County Seeking Applications for Ad hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals to serve as members on the newly established City of Wilmington/New Hanover County Ad hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing. The purpose of the City/County Ad hoc Committee is to conduct a comprehensive examination of workforce/affordable housing efforts, along with the demand for and supply of such housing, and recommended “best practices” that would be most appropriate to improve and increase the stock of available workforce housing in this region. Once appointments have been made, the 14 member committee should complete its work over the next 6 months concluding with a report on recommendations to the Wilmington City Council and New Hanover County Board of Commissioners.

Those interested in serving should submit a committee application to the Commissioners’ Office.  Applications can be obtained at the Board of Commissioners Office, New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 175, by calling 798-7149, or click Boards & Committees on the County’s web page at  Applicants must reside in New Hanover County.

Applications are needed by June 6, 2016 for consideration by the Board at the June 20, 2016 meeting in the following categories:

  • At-Large
  • Banking
  • Community Non-Profits
  • Home Builders Community
  • Private Development
  • Real Estate
  • Workforce Housing

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230 Government Center Drive, Suite 175 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7149 • Fax 910-798-7145