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Housing Advisory Boards, Committees and Groups

Housing Advisory Board (HAB)

The Housing Advisory Board (HAB) advises City Council and staff and has the following functions:

  • To advise the city council and city manager on housing issues, strategies, goals and policies.
  • To study and recommend to the council and the city manager long and short-range goals, ordinances, funding priorities and programs to address recognized housing needs.
  • To develop and recommend, with community input, innovative approaches to accomplish the city's housing goals, including tools for preserving existing housing.
  • To advise the city council and city manager concerning the impacts of city policy proposals on housing affordability, diversity and accessibility.
  • To review regional housing issues and make recommendations to the city council.
  • To advise the city council concerning an appropriate advocacy role for the city in state and federal housing matters.
  • To consult and coordinate with housing committees and other city boards and commissions to develop and support the city's housing efforts.

The HAB also provides advice to other city boards and City Council concerning the effects of city actions on housing.

Learn more about the Housing Advisory Board by visiting their homepage.

Affordable Housing Technical Review Group (TRG)

The TRG provides recommendations to the city manager on awarding affordable housing funds, both federal and local and provide direction and advice to City staff on other matters related to affordable housing finance.  

The TRG is composed of no more than seven members. With the exception of members who represent the community at large, members shall have professional experience relevant to the affordable housing industry. The city is currently recruiting four new members, to be appointed by the City Manager, including: 

  • One commercial lender with experience financing residential projects 
  • One realtor or other real estate professional with real estate sales experience 
  • Two representatives of the community at large 

Members shall be appointed to serve for one five-year term which may be renewed for an additional five-year term.  Members may serve for a maximum of two consecutive terms. 

 

Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC)

The CDAC provides recommendations to the city manager on awarding federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for eligible activities, including capital improvement needs of community agencies serving primarily low- and moderate-income households and provide direction and advice to City staff on other matters related to community development finance. 

The CDAC is composed of no more than seven members. Some members should have experience in human services, finance and construction.  At least one member should represent low-income people. The city is currently recruiting three new members, to be appointed by the City Manager. 

Members shall be appointed to serve for one three-year term which may be renewed for an additional three-year term.  Members may serve for a maximum of two consecutive terms.