• 1131 N Paul Russell Road, B-201 | Tallahassee, FL 32301

Tamara West

Technical Advisor

TAMARA WEST is a Technical Advisor with the Florida Housing Coalition and provides training and technical assistance to local governments and nonprofit organizations in Florida. Tamara has twenty years of experience administrating and implementing state, federal, and local housing grants awarded to local governments. Tamara has expertise in finance, budgeting, housing, and community development, including CDBG, HOME, ESG, and ERA. She is knowledgeable of SHIP program implementation and has a long record of successfully guiding local government through annual audits and compliance reporting. She was recognized for launching numerous emergency rental and mortgage assistance programs.

She was previously the Housing & Neighborhood Development Manager of Polk County and a Finance & Grants Manager with Hillsborough County. In these roles, she was responsible for leading efforts to partner with housing developers and nonprofits to promote affordable housing. She has a Finance degree from the University of South Florida and a Master’s in Public Administration from Troy University.

Connect With Me

Email: west@flhousing.org

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tamara-west-mpa-4800/