Housing Options Study and Action Plan Advisory Group to hold meeting

The group’s fifth meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. Tue., June 22 via Zoom. The meeting is open to the public and will be recorded

VANCOUVER – The Housing Options Study and Action Plan project’s purpose is to identify housing challenges within the unincorporated Vancouver Urban Growth Area and opportunities to encourage development of housing that is affordable to a variety of household incomes through the removal of regulatory barriers and/or implementation of other strategies.

The group’s fifth meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. Tue., June 22 via Zoom. The meeting is open to the public and will be recorded.

The Housing Options Study and Action Plan project’s purpose is to identify housing challenges within the unincorporated Vancouver Urban Growth Area. File photo
The Housing Options Study and Action Plan project’s purpose is to identify housing challenges within the unincorporated Vancouver Urban Growth Area. File photo

For information on how to join and participate in the meeting, visit https://clark.wa.gov/community-planning/housing-project-advisory-group.

At the meeting, the Project Advisory Group (PAG) will finalize the project objectives and begin discussing and prioritizing strategies for the Housing Action Plan. This work is anticipated to continue for the next several meetings.

The Clark County Council and county manager have appointed a volunteer PAG to provide input throughout the Housing Options Study and Action Plan project. The group represents a broad spectrum of interests including those most vulnerable to rising housing costs and displacement, people working in the housing industry, and parties responsible for housing-related regulations.

The group will utilize a consensus-based approach to creatively and collaboratively problem-solve issues regarding barriers in providing additional housing types in the unincorporated Vancouver Urban Growth Area. The group also will develop recommendations that will become part of the Housing Options Study and Action Plan. The recommendations will be reviewed and considered by the public, the Clark County Planning Commission and county council.

Learn more about the project at www.clark.wa.gov/housingoptions.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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