Finally, under Item 4, a bit of stick has been added as a NOTE: committees need to start presenting proposals, any proposals, just present some danged proposals or it looks like we're not doing anything. Please.
Making Homes Happen, Inc., Cathie Miles of Shelter Management, Inc., Nicole Utz of the Salem Housing Authority, and Valerie White, of Encompass Management and Consulting, Inc.. Admittedly, these new additions to the agenda look like they might actually have some relevant knowledge and experience (not that the previous rental managers panel didn't have those things, they just didn't look like they had them).
How the Task Force expects to cover all those subjects in 30 minutes we have no idea, especially as it seems they're trying to understand the barriers to renting both private and public housing. The Task Force could easily spend the entire time talking about the criminal history barrier, especially considering HUD's recent guidance disfavoring the use of criminal background as an automatic disqualifier. [7/21 Update: they ran out of time.]
As for Item 3, while 50 minutes is definitely not too much time to spend on
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As of this writing, the first edition is still what's posted to the MWHITF website, so here for your convenience is the meat of the second and latest edition: