Our latest news


January 19, 2023 – See CASL in ABC7 as Rick Adams shares the work CASL is doing in Sarasota to support unhoused people as well as people with disabilities, as housing prices continue to rise.

November 30, 2023 – See CASL in SRQ Magazine as we share the new support CASL is receiving from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation in the form of a grant to go towards CASL’s Transition Program.
August 5, 2022 – See CASL on SNN News as we received a 1.5 million dollar check from State Senator Joe Gruters and Representative Fiona McFarland to be used in maintaining and developing CASL’s properties throughout the state.
June 29, 2022 – See CASL in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune about affordable housing at MLK and Tuttle in Sarasota to include grocery store, pharmacy, medical clinic, and wrap-around services for families, such as childcare and afterschool centers.
~ 114+ acre parcel of land
~ 370+ affordable rental units

May 27-29, 2022 – The 24th Annual Family Café, Hyatt Regency Convention Center, Orlando. CASL was one of the session speakers on the topic of supportive housing.
May 27-29, 2022 – Governor DeSantis was the keynote speaker which focuses on information learning, legislative advocacy, and networking for people with developmental disabilities and their families, the largest event of its kind in Florida.
May 25, 2022Meagan Miller at ABC 7 News Fort Myers featured CASL and Blue Sky Communities in a news segment on affordable housing.

May 13, 2022– Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation awards $250,000 grant to CASL for current affordable housing projects in Sarasota County.

May 03, 2022– PJ Brooks, COO of CASL shares his thoughts with ABC Action News this week about how CASL has seen a greater demand for affordable housing.
January 20, 2022– SNN, The Suncoast News Network ran a story about CASL! Listen to PJ Brooks – CASL COO, and other officials how they are working together to help former inmates to re-enter society.
January 19, 2022– CASL in a Sarasota Magazine article about the Gulf Coast Community Foundation ‘s $156,000 grant CASL received for the Transitions program.
March 2020– Virtual tour of Arbor Village, Sarasota, FL, opened March 2020. Affordable supportive housing for adults with disabling conditions.
October 2018– Here’s the SHIFTS Program in action working to reduce homelessness within the community. Our case managers at CASL help to support individuals transitioning from homelessness back into the community. @sarasotasheriff