Policy 8

Strengthen the County’s institutional capacity to streamline, administer, and implement the housing programs.

  • HN8.1 Increase staffing and funding for DHCD and supporting agencies to effectively manage housing production and rehabilitation and to streamline and administer housing programs and services. 
  • HN8.2 Recruit established national and regional nonprofit housing organizations and foundations to develop new affordable housing, rehabilitate existing housing, and provide homeowner education, nonprofit mentoring, and job training in the County. 
  • HN8.3 Recruit experienced housing developers to serve as mentors to nonprofit organizations in order to strengthen their financial, project, and construction management, and other skills critical to cost-effective and sustainable housing production.