Corey Harris sees housing as the first step in addressing many other equity issues in Gainesville. (Katie Hyson/WUFT News)

Gainesville’s new senior housing strategist on the affordable housing shortage


Corey Harris began this month in the newly created position of senior housing strategist for the City of Gainesville. He’s tasked, in part, with helping solve a serious affordable housing shortage.

WUFT’s Katie Hyson spoke with Harris about his plans.

About Katie Hyson

Katie Hyson is a Report for America Corps Member at WUFT News covering racial and rural inequities in East Gainesville and north central Florida. She can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing Click here to learn how you can support her reporting.

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