Planning Commission Considers Hotel Changes

Monroe County Planning Commission will consider a request for a text amendment to increase options for hotels to offer affordable housing. Last Stand has provided the commissioners with our recommendations for changes to the request in the following letter: The Board...

Endangered Key Deer Review

Last Stand, along with other environmental organizations, is trying to monitor U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service actions that could lead to a down-listing of the endangered status of the Florida Key Deer. In order to change status under the Endangered Species Act, six...

Supporting Realistic Evacuation Planning

Last Stand strongly opposes the award of up to 1,300 additional workforce housing allocations for the Florida Keys because the condition that makes the Keys Workforce Housing Initiative appear safe is both unrealistic and unenforceable.  The Keys Workforce Housing...

Green and Affordable

Housing that is green and affordable should be the priority for awarding Key West’s limited remaining building rights. Last Stand will be advocating to keep sustainable features, including rainwater catchment systems shown here, as a part of the incentive system...