NACo Housing Task Force

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    NACo Housing Task Force

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    NACo President Denise Winfrey announces the NACo Housing Task Force

    Launched in November 2022, the NACo Housing Task Force brings together county government officials from across the nation to illuminate the most critical housing challenges and opportunities from the county government perspective.

    Through the task force, NACo will elevate county-led solutions and innovations for addressing our nation’s growing housing affordability and inventory crisis and identify intergovernmental and public-private approaches, informed by the policies, practices and partnerships of America’s counties, that enhance housing affordability and stability for our nation’s residents.

    County Role in Housing

    Counties are instrumental in community planning, land use, zoning and enacting policies and other regulations that affect housing. Regardless of specific county functions and responsibilities, all counties have the potential to establish and enhance partnerships with public, private and nonprofit sector stakeholders.

    Task Force Scope of Work

    Under the leadership of the co-chairs, the Task Force will develop a detailed analysis outlining the challenges local communities face regarding housing across the country. Final products will include a landscape report, a series of case studies from across the country and a blog post series that details convening findings.

    The Task Force will host in-person meetings and produce original research to examine the role of county governments in housing. The Task Force will meet in person in November 2022 to kick off the nine-month project, with additional in-person convenings in February and May of 2023, culminating in the release of a national housing landscape at the NACo Annual Conference in July 2023.

    Task Force Members

    NACo President Denise Winfrey appointed 30 county leaders from across the United States with the mission of examining comprehensive county-led solutions to housing.

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    Co-Chairs

    Hon. Kevin Boyce
    Commissioner
    Franklin County, Ohio

    Hon. Sherry Maupin
    Commissioner
    Valley County, Idaho

    Members

    Hon. Monique Baker McCormick
    Commissioner
    Wayne County, Mich.

    Hon. Rod Beck
    Commissioner
    Ada County, Idaho

    Hon. Matt Calabria
    Commissioner
    Wake County, N.C.

    Hon. Reuben Collins
    Comissioner President
    Charles County, Md.

    Brantley Day
    Community Development Director
    Cherokee County, Ga.

    Hon. Richard Desmond
    Supervisor
    Sacramento County, Calif.

    David Dunn
    Executive Director, Housing Redevelopment Authority
    Olmsted County, Minn.

    Hon. Richard Elsner
    Commissioner
    Park County, Colo.

    Hon. Bill Gravell
    Judge
    Williamson County, Texas

    Hon. George Hartwick
    Commissioner
    Dauphin County, Pa.

    Hon. Deb Hays
    Commissioner
    New Hanover County, N.C.

    Hon. Eileen Higgins
    Commissioner
    Miami-Dade County, Fla.

    Hon. Ann Howard
    Commissioner
    Travis County, Texas

    Hon. Alicia Hughes-Skandjis
    Assembly Member
    City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska

    Mary Keating
    Director of Community Services
    DuPage County, Ill.

    Hon. Marilyn Kirkpatrick
    Commissioner
    Clark County, Nev.

    Graham Knaus
    Executive Director
    California State Association, Calif.

    Hon. Jennifer Kreitz
    Supervisor
    Mono County, Calif.

    Hon. Barry Moehring
    Judge
    Benton County, Ark.

    Hon. Ken Hughes
    Supervisor
    Essex County, N.Y.

    Hon. Larry Nelson
    Supervisor
    Waukesha County, Wis.

    April Norton
    Housing Director
    Teton County, Wyo.

    Patrick Alesandrini
    Chief Information Officer
    Hillsborough County, Fla.

    Hon. Renee Robinson-Flowers
    Commissioner
    Pinellas County, Fla.

    Hon. Josh Schoemann
    County Executive
    Washington County, Wis.

    Hon. Lisa Schuette
    Supervisor
    Carson City, Nev.

    Hon. Bill Truex
    Commissioner
    Charlotte County, Fla.

    Hon. Nora Vargas
    Supervisor
    San Diego County, Calif.

    2022-09-21
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    2022-11-10

Watch Video

NACo President Denise Winfrey announces the NACo Housing Task Force

Launched in November 2022, the NACo Housing Task Force brings together county government officials from across the nation to illuminate the most critical housing challenges and opportunities from the county government perspective.

Through the task force, NACo will elevate county-led solutions and innovations for addressing our nation’s growing housing affordability and inventory crisis and identify intergovernmental and public-private approaches, informed by the policies, practices and partnerships of America’s counties, that enhance housing affordability and stability for our nation’s residents.

County Role in Housing

Counties are instrumental in community planning, land use, zoning and enacting policies and other regulations that affect housing. Regardless of specific county functions and responsibilities, all counties have the potential to establish and enhance partnerships with public, private and nonprofit sector stakeholders.

Task Force Scope of Work

Under the leadership of the co-chairs, the Task Force will develop a detailed analysis outlining the challenges local communities face regarding housing across the country. Final products will include a landscape report, a series of case studies from across the country and a blog post series that details convening findings.

The Task Force will host in-person meetings and produce original research to examine the role of county governments in housing. The Task Force will meet in person in November 2022 to kick off the nine-month project, with additional in-person convenings in February and May of 2023, culminating in the release of a national housing landscape at the NACo Annual Conference in July 2023.

Task Force Members

NACo President Denise Winfrey appointed 30 county leaders from across the United States with the mission of examining comprehensive county-led solutions to housing.

View Task Force Members

Co-Chairs

Hon. Kevin Boyce
Commissioner
Franklin County, Ohio

Hon. Sherry Maupin
Commissioner
Valley County, Idaho

Members

Hon. Monique Baker McCormick
Commissioner
Wayne County, Mich.

Hon. Rod Beck
Commissioner
Ada County, Idaho

Hon. Matt Calabria
Commissioner
Wake County, N.C.

Hon. Reuben Collins
Comissioner President
Charles County, Md.

Brantley Day
Community Development Director
Cherokee County, Ga.

Hon. Richard Desmond
Supervisor
Sacramento County, Calif.

David Dunn
Executive Director, Housing Redevelopment Authority
Olmsted County, Minn.

Hon. Richard Elsner
Commissioner
Park County, Colo.

Hon. Bill Gravell
Judge
Williamson County, Texas

Hon. George Hartwick
Commissioner
Dauphin County, Pa.

Hon. Deb Hays
Commissioner
New Hanover County, N.C.

Hon. Eileen Higgins
Commissioner
Miami-Dade County, Fla.

Hon. Ann Howard
Commissioner
Travis County, Texas

Hon. Alicia Hughes-Skandjis
Assembly Member
City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska

Mary Keating
Director of Community Services
DuPage County, Ill.

Hon. Marilyn Kirkpatrick
Commissioner
Clark County, Nev.

Graham Knaus
Executive Director
California State Association, Calif.

Hon. Jennifer Kreitz
Supervisor
Mono County, Calif.

Hon. Barry Moehring
Judge
Benton County, Ark.

Hon. Ken Hughes
Supervisor
Essex County, N.Y.

Hon. Larry Nelson
Supervisor
Waukesha County, Wis.

April Norton
Housing Director
Teton County, Wyo.

Patrick Alesandrini
Chief Information Officer
Hillsborough County, Fla.

Hon. Renee Robinson-Flowers
Commissioner
Pinellas County, Fla.

Hon. Josh Schoemann
County Executive
Washington County, Wis.

Hon. Lisa Schuette
Supervisor
Carson City, Nev.

Hon. Bill Truex
Commissioner
Charlotte County, Fla.

Hon. Nora Vargas
Supervisor
San Diego County, Calif.

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