Subcommittee on Housing
Staff Lead: Michael Gallegos
Assure low income communities are aware of resources and services leading towards stabilized housing.
Increase housing stability by educating community members on housing programs aimed to provide equitable housing
Expand outreach to include education around income growth and career opportunities.
Coordinate the targeted outreach to households with a directory in multiple languages of the community-based service providers they can utilize.
Improve outreach directed to individual households by working to gather information and increase accessibility to workforce trainings, including language appropriate educational material.
Develop partnership with work training programs that support generational economic growths.
In collaboration with the Economic Opportunities Subcommittee develop a partnership with private businesses and other governmental agencies to promote education and training opportunities using ESL standards. Focus on supporting economic stability across generations by creating or improving streamline referrals from community-based service providers to workforce development institutions and employers seeking trained workers.
Assess or implement programs in partnership with service providers, with an agreed service outcome of economic growth, housing stability, and increased assets supporting home ownership
Work with community partners to create or support programs with the
end goal of increase community support around housing stability. Programs will focus services that strengthen a household's assets and
increases homeownership opportunities.
Expand and improve landlord-tenant mediation resources, which result in positive outcomes including eviction prevention and unintended circumstances
Work with community organizers to spread information on mediation and legal services with proper language needs.
Communicate to communities the mediation assistance which is available including legal services.