Challenges to Making Housing Happen

If so many of us agree that YES, we want people to be able to work and live in Southwest Florida, then what's getting in the way to Make Housing Happen? Well, it's complicated. A lot of players are in the mix—all with different needs, including local government, builders, and the public. We're all going to have to work together to understand each other more and do our part to learn what's real and what's not.

Local Government

City and county officials and staff who want to make a difference but are sometimes stuck with outdated rules and regulations


Builders and their investors who need streamlined processes and approvals to keep costs down so they can pass those savings along to the renter or buyer


And there’s all of us—those of us who love living here and need people to work here—but we worry about anything changing around us.

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