Attend workshop or watch streaming video: St. Augustine wants public input on affordable housing

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The St. Augustine City Commission will host an affordable housing workshop starting at 3 p.m. on Monday, and the city is encouraging people to watch, attend and comment.

"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," according to a city news release. "Staff will be seeking City Commission direction on developing affordable workforce housing on two city-owned parcels."

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The workshop will include presentations by Assistant City Manager David Birchim, President and CEO of Ability Housing Shannon Nazworth, CEO of St. Augustine and St. Johns County Board of Realtors Victor Raymos, and St. Johns Housing Partnership Executive Director Bill Lazar.

The public will be able to comment at the meeting. The meeting will take place at The Alcazar Room of City Hall at 75 King St.

To watch the meeting live, visit CityStAugTV.com. For the agenda and packet, visit CityStAug.com/609.

This article originally appeared on St. Augustine Record: St. Augustine affordable housing: Public invited to give input