Palm Beach County Counts
Professionals, policy makers, and community members use PBC Counts to stay informed and find the information they need
to do community assessments, market research, and strategic planning. Explore this website to compare more than 100 PBC
indicators to other Florida communities, the state and nation, access over 1,500 examples of effective county-level programs
and link to local programs and services, and set community goals, track progress and create custom reports.
Florida Assets & Opportunity Scorecard
the Corporation for Enterprise Development published a 2009-2010 comprehensive look at wealth, poverty and the financial
security of families. Read Florida’s profile for measures of economic self-sufficiency and opportunity.
Communities for a Lifetime
is a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, this blueprint report from 2007 presents
recommendations in the areas of housing, health care, transportation, accessibility, business, education, employment,
volunteer opportunities and recreation to enhance quality of life in Florida’s communities.
Towards a Sustainable Florida
is a 2006 compilation of essays by the Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida and provides a critical review of environmental,
social, and economic concepts for sustainable development in Florida.
Florida Affordable Housing Study Commission
was created in 1986 and each year makes public policy recommendations to the Governor and Legislature to stimulate community
development and revitalization and to promote the production, preservation, and maintenance of safe, decent affordable housing
for all Floridians.
The State of Florida Housing
a 2009 report from the University of Florida’s Shimberg Center for Housing Studies is a compendium of facts on
Florida’s housing, including state, metropolitan and county level data on affordability, housing stock,
and sales trends.