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Housing for All Task Force

Mayor Demings' Seal


  1. Accessibility & Opportunity

    This group focused its recommendations of the Regional Affordable Housing Initiative (RAHI) report related to providing an easy access to housing by encouraging development of affordable units near employment centers, transit, and essential services, as well as evaluation opportunities for adaptive reuse of existing buildings. The group was also charged with assessing tools and potential partnerships to increase awareness of affordable housing needs and developing a public outreach portion of the Housing for All action plan.

    Organizational Chart

    Leader: Frankie Elliott, Vice President of Government Affairs, Orlando Regional REALTOR Association

    Staff Support (Neighborhood Services): Jason Reynolds and Dan Kilponen

    Organization Member
    District 1 Lynette Fields
    District 2 Gerard Moss
    SEIU - Florida Public Service Union Coy Jones
    Walt Disney World Rena Langley
    Poulos & Bennet Kathy Hattaway
    Hampton & Hampton Property Management Lydia Pisano
    Central Florida Foundation Mark Brewer
    Starlight Homes Tina Lee
    UCF Chia-Yuan Yu
    Advent Health Beth Thibodaux
  2. Innovation & Sustainability

    This group focused on reviewing creative partnerships and innovative funding mechanisms needed to jump start an increase in the supply of affordable housing units in Orange County. The group also discussed incentives and resources needed for preservation of affordable housing and identify sustainable building and infrastructure standards necessary to assist with energy-efficient housing efforts throughout Orange County.

    Organizational Chart

    Leader: Paul Roldan, Principal and CEO, Allgen Financial Advisors, Inc.

    Staff Support (Housing & Community Development): Mitchel Glasser and Janna Souvorova

    Organization Member
    District 5 Amaris Leon
    District 4 Mildred Wright
    NAACP Kran Riley
    FDIC / Lending Institutions / Wells Fargo Candice Simmons
    Florida Community Loan Fund Ignacio Esteban
    AGPM - Green Property Manager Scott Zimmerman
    Orlando Health Rachel Kobb
    OUC Sam Choi
    JP Morgan & Co. Ann Reinert
    HANDS of Central Florida Jill A. McReynolds
    Hannibal Square Community Land Trust Camille Reynolds
  3. Design & Infrastructure

    This group focused on policy and land development code changes necessary to incentivize affordable housing development and to encourage diversity of housing types in established neighborhood and targeted areas of Orange County. The group will also had the opportunity to “stress test” development scenarios and discussed housing prototypes associated with the “missing middle,” and recommended regulatory changes and incentives necessary to implement mixed-use and mixed-income development that further promote neighborhood integration.

    Organizational Chart

    Leader: Dan Kirby, FAIA, FAICP, Principal, Jacobs

    Staff Support (Planning): Alberto Vargas and Alyssa Henriquez

    Organization Member
    District 3 Adela Marie Lopez
    District 6 Lyndell Mims
    Habitat for Humanity Catherine McManus
    Greater Orlando Builders Association Lee Steinhauer
    Apartment Association of Greater Orlando Chip Tatum
    Urban Land Institute Becky Wilson
    Young Architects Forum Hernan Rivera
    Universal Studios Rhonda Rhodes
    Southern Strategy Group Oscar Anderson
    LMC / Lennar Homes Brock Nicholas
    J & J Construction / Mikel Construction Kelly Miller Levine
    Community-Ideas Leila W. Allen