+ Seven 50 - Sustainable CommunitiesRegional Planning Grant – Fair Housingand Equity Assessment (FHEA) Understand the historical, current and futurecontext for opportunity in the region and thedata and evidence that demonstrates thosedynamics Engage regional leaders and stakeholders onfindings and implications of analysis Integrate knowledge developed through theRegional FHEA exercise into the Regional Planstrategy development process (e.g., prioritysetting and decision making)2Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Why the FHEA? ―Sustainability also means creating ‗geographies ofopportunity,‘ places that effectively connect people tojobs, quality public schools, and other amenities. Today, too many HUD-assisted families are stuck inneighborhoods of concentrated poverty andsegregation, where ones zip code predicts pooreducation, employment, and even health outcomes. These neighborhoods are not sustainable in their presentstate.—HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, February 23, 2010Carras Community Investment, Inc.3
+FHEAFair and just inclusion.Goal: To make our region a more fairand just place where all residentscan access and take advantage ofthe region‘s economic, social, andenvironmental assets4Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Opportunity = Prosperity• Southeast Floridademographic transformation• Pursuing strategies thatcreate more inclusion are nolonger only moralimperatives—they areeconomic ones.• Addressing incomedisparities/poverty andbusiness development arefundamental to region‘seconomic future. 5Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+OpportunityEconomicDevelopmentHousingTransportationEducation6Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Barriers andAccess toOpportunityExisting Conditions7Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Opportunity Analyses Addresses 33 community indicators in five categories Access to opportunity, measured by our ―opportunity index‖ is relativeto the following indicators8DemographicRaceLinguisticIsolationEconomicHouseholdIncomePovertyUnemploymentNutritionalAssistanceEducationEducationalAttainmentPublic SchoolsNeighborhoodHousingOccupancyHouseholdCompositionHousingAffordability GapCost Burdon ofHouseholdsAffordableHousingAccess to aSupermarketTransportationCommutingPatternAccess to aVehicleCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Homeowners & Renters 1.5 million owner-occupiedhousing units prominent in suburbanareas 750,000 renter-occupied units more common in theeastern and higherdensity areas of theregion9Owner-Occupied UnitsRenter-Occupied UnitsCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Cost-Burdened Households 60% of renting households 46% of mortgage paying households10Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+13.50%18.2%0%4%8%12%16%20%Less than$20,000$20,000 to$34,999$35,000 to$49,999$50,000 to$74,999$75,000 ormoreHouseholds paying 30% or more of their income on monthly housingcosts, 2010Seven-50 SE Florida RegionOwner-occupied housing units Renter-occupied housing unitsLow-income, renters aredisproportionately cost-burdenedthroughout the region11Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Concentrations ofPoverty12• Over 850,000people belowpoverty level in theregion13%14%10%12% 12%17%11%Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Race/Ethnicity + Segregation13Black/African American Hispanic/LatinoCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Race/Ethnicity + Segregation14Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+4.80%17.30%30.90%Martin County,Poverty Rate by Race andEthnicity,2010199,33653,03645,995Martin County,Population by Race/Ethnicity2010Hispanic/Latino Black/African American WhitePoverty + Race/Ethnicity15Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Raising children in poverty meansthat everything is morecomplicated.16• 32% of families with children under 18 with asingle head of households are below thepoverty level“Is your housing situation secure?Can you afford groceries?Do you go with the cheapest fast food?Can you get the prescription filled?”Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Assisted Housing + Race/ethnicity 54% of the region‘sassisted housing unitshave minority tenants 27% Black 26% Hispanic Miami-Dade - highestpercentage of minoritytenants - 91% Followed by St. LucieCounty at 81% (72% -Black)170%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Race and Ethnicity of Tenantsin Assisted Housing Units as of2008% Minority % Black % HispanicCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Travel Mode180% 20% 40% 60% 80%Drive AloneCarpoolPublic TransportationIndian River County, FloridaSt. Lucie County, FloridaMartin County, FloridaPalm Beach County, FloridaBroward County, FloridaMiami-Dade County, FloridaMonroe County, Florida7-County SE Florida Region0%20%40%60%80%100%WhiteBlack or African AmericanHispanic or Latino origin (ofany race)Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Travel time to work1925 242742Mean travel time to work (minutes)Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Travel and Housing Costs According to Center for Neighborhood Technology: > 30 % of income for housing costs is cost burdened > 45 % of income for housing and transportation costs is costburdened 85% of the Miami Dade/Fort Lauderdale MSA is over 45% - thehighest in the country (average 60%)Carras Community Investment, Inc.20
+Educational Attainment–No High School 17% of people in the region25 years of age and abovelack a high school diploma Communities where thenumber of high school non-graduates exceeds 30% Fort Pierce Belle Glade Lauderdale Lakes Hialeah Opa-locka, and the northwestof Miami-Dade County, Blue Cypress ConservationArea of Indian River County21Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Educational Attainment-High School22 28% of all adults 25years of age older haveearned just a highschool diploma Many of them residewithin the central thirdof the three-countyMSA and in St. Lucieand Monroe countiesCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Educational Attainment-College Graduates23 1.19 million people inSoutheast Florida haveearned one or morecollege degrees Same percentage ofthose with just a highschool diploma Distribution is different College graduates beinglargely concentratedalong the coast and thewestern urban growthboundaryCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Educational Attainment-FCAT Scores24 The Florida Departmentof Education ranksschools statewide by thenumber of school gradepoints they received forthe 2010-2011 schoolyear Note: this indicator wasnot incorporated into theindex because too fewcensus tracts containeddata and incorporatingwould have weakenedthe statistical rigor of theindexCarras Community Investment, Inc.
+Sistrunk* 97% of the population is AfricanAmerican The median income one thirdless than county average 40% of families with childrenbelow poverty Low educational attainmentand low quality scores FCAT scores in surrounding tractsrank ‗C‘ and ‗D‘ 40% of adults have less than ahigh school diploma. One out of 10 units are vacant25*Census Tract 411Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Kendall Green* Cost-burdened andsegregated neighborhood African American‘s accountfor 90% of the population 75% of renters spend 30% ormore of their income onrelated housing costs 40% of all households haveseniors 30% of the population has lessthan a high school degree orequivalent26*Census Tract 304.01Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Hallandale* One quarter of residentsdon‘t speak English at home Median household income is$25,000, approximately 50%of the county‘s average 40% of ALL persons live inpoverty A third of all housing units arevacant Affordability gap for renters isover $300 a month27*Census Tract 1005.01Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+OpportunityIndices28Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Addressing PovertyKey issue in all low opportunitycommunities is poverty.We need to plan to address poverty andits ramifications on people and theregional economy.Carras Community Investment, Inc.29
•Along the coast or the urban growthboundary of the South Florida MSA•A significant part of the region•Indicating potentially negative trendsparticularly if there is continuedeconomic uncertainty and/or naturaldisasters•Concentrated in Miami-DadeCounty, central Broward, West PalmBeach County, and the exurbanwestern end of the Treasure Coast30Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+MovingForwardBuilding Access to Opportunity35Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Advancing Regional Opportunity The Seven50 Regional Plan needs to create regional: Goals Policies Strategies and Actions FHEA helps inform the Regional Plan in developing avision, framework, and roadmap that increases access toopportunity: Housing Transportation Environmental Justice Education Economic Development Public InfrastructureCarras Community Investment, Inc.36
+Community Deliberation Over twenty public meetings and FHEA/RAI presentationsincluding: Seven50 Opportunity in the Region Workshop HOPE Fair Housing workshops Broward Alliance for Neighborhood Development Seven50 Summit Two Raise Florida/War on Poverty Regional Meeting 1200 Participants Key stakeholder interviewsCarras Community Investment, Inc.37
+In your discussion group… Establish a shared vision and set of aspirational valuesrelated to your sense of opportunity. Establish and recommend goals to be addressed in theRegional Plan Establish attainable strategies, so that a long-term andempowering vision is balanced with shorterterm, concrete steps to get there.Carras Community Investment, Inc.38
+ Need to Address in Regional Plan Strengthening low opportunity communities Stabilizing and Improving moderate opportunitycommunities Maintaining high opportunity communities andcreating greater access for all Focus on interrelationship ofhousing, transportation, economicdevelopment opportunities and education Ongoing mechanism that updates dataindicators and progress Create inclusive leadership model39Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Vision and Values One Southeast Florida Equal access to quality, affordable, sustainable opportunities Create geographies of opportunities for every neighborhood, familyand individual Region-wide infrastructure that facilitates and promotes fair and justinclusion of all residents Equal access to quality: affordable, sustainable opportunities All South Florida residents have access to appropriateeducation, efficient transportation, affordable housing anddiversified job opportunities to reduce poverty levels. Promote planning and development policies that encouragerevitalization of communities, affordable mixed use/mixed incomehousing and efficient transportation choices nearemployment, health centers and shopping corridors along withaccess to education and training that targets areas of economicopportunity.Carras Community Investment, Inc.40
+Goals Create diverse, walkable and connectedcommunities Form a Regional Opportunity Network toprovide a Resource Tool Kit to assistcommunities in addressingshelter, education, jobs, foodissues, transportation Provide inclusionary mixed-income housing nearjob centers and public transportation Promote urban farming/gardens and access tohealthy foods Enhance accessible public transportationconnecting residents to jobs and education. Help build family assetsCarras Community Investment, Inc.41
+ Strategies Harness capital resources – especially private sectorinvestments and debt Increase financial services and products for homeownershipand business development. Create workforce training that matches residents with jobopportunities. Improve educational outcomes for low-income youth and youth of color. Create double/triple bottom line funds that leverage federalresources including New Market Tax Credits and EB5 Help build Capacity – over 150 government entities –municipalities, counties, CRAs. Need to provide sustainabledevelopment assistance (resources, tools) Combat NIMBYismCarras Community Investment, Inc.42
+OpportunityEconomicDevelopmentHousingTransportationEducation43Carras Community Investment, Inc.
+Further information: Project Manager: James Carras FHEA Urban Revitalizations Solutions, Inc. Rebecca Walter, SergeAtherwood RAI Anna McMaster Rasheed Shotoyo FHEA and RAI Documents are available at seven50.org For further information contact James Carras Phone: 954.415.2022 Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCarras Community Investment, Inc.