TIMELINE | Housing GSO Community Engagement Process
May 29, 2019 • Community Leaders Focus Group (Attendees: Beth McKee-Huger, representatives from Piedmont Triad Regional Council, CFGG, NC A&T, East Greensboro Now, Cone Health, UNCG Center for New North Carolinians, and United Way) • Lenders and Foundations Focus Group (Attendees: Kim Graham, Capital Bank – Community Development Officer; Danny Davis, Pinnacle Financial Partners – Community Development; Kevin Lundy, CFGG) • Vulnerable Populations Focus Group (Attendees: Representatives from Salvation Army, IRC, Central Carolina Health Network, Family Services of the Piedmont, Servant Center) • Public Agencies (Greensboro Housing Authority) Focus Group (Attendees: James Cox, Jaymar Jones, Tina Gray, Sharell Newman) • Affordable Housing Developers and Non-Profits Focus Group (Attendees: Greensboro Housing Coalition, Community Housing Solutions (CHS), Affordable Housing Management (AHM), Habitat for Humanity, East Greensboro Now) • Brokers/Relators Focus Group (Attendees: Attendees: TREBIC (9 attendees), Greensboro Rent-A-Home, Greensboro Regional Realtors Association, Piedmont Triad Apartment Association)
July-August 2019 • Community Needs Survey was available to the public from July 22, 2019 to August 16, 2019 in English, Spanish, and Arabic. 451 total responses.
August 1, 2019 • Public meeting at the Greensboro Central Library, 219 N. Church St. 24 people attended the public meeting. • Greensboro Homeless Union meeting (attendance not recorded).
October 15, 2019 • Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro meeting (Attendees: Elaine Ostrowski, Kevin Lundy, Tara Sandercock, Walker Sanders) • Individual meetings with City Council members • Public Hearing for the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). • Public Comment Period open from October 15, 2019 – November 15, 2019 for the AI. (Two comments received.)