St. Johns Housing Partnership Participating in City Commission Special Workshop on Affordable Housing

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (January 21, 2022) – -St. Johns Housing Partnership Executive Director Bill Lazar will participate in a special St. Augustine City Commission Workshop to discuss affordable workforce housing on Monday, Jan. 24, at 3:00 p.m.

The workshop is intended to provide an overview of the current state of the housing market and availability of affordable housing options for the local workforce. City staff will be seeking City Commission direction on developing affordable workforce housing on two city-owned parcels.

Special presentations will also be made by David Birchim, Assistant City Manager, Shannon Nazworth, President and CEO of Ability Housing, and Victor Ramos, CEO of St. Augustine, and St. Johns County Board of Realtors.

The meeting will be held in The Alcazar Room of City Hall, located at 75 King St. Residents, and concerned stakeholders are encouraged to attend an offer public comment.

The St. Johns Housing Partnership is collaborating with builders, developers, housing and health agencies and other stakeholders to bring focus on the crisis to policy and lawmakers.

For more information contact Bill Lazar at (904) 824-0902 or blazar@sjhp.org.


Founded in 1996 the St. Johns Housing Partnership (SJHP) is committed to providing safe, decent, and affordable housing in North Florida. SJHP creates partnerships between public and private sectors including investors on projects that create low- and moderate-income housing, rebuilds neglected homes and revitalizes neighborhoods in disadvantaged areas while supporting programs that enhance community economic and social development including counselling on homeownership and finances. For more information visit www.sjhp.org.