Community Scholars in Affordable Housing

Thank you for your interest in the Office of Civic and Community Engagement's Community Scholars in Affordable Housing (CSAH) program. After seven years of welcoming cohorts of emerging community development professionals, we are spending this year assessing the impact the program has had to date and taking a pause this year as we developing a strategic plan that will expand the program's reach and impact to most effectively meet Miami's changing housing challenges.
We intend to launch the application process for the next cohort of Community Scholars in Affordable Housing in summer 2022. If you would like to be notified about this and other information about the program, please complete this form

An Innovative Community of Practice

This innovative program is designed to familiarize emerging leaders with best practices in community development and affordable housing policy and practice in the United States. The program is open to interested professionals working in non-profit, for-profit, and government sectors including development, real estate, finance, design, public administration, community and economic revitalization or related fields. The program will explore techniques and concepts in the development of affordable housing and will discuss special issues facing South Florida, including funding, design, special-needs populations, homeownership, advocacy, markets, and engaging stakeholders. Sessions will feature local and national experts in affordable housing and community development, as well as peer-to-peer learning in a “community of practice” model. Participants will have the chance to acquire skills and build networks that will lead to enhanced opportunities in the field of affordable housing. 

 In collaboration with: 


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Sponsored by: 

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