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Presentation by the Housing Action Team at the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Quarterly Gathering on July 20, 2011

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Housing action team_07 20 11

  1. 1. Housing Action Team Presentation to the Quarterly Gathering July 20, 2011 Skip Wenz, Bettina Schempf, Betty Griffiths
  2. 2. Vision: <ul><li>All residents will have access to affordable housing options by 2020. </li></ul><ul><li>Housing will be energy efficient, provide a healthy living environment, reduce waste through recycling and preservation, and all new construction will minimize impacts on our resources and environment </li></ul>
  3. 3. Four Goals for 2020: <ul><li>All residents will have access to affordable housing options. </li></ul><ul><li>All existing homes in Corvallis will be preserved, adaptively reused, or recycled </li></ul><ul><li>All housing will be energy efficient and provide a healthy living environment </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic homelessness will be reduced by 75% </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>KEY PROJECTS </li></ul>
  5. 5. ABUNDANT CHOICES HOME TOUR & EXPOSITION & <ul><li>Self-guided tour on May 21 from 1-5 pm </li></ul><ul><li>7 homes </li></ul><ul><li>150-200 people </li></ul><ul><li>Key objective: </li></ul><ul><li>Education about housing options and solutions with a focus on affordability </li></ul>
  6. 6. Abundant Choices Tour <ul><li>Homes included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Live-Work Spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-law Units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Homes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land Trust Homes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Cost- Low Impact Housing </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Other activities <ul><li>Downtown Neighborhood Survey for Land Use Action team </li></ul><ul><li>Presented research paper about the impact of affordable housing on economic development to the Economic Development Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the work of the Infill Task Force and their recommendations by partner organizations </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other activities <ul><li>Explored options for a $99k home </li></ul><ul><li>Completed review of 2008 Action Plan on Housing Action </li></ul>

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