Advocates hailed a new law to help stabilize FL’s housing crisis, but implementation has been rocky

New housing in Orlando. Credit: File, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Local officials on the ground working to help alleviate Florida’s housing crisis are now asking for a favor when the Legislature convenes in 2024: Fix the unintended consequences that came out of a signature policy initiative in the state Senate.

Florida lawmakers have already been hearing from elected local officials in the past few weeks, saying they need to readdress what’s called the “Live Local Act,” the new law that passed earlier this year to deal with issues that are hampering affordable housing

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