Mountain Housing Council Updates & Weekly Housing Decisions

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UPCOMING MEETINGS

Housing policy is being discussed and decided regularly at public meetings across the region. Here are some upcoming meetings where elected officials will vote on housing issues. These meetings are open to the public, and when you show up and join the conversation, we all accelerate housing solutions together.

July 24, 2018- The Placer County Board of Supervisors

Kings Beach Events Center, 8318 North Lake Blvd., Kings Beach

(9:05am) Mountain Housing Council Update: A report on MHC’s first year accomplishments.

Details of Update

(9:35am) Nahas Project Land Purchase-  

Supervisors will vote on purchasing 11.4 acres of property in the Dollar Hill area of Tahoe City that represents a unique opportunity to build local achievable housing in North Tahoe. The project’s size, location and availability make it one of the best opportunities to put together a project that alleviates North Tahoe’s severe housing crisis.  Memorandum: Negotiation of Agreement of Purchase and Sale

July 24, 2018-  Truckee Town Council

Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Rd., Truckee

(6pm) Truckee is updating its general plan, a document which will effect housing policy within Truckee for decades to come. Because of high interest in the committee, the town will vote on expanding the committee from 15 members to 22, seeking to assemble a group of advisors that represent the varied interests within the town.  Agenda details

July 25, 2018- Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board Meeting

Truckee Tahoe Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Rd, Truckee, CA 96161

(4:30pm) Nahas Project- A consideration and possible action on Truckee Tahoe Airport District participating with Placer County in the purchase of the Nahas Property in Tahoe City for Workforce/Locals housing project. Board of Director Staff Report  Agenda

HOUSING NEWS

Martis Valley Affordable Housing Project Wins $16 Million Grant

The State of California has awarded $16.25 million to a 56-unit affordable housing project in the Martis Valley and regional transportation projects. The funding is a big step forward for the Meadow View Place affordable housing project, a critically needed workforce housing project that could begin construction as early as next year. The grant was secured through the joint support of several Mountain Housing Council partners.

https://www.placer.ca.gov/news/2018/june/workforce-housing

Truckee Railyard Developer Featured in the New York Time for Affordable Housing Innovation

Innovation is one of the key ways to bring down housing costs and unlock affordability, and the developer of the Truckee Railyard is making headlines with his innovative approach to housing efficiency. Rick Holliday’s groundbreaking Factory OS was recently profiled by the New York Times in an article that explored how quantum leaps in construction methods are bringing new affordable housing solutions to market.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/07/business/economy/modular-housing.html

Truckee-Tahoe Housing Leaders Visit Colorado to Learn About Housing Solutions

A group of Truckee-Tahoe leaders recently visited Colorado mountain towns to learn about how other municipalities are tackling the widespread housing crisis. Hear directly from them what they learned as they visited ski towns similar to Truckee-Tahoe in their trip across Colorado.

https://mountainhousingcouncil.org/2018/07/06/mountain-housing-council-members-travel-to-colorado-mountain-towns-to-learn-about-housing-solutions/