County & City Workforce Housing Committee To Hold First Meeting

Posted August 17, 2016 at 10:54 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington’s Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Azalea Room at New Hanover County’s Executive Development Center, located at 1241 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC 28403.

The 14-member Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing was established by county and city officials to conduct a comprehensive examination of workforce/affordable housing efforts, along with the demand for and supply of such housing, and recommended “best practices” that would be most appropriate to improve and increase the stock of available workforce housing in this region. The committee is expected to recommend specific short and long-term strategies, and identify key stakeholders whose involvement will be critical to achieving success.

More information and a list of the 14 committee members, who were appointed by the County Board of Commissioners and Wilmington City Council, can be found here. For questions about this newly-established committee, please contact the county’s staff liaison, Jennifer Rigby, at 910-798-7237 or the city’s staff liaison, Suzanne Rogers, at 910-341-5809.

 

Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
910-798-7461

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