News and Upcoming Events

FACC general meeting:  
     May 1, 9 am, Siuslaw Public Library, Bromley Room.  The FACC will offer a panel discussion on some of the efforts being made in the community to address the question of how families without previous rental history can find affordable housing in the Florence area.
Greg Wood will speak about First Step's transitional housing project. Eric Hauptman of Heart of the Coast Housing Alliance will present its vision for the manufacture of ADU's (Accessary Dwelling Units) and the issues such homes can help remedy. Suzanne Mann-Heintz of Safe Shelter for Siuslaw Students will share plans in the works for temporary emergency housing for students and their families and the impact of of insufficient housing on student performance. 
In addition to the housing panel, the FACC will hold its monthly business meeting. This month, the FACC Board will present its slate of candidates for board positions and take nominations from the floor.  The annual election of board members happens at the June 5 meeting.