City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 04
Chapter 04.34A
Section 04.34A.020

Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures

Chapter 04.34A Community Housing and Human Services Board

Section 04.34A.020 Functions

The Community Housing and Human Services Board shall:

  1. Advise the City on preparing the Annual Action Plan, the CAPER, the Citizen Participation Plan, the Consolidated Plan, and other required plans to conform with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Washington State Department of Commerce where applicable;
  1. Hold public hearings on the draft plans to obtain citizen comments prior to recommending adoption by City Council;
  1. Make recommendations about funding priorities for housing programs and projects and social services utilizing federal, Washington State and City resources;
  1. Evaluate funding requests for eligible activities and projects and make funding recommendations to the Mayor and City Council; 
  1. Make recommendations for funding to the Mayor and City Council for local grant dollars using human services priorities as established by the City Council;
  1. Provide policy guidance and recommendations for community development, human services, and special purpose grant programs applications and implementation;
  1. Participate with the Spokane Continuum of Care in developing the goals and priorities for regional homeless plans; and
  1. Represent the diverse constituencies that make up Spokane’s low and moderate income populations, to help guide Spokane’s community, housing, and human services into the future.


Date Passed: Monday, August 13, 2018

Effective Date: Friday, September 21, 2018

ORD C35665 Section 2