Next Mountain Housing Council Meeting October 16

The Mountain Housing Council meets quarterly. Meetings are designed for members but the public is welcome to attend. To review the Public Protocol for meetings, click here.

Mountain Housing Council Quarterly Meeting
Friday, October 16, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Top 5 Reasons Why Housing Matters Here

In the North Tahoe-Truckee region, there is a staggering need for housing at every income level, from homeless to middle-income salary earners. Available, achievable housing that fits a diverse range of household types is essential to maintaining the social fabric, economic vibrance and health of our community.

Read our top 5 reasons why housing solutions matter in the Tahoe Truckee Region.

Permanent Supportive Housing Moves Forward

Permanent Supportive Housing in the North Tahoe Truckee region is one step closer to reality. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution regarding the implementation of California’s Homekey program to acquire the 7 Pines Motel, a 14-unit motel located in Kings Beach for Supportive Housing.

Measure K = Sustainable Funding for Housing

If passed, the funding measure would provide approximately $700,000 annually for 20 years to the Town of Truckee without increasing taxes on local residents and businesses. The additional funds would help provide housing that is affordable to low- and middle-income workers and local families who are struggling to rent or buy a home in addition to preserving open space and bolstering response to natural disasters and fire.

TRPA Launched Housing & Community Revitalization Working Group

To launch and implement its Housing Initiative, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) formed a Housing and Community Revitalization Working Group composed of members from local agencies and organizations, housing developers, and community members. Working in tandem with TRPA, the Group will implement strategies that incentivize affordable housing for locals.

Town of Truckee is building 193 new units that will be ready in 2021.

Coldstream Commons, a 48-unit affordable housing project, will be deed-restricted to income earners making 60% of area median income or below, which for a family of two is under $40,000 per year. More.

Frishman Hollow II, a 68-unit affordable housing project, will be deed-restricted to income earners making 80% of the area median income, which for a family of two is $55,050. More.

Truckee Artist Lofts, a 77-unit affordable housing project, will be deed-restricted to income earners making between 30 and 80% of the area median income, which for a family of two is between $20,650 and $55,050. More.

For more information about qualifying for affordable housing in our region, visit the Understanding AMI page on the Mountain Housing Council website.

MHC Website Content Now in Spanish

MHC’s website now includes a Spanish translation feature. Simply click on the yellow Translate box at the bottom left-hand corner of the website. Select the Spanish Flag for the Spanish translation. Please share the news.

Stay Up To Date With Local Housing Issues and Programs

We’ve posted the meeting material from the July 17th MHC Quarterly Update on the website.

Check Out MHC Partner Updates

We’ve created a new page on the MHC website where the 27 partners of the MHC can share their updates on progress made on various housing programs and policies. Check out the page and learn more about the new Truckee Tahoe Workforce Housing Agency too.

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