On Affordable Housing: President Bonnie Smetzer Describes Lay of the Land

FAA News,

For the past couple of years, the calls that at least parts of Florida are suffering from an affordable housing shortage crisis have grown louder and from more and more quarters, becoming front-line issues in local governments and campaigns and increasingly in the Florida Legislature.

This summer the Florida Apartment Association and the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando, representing an area where the problem is particularly acute, released a report outlining the view on this shortage and recommendations from the perspective of companies and investors who actually build and own affordable housing, which usually means apartments.

Florida Apartment Association President Bonnie Smetzer, who is a partner and executive vice president with JMG Realty Inc., gave her views in an interview with Florida Politics’ Orlando-based reporter Scott Powers.

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