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Main Focuses

The committee focuses on three primary areas:

Affordable Housing: Recommend to the City Commission policies to promote homeownership and the maintenance and creation of high-quality, affordable housing in the community. These policies will include use of HOME/CDBG funds, tax policy and other city policy.

Downtown Development: Recommend to the City Commission policies regarding downtown development. These policies will include policy for the use of CDBG and HOME funds in the downtown area, tax exemptions, tax increment financing and the use of other city funds downtown.

Neighborhood Redevelopment:  Recommend to the City Commission policies regarding Neighborhood Redevelopment. These policies will include policy for the use of CDBG and HOME funds in lower-income neighborhoods, infrastructure improvements and the use of other city funds.