City of Asheville announces Affordable Housing Plan community open houses

Press release from City of Asheville:

On Saturday, January 27, 2024, the City of Asheville’s Affordable Housing Division will host two Community Open Houses to collect input on the 2024 Affordable Housing Plan.

The Open House events will feature 6 informational workstations where members of the public will have the opportunity to provide input on affordable housing priorities from subsidized rentals to neighborhood stabilization.

Session 1

Jan 27, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Linwood Crump Shiloh Community Center

Session 2

Jan 27, 2024
2:00 – 5:00 p.m
Asheville Mall, near Barnes & Noble

Both meetings will be facilitated by City of Asheville staff and plan consultants, Enterprise Community Partners.
“These meetings are the best opportunity for the general public to engage directly with the plan consultants and staff to provide input that will shape the recommendations of the plan,” said Sasha Vrtunski, Affordable Housing Officer with the City of Asheville’s Community and Economic Development Department. “The plan will guide the City’s investments and programming for the next 5 to 10 years.”

There will also be the opportunity to give input through an online survey that will open on Monday, January 22. The survey will be open for approximately 3 weeks. Residents can sign up for updates on the plan, survey, and meetings at

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