Placer County Housing Development Advisory Taskforce

Placer County Seeks Applicants for New Housing Taskforce

Placer County is inviting interested individuals to apply to serve on a new board-appointed committee. The Housing Development Advisory Taskforce will help to identify and move forward affordable housing projects in the county. 

The taskforce will consist of nine community members with expertise in housing development who understand the unique housing needs of the Placer region. Members will have experience in at least one of the following sectors: builders experienced in infill development, community foundations, residential brokers, commercial brokers, banking and/or mortgage lenders, land use or housing attorneys, housing advocates, and student housing stakeholders.

How to Apply

Download and fill out the application found here. The deadline to submit applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021. Completed applications will be sent via email or mail to the following addresses:

Email address: [email protected] 

Mailing address: Anne Marie Novotny, Housing Specialist
Placer County Community Development Resource Agency
3091 County Center Drive, Auburn, CA 95603

Next Steps

Applications will be reviewed by the Placer County Board of Supervisors and Community Development Resource Agency staff members.  Members will be appointed by the Placer County Board of Supervisors in April 2021.  The first Taskforce meeting will be held in May 2021.

Learn More

On February 9, 2021, the Board of Supervisors adopted a Resolution to designate the member seats, eligibility requirements and terms for the new Board-appointed Housing Development Advisory Task Force.

Taskforce Focus: The Taskforce will serve the Board of Supervisors by reviewing housing development proposals and identifying available sites or affordable housing projects that merit review and consideration of the Board of Supervisors.

Qualification of Membership:  Members must demonstrate that they have expertise in housing development in Placer County to be eligible for appointment to the Taskforce.

Term of Office:   Terms will be staggered between two and three years to ensure committee stability. After the first three years, all terms will be two-year terms.

Member Appointments:   Members will be appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Members shall serve on a volunteer basis. Applications for all seats will be received by Placer County Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) and reviewed by the Board of Supervisors and CDRA staff.

Meeting Schedule:   Quarterly (at a minimum) in February, May, August, and November, but may meet more often as needed.

2/9/21 Board Agenda Item 6A Attachments:

Press Release published 2/9/2021 can be found here Version OptionsPlacer County Housing Development Advisory TaskforceHeadline.