PORT TOWNSEND — The Joint Oversight Board on Affordable Housing & Homeless Housing, which includes representatives of both Port Townsend city and Jefferson County, will discuss adding positions to represent youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless when it meets at 1:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 28.
The special meeting will be in the Cotton Building, 607 Water St.
The board also will consider approving a letter of support for Olympic Community Action Programs’ housing project. The plan is to build 44 units of affordable housing and an early childhood education center on county-owned property at Seventh and Hendricks streets in Port Townsend.
The board also will discuss House Bill 1406, which was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 9. The bill encourages investments in affordable and supportive housing.