January 2018 Updates
Truckee Family Resource Center
The Family Resource Center has formed an ad hoc committee to work on documenting the number and types of mobile homes in the region, and to explore options for supporting this form of affordable housing.
Mountain Area Preservation Foundation
MAP met with regional developers currently proposing projects such as Raley’s and within the Hilltop Master Plan to encourage workforce housing, and is working with the Family Resource Center on displaced residents.
Tahoe City Public Utility District
TCPUD staff met with NeighborWorks Home Ownership Center to discuss the district’s concerns over lack of available housing for both full and part time employees.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
TRPA Governing Board will hear from Mountain Housing Council and the Prosperity Center on achievable housing issues, and will receive a report on the components of the cost of housing prepared by Placeworks.
Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe
CATT has started a dialogue with Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding its prohibition of second units on parcels smaller than 3 acres with septic, estimating 1,000 parcels affected in Truckee alone. CATT’s affordable housing committee continues to work to shift local policies for projects moving forward.
Tahoe Donner is renting 9 homes plus one TDA-owned and renovated home to house 70 international J-1 workers employed by Tahoe Donner, and is working with the Mountain Housing Council to get property owners to participate in a housing survey.
Town of Truckee
Town Council passed a memorandum of understanding with Neighborhood Partners LLC in support of applying for a $16 million grant for the already approved 56-unit affordable housing project called Meadow View Place in Schaffer’s Mill. The Town also updated impact fees on new housing to be assessed per square foot rather than per unit with the hopes of encouraging smaller units.
Board of Supervisors passed a memorandum of understanding with Neighborhood Partners LLC in support of applying for a $16 million grant for the already approved 56-unit affordable housing project called Meadow View Place in Schaffer’s Mill. The Board of Supervisors will also consider a contract with Bay Area Economics to prepare a Housing Strategy and Development Plan at their Jan. 23 meeting.