Housing Advisory Committee

11/19/20 HAC Meeting

Due to COVID-19, upcoming HAC meetings will be via Zoom. The meetings are open to the public. Call info: see agenda posted below for call-in numbers. Agendas are posted approximately one week before meetings.

 

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Housing Advisory Committee (HAC) to advise the Housing Authority Board of Directors on policy matters, identify housing issues, and recommend programs and services for the low and moderate income residents of Washington County.

 

Committee Members

Committee members are appointed by the Housing Authority Board of Directors for a term of four years. Appointment to a second four-year term may be granted at the discretion of the Board.

The Housing Advisory Committee is represented by fifteen members, consisting of the following:

  • Two (2) members being assisted by the Housing Authority;
  • One (1) member involved in the Finance profession;
  • One (1) member representative of the Elderly;
  • One (1) member representative representative of Minority Groups;
  • One (1) member drawn from officials of Social Service organizations;
  • One (1) member drawn from either Design/Architecture/Engineer professions;
  • One (1) member involved in Real Estate/Development/Construction;
  • One (1) member involved in Urban and Regional Planning;
  • One (1) member involved in Property Management;
  • One (1) member involved in representing Veterans; and
  • Four (4) members-at-large.

The Committee complies in all respects with ORS Chapter 192.610 through 192.710 commonly called the Public Meeting Law.

 

Purpose and Duties

Pursuant to Housing Authority Resolution Order (HA-RO) 91-14, the duties of the HAC shall include but not limited to the following:

  1. Identify, consider and recommend housing goals and policies. Review the Housing Assistance Plan and advise the Board on its adoption;
  2. Identify and consider the community's needs for lower income housing and the resources available to meet those needs and recommend to the Housing Authority programs to meet those goals;
  3. Advise the Housing Authority on applications to the federal and state government for housing programs;
  4. Make recommendations to the Housing Authority for changes or revisions in policies of the Housing Authority;
  5. Review and recommend action on the budgets of the Housing Authority;
  6. Review and make recommendations on other matters coming before the Housing Authority and perform such other advisory functions as many be referred to the committee by the Housing Authority.
For the full text of the HAC bylaws visit this link.

Meeting Schedule

Generally, the Housing Advisory Committee meets every fourth Thursday of each month at 9:00 am. The usual meeting location is the conference room of the Department of Housing Services located at the Juvenile Building, 111 NE Lincoln Street, 2nd Floor Meeting Room 258, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124.

Materials from meetings are available by clicking the meeting date in the schedule below.

2020 Meetings

 January 23, 2020  Packet   Minutes  July 23, 2020 - No Meeting
 February 27, 2020  Packet   Minutes  August 20, 2020  Packet   Minutes
 March 26, 2020  Packet   Minutes  September 24, 2020  Packet   Minutes
 April 23, 2020  Packet   Minutes                     October 16-  Retreat Minutes
 May 8, 2020 (subcommittee) Agenda   Minutes  November 19, 2020  Packet   Minutes
 May 28, 2020 - Budget  Packet   Minutes  December 11 - Luncheon 
 June 25, 2020  Packet   Minutes  

 

2019 Meetings

 January 24, 2019  Packet   Minutes  July 25, 2019 - No Meeting
 February 28, 2019  Packet   Minutes  August 22, 2019  Packet   Minutes
 March 28, 2019  Packet   Minutes  September 26, 2019  Packet   Minutes
 April 25, 2019  Packet   Minutes                     October 18 - Retreat Minutes
 May 23, 2019 - Budget  Packet   Minutes  November 14, 2019  Packet   Minutes
 June 27, 2019  Packet   Minutes  December 6 - Luncheon 

 

2018 Meetings

January 25, 2018 July 26, 2018 - No Meeting
February 22, 2018 - meeting canceled August 23, 2018
March 22, 2018 September 27, 2018
April 26, 2018 October 26, 2018 - Retreat
May 24, 2018 - Budget November 15, 2018  Packet   Minutes
June 28, 2018 December 7, 2018 - Luncheon

 

2017 Meetings

January 26, 2017 August 24, 2017
February 23, 2017 September 28, 2017
March 23, 2017 October 13, 2017 - Retreat
April 27, 2017 November 16, 2017
May 25, 2017 - Budget December 8, 2017 - Luncheon
June 22, 2017  
July 27, 2017 - No Meeting  

 

2016 Meetings

January 28, 2016 August 25, 2016
February 25, 2016 September 22, 2016
March 24, 2016 October 14, 2016 - Retreat
April 28, 2016 November 17, 2016
May 26, 2016 - Budget December 9, 2016 - Luncheon
June 23, 2016  
July - No Meeting