Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Meetings

  • 6:00 pm
  • 2nd Tuesday every quarter
  • Council Chambers
    776 NE 125 Street
    2nd Floor
    North Miami, FL 33161

Members

MemberAppointed ByAppointed DateTerm Ending
Santra Denis
Advocate for Low Income Persons
Mayor Bien-Aime07-12-202206-11-2024
Andrea McDonald
Local Citizen
Mayor Bien-Aime07-12-202206-11-2024
Evan Shields
Affordable Housing provider
Councilman Galvin07-12-202206-11-2024
Ebonni Crispin
Affordable Housing Provider
Councilman Galvin07-12-202206-11-2024
Marie-Frantz Jean-Pharuns
Residential Homebuilder
Councilwoman Timothe07-12-202206-11-2024
Nikisha Williams
Non-Profit Affordable Housing Provider
Councilwoman Timothe09-13-202206-11-2024
Naomi Blemur
Planning Commissioner
Councilwoman Estimé-Irvin07-12-202206-11-2024
VacantCouncilwoman Estimé-IrvinN/AN/A
VacantCouncilman DesulmeN/AN/A
VacantCouncilman DesulmeN/AN/A
Councilwoman Kassandra Timothe
Council Member
Council07-12-202206-11-2024


Members Information

  1. This board shall consist of eleven (11) members, with one (1) member of the city council serving as a committee member and the mayor and city councilmembers each appointing two (2) members from at least six (6) of the following categories: 
    1. One (1) citizen who is actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing; 
    2. One (1) citizen who is actively engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing; 
    3. One (1) citizen who is a representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building in connection with affordable housing; 
    4. One (1) citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons in connection with affordable housing; 
    5. One (1) citizen who is actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing; 
    6. One (1) citizen who is actively engaged as a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing; 
    7. One (1) citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing; 
    8. One (1) citizen who actively serves on the local planning agency pursuant to F.S. § 163.3174; 
    9. One (1) citizen who resides within the jurisdiction of the city; 
    10. One (1) citizen who represents employers within the jurisdiction; and 
    11. One (1) person who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan adopted by the city. 

About the Committee

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, established by Ordinance 1254 (PDF) on April 22, 2008; amended by Ordinance 1369 (PDF) on April 8, 2014, will review established policies, procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan and will recommend specific actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing while protecting the ability of the property to appreciate in value.

Amended by Ordinance 1484, passed and adopted on June 28, 2022.