Apply to be part of the City’s new Advisory Committee on Housing
 

The City is now accepting applications for a new 21-member Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Housing — a panel that will advise City leaders on all aspects of housing policy. Applications are due Oct. 5.

The formation of the committee comes as Minneapolis faces significant housing challenges, including a shortage of affordable housing, homelessness and housing instability, and record low rental vacancy rates and inventory of affordable homes for purchase. The committee will be staffed by employees from the Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED), Regulatory Services and Health departments.

The committee will include 12 resident members reflecting the diversity of Minneapolis and perspectives from renters, homeowners, people who have experienced homelessness, rental property owners and affordable housing advocates.

It will also include nine representatives from organizations that work on housing issues, including one from each of the following:
• Hennepin County Continuum of Care Operating Committee of Heading Home Hennepin.
• Minneapolis Public Schools.
• The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority.
• An organization that provides emergency or overnight shelter services in Minneapolis.
• An organization that advocates for renters.
• A nonprofit community development organization.
• An organization that advocates for rental property owners.
• An organization that supports homeownership and the elimination of racial disparities in homeownership rates.
• An organization that works for equity in housing, including preventing involuntary displacement of low income communities of color.

Visit the City’s website for application requirements and more information. Applications will be reviewed by City staff with input from Mayor Jacob Frey’s office and the City Council Housing Policy and Development Committee, which will vote on recommended members and then forward on to the full Council for consideration of appointment to the advisory committee. For the 12 resident members, the Council will appoint eight representatives and the mayor will appoint four. 
 
 

Published Sep 4, 2018

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