Tampa Update – Autism Friendly Tampa Initiative and Public/Private Partnerships for Housing Those with IDDD (Intellectual Disabilities & Developmental Disabilities)

We welcome Luis Viera, Tampa City Councilman and Susan Morgan, the Project Manager for Gracepoint’s new special needs affordable housing.

Topics include:

  • Mayor’s Autism Friendly Tampa Initiative
  • Autism Friendly Playground
  • Public-Private Partnerships for building housing for those with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD)


We were also delighted to welcome News Channel 8 WFLA Morning News Anchor,
Gayle Guyardo, who joined us for the interview – more on that to come!

Gayle Guyardo Luis Viera and Julie Ames Autism Friendly Tampa

Julie Ames, Gayle Guyardo, and Luis Viera

graham at gracepoint housingThe Graham has 80 residents. Gracepoint privately funded the project, the first affordable housing units Gracepoint built from the ground-up using low income housing tax credits and a loan from the state of Florida.


Tampa City Council Luis Viera District 7Tampa City Council
Luis Viera
District 7

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