Affordable Housing Advisory Commission
3rd Wednesday of Each Month
The Affordable Housing Advisory Commission shall consist of seven members appointed by the Board of Aldermen and two non-voting liaisons.
(1) Five residents of the Town of Carrboro;
(2) One resident of the Town’s extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction or the Town; and
(3) One member who need not be a resident of the Town of Carrboro, but who must possess special expertise related to affordable housing.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
The purpose of the Carrboro Affordable Housing Advisory Commission is as follows:
(1) To review and make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen concerning new or revised policies regarding the operation of the Town’s Affordable Housing Fund;
(2) To review and make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen for new or revised Land Use Ordinance provisions related to the Town’s Affordable Housing Goals and Strategies;
(3) To review and make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on Affordable Housing Funding Applications;
(4) To carry out specific responsibilities that may be required in accordance with the Affordable Housing Fund Policies or the Town’s Land Use Ordinance;
(5) To annually review the Town’s Affordable Housing goals, data and other progress indicators, and to make recommendations to prioritize or adjust activities based on such review;
(6) To offer recommendations to the Board of Aldermen for new or specific actions the Town may pursue to increase the availability of diverse, affordable housing in Carrboro, particularly as new opportunities arise or are brought to the Commission’s attention by Staff;
(7) To review and approve annual and other Staff reports to the Board of Aldermen;
(8) As needed or as requested by Town Staff, to organize subcommittees focusing on specific topics or issues to help advance specific work; and
(9) To identify and research affordable housing trends and issues.