Housing Commission (Citizens Advisory Commission on Housing)

The Housing Commission is an all-volunteer, County Board-appointed, 13-member citizen advisory group responsible for advising the County Board on housing policy issues and funding allocations.

2023 Meetings

Meetings are typically scheduled monthly, prior to County Board meetings. To be included on the email distribution list for meeting agendas, contact Alex McMillen.

Date & Agenda  Location  Topics & Materials 

Jan. 12 

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Bozman Government Center Room 600 

Approval of Notes(PDF, 157KB) - Action

Crystal Houses - Information

Housing Commission 2023 Workplan(PDF, 178KB) - Action

Development Updates(PDF, 278KB) - Information

Feb. 9

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Bozman Government Center Room 220

Approval of Notes(PDF, 152KB) - Action

Joyce Motors(PDF, 240KB) - Action

Commercial to Residential Building Conversion(PDF, 475KB) - Information 

Housing Commission 2022 Annual Report - Information  

Development Updates(PDF, 220KB) - Information

Feb. 16 

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Missing Middle Housing Study - Action

Feb. 17

Housing Commission Homeownership Subcommittee

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Welcome and Updates - Discussion

Arlington County Homeownership Programs Overview and Analysis - Information

Homeownership Study Engagement Plan - Information

March 9 

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View Part 2 of the meeting recording here

Bozman Government Center Room 311

Approval of Notes - Action

The Serrano(PDF, 5MB) - Information

Affordable Housing Ordinance Overview(PDF, 3MB) - Information

FY 24 Budget Recommendations - Action 

Development Updates(PDF, 618KB) - Information

April 13  Bozman Government Center Room 216  
May 4  Bozman Government Center Room 216   
June 1  Bozman Government Center Room 216  
July 6  Bozman Government Center Room 216  
No August Meeting     
Sept. 14  Bozman Government Center Room TBD   
Oct. 5  Bozman Government Center Room TBD   
Nov. 2  Bozman Government Center Room TBD   
Dec. 7  Bozman Government Center Room TBD   

View past meetings

How to View and Participate in a Hybrid Housing Commission Meeting

Hybrid Housing Commission meetings will be held in-person with the option to participate through electronic communication means in compliance with the Code of Virginia.

  • Virtual participation will be hosted by teleconference/videoconference via Microsoft Teams.
  • Meeting access information will be provided on the Commission’s webpage at arlingtonva.us. (Link will be posted in chart above prior to the meeting start.)
  • Live captioning is available when using the Microsoft Teams App. Please download the free Microsoft Teams App onto your computer and test it prior to the meeting. You must be using the Teams App and be logged in to use the live captioning feature. For further instruction on how to join a Teams Meeting, see the How to Join a Microsoft Teams Meeting video.
  • Audio is available from the dial-in phone option.
  • A recording of the meeting will be posted to the Commission’s webpage two business days after the meeting.
  • To request translation services or other reasonable accommodations, contact Alex McMillen: amcmillen@arlingtonva.us703-228-3773

The public can participate by sharing live verbal testimony or written comments in advance.

  • If participating virtually, sign-up online to speak by 12 noon on the day of the meeting.
    • Registered speakers will receive an email with further instruction.
    • Speakers will join the meeting via Microsoft Teams (accessible through a web browser or the free app) or via a phone line to provide their comments.
    • To register by phone, contact Alex McMillen: 703-228-3773.
    • In-person registration at the meeting will also be available
  • Submit written comments online to the Housing Commission. Comments received by 12 noon on the day of the meeting will be provided to the Commission in advance.