Duties/Function:        The Housing Committee provides advice and guidance to the Board of Supervisors on housing issues in furtherance of                                         the County's goal to promote a variety of safe, sanitary and affordable housing types for Albemarle County residents of                                         all income groups. The Chief of Housing provides staff support.


Length of Term:        Initially, one-third of the membership shall be appointed for three years, one­third for two years and one-third for one                                         year. All subsequent appointments shall be for a three-year term with a limit of two consecutive terms. All terms, with

                                        the exception of the first year, shall begin on January 1.



Frequency/Meeting Time:    The Committee meets on the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. (generally at the COB 5th




Membership:                       The Board of Supervisors shall appoint at least nine members to the Housing Committee. The Committee should include representation from the following areas or organizations:


Real Estate


Financial Community Legal Community Consumer

Habitat for Humanity

Charlottesville Housing Foundation

Albemarle Housing Improvement Program

Property Management University of Virginia


Qualifications:                     A willingness to attend meetings and actively participate; a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of affordable housing issues in Albemarle County; expertise and/or experience in representing constituent concerns; an ability to work in collaboration with others; and an interest in community service.


Cc appointment letter to: Ron White

County Attorney

Commonwealth's Attorney

(For UVA Rep Only, Ida Lee Wootten, U.Va. Community Relations, P. O. Box 400229, Ch'ville 22904-4229.)



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