC presentation 23 FEB 2022.pdf

September 2021 Presentation
Arc PATH JHCDC Presentation 9-21.pdf

August 2021 Presentation 
JASMYN Presentation to JHCDC 25-AUG-2021.pdf

Past Presentations

April 2019 Presentation: Fair Housing Week 4-24-19
September JHCDC Presentation: NFAN - 9.25.2019 presentation
November\December Presentation: Catholic Charities JHCDC Presentation December 2019  

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