Here’s what Florida’s new affordable housing law could mean for Tampa Bay

One day after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new affordable housing plan into law, Tampa real estate attorneys Elise Batsel and Jacob Cremer are fielding questions from developers they didn't expect to be interested in the new programs. The law provides $711 million to fund affordable housing initiatives and incentivizes mixed-income and mixed-use development with tax breaks and measures to shorten the timeframe it takes for projects to be approved by local municipalities. It also removes local restrictions…Original Article