Workforce Housing Task Force for James City County

#afford_jccvaAbout the Task Force

The role of the Workforce Housing Task Force is to evaluate data, programs and efforts that affect affordable and workforce housing within James City County; assess strategies, best practices and initiatives to address the affordable and workforce housing needs; and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on strategies to address affordable and workforce housing challenges.

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Findings & Recommendations

The Task Force meetings concluded in Feb. 2019. The Board of Supervisors reviewed the final recommendations at their Jan. 22, 2019, work session. Download the Findings & Recommendations (PDF).

Vision

James City County will be a diverse community offering a high quality of life and quality affordable housing options in safe, well-maintained, and inclusive neighborhoods.

Principles

  • James City County workers should be able to afford to live here if they choose to do so.
  • James City County should promote strategies that create and sustain mixed-income neighborhoods.
  • Creating a range of attainable housing options in James City County requires partnerships among the public, private and non-profit sectors.
  • James City County’s solutions for workforce housing should be designed to respect the County’s unique natural, historic and cultural resources.