What are the steps for a HAP?

The HAP includes several key components, as listed below:

  1. Housing Needs Assessment (HNA): A HNA involves compiling various data sources to create a baseline demographic picture of a community. completed in the spring of 2022
  2. Housing Policy Framework Review 
  3. Community Engagement: Grant requirements prescribe that residents and community members are given opportunities to provide input for this plan. late spring and summer of 2022
  4. Draft Housing Action Plan (HAP): A draft HAP will be written and presented following the community outreach. This draft will incorporate community feedback, policy and code recommendations.
  5. Review and Adoption: A formal review and public hearings processes will allow the HAP to be adopted by the grant mandated deadline of June 2023.

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1. What is a Housing Action Plan (HAP)?
2. Why are we doing a Housing Action Plan (HAP)?
3. When will the HAP be done?
4. How is the HAP funded?
5. What are the steps for a HAP?
6. Who is representing the community for this effort?
7. What is a Housing Needs Assessment (HNA)?
8. Why is the data in the HNA from 2019?
9. How does the HAP impact future city planning?
10. What are other cities doing for their HAPs?
11. What other planning is the City doing?
12. What are the City’s existing housing policies?
13. What is affordable housing?
14. Will the HAP force Sultan to meet quotas for housing, Section 8, or rent control, or to build low-income housing?
15. Will the HAP address the cost of housing?