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File #: [22-0265]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Filed
File created: 3/30/2022 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 4/6/2022 Final action: 4/6/2022
Title: Endorse the County-Wide Coordinated Manufactured Homes Action Plan.
Attachments: 1. Draft Staff Presentation, 2. County-Wide Manufactured Homes Action Plan, 3. Manufactured Home Community Map, 4. Manufactured Home Strategy Report to Council - January 2021, 5. Chapel Hill Resident Engagement Report - 2018, 6. Mobile Home Park Work Group Report - 2017, 7. Manufactured Housing Resources Guide, 8. Staff Presentation, 9. Council Questions with Staff Response
Related files: [18-0576], [21-0006], [21-0254], [22-0247], [22-0309]


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Endorse the County-Wide Coordinated Manufactured Homes Action Plan.
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Staff:
Department:
Sarah Osmer Vi?as, Director
Affordable Housing and Community Connections
Nate Broman-Fulks, Affordable Housing Manager


Overview: Staff is presenting a County-Wide Manufactured Homes Action Plan. The Action Plan is designed to provide a plan to address the redevelopment threats facing manufactured home communities in Orange County. The Plan is a collaborative effort between the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough, and Orange County that outlines specific objectives, strategies, action steps, partners and resource needs to address the redevelopment threat facing manufactured home communities.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council review and consider endorsing the County-Wide Manufactured Homes Action Plan.

Background
* In 2016-2017, the County, Towns, and local housing partners formed a manufactured homes work group to begin to discuss and evaluate opportunities and obstacles to addressing the needs of manufactured home community residents.
* There are 100 manufactured home communities in Orange County housing over 2,000 households.
* As development pressures increased for the northern part of Chapel Hill, in 2018, the Town began creating a strategy to proactively engage residents and owners of the four manufactured home communities in Town to develop a plan should future redevelopment occur on any of these sites.
* There has been extensive progress in implementing the Strategy, as outlined in the attached Strategy Report to Council - January 2021.
* In 2021, staff from the Towns and County came together to form the Manufactured Home Staff Working Group to create a plan to address the redevelopment and sustainability threats facing manufactured home communities in Orange County. This plan used resident engagement and the Town's existing Manufactured Home Strategy as its foundation.

Action Plan Overview
The Action Plan is a collaborative e...

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