Affordable Housing Advisory Board

Serves as principal advisory body to the Department of Commerce on housing and housing-related issues and advise the department on the five-year housing advisory plan.
Board Website
Policy AreaHuman Services
Governor Appointments22
Total Board Positions25
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.185B.020
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationReimbursed for Board expenses
Term Length (years)4
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: Two representatives from each of the following: residential construction industry, home mortgage lending profession, association of counties (one Eastern Washington), association of cities (one Eastern Washington). One representative from each of the following: real estate profession, apartment management and operation industry, for-profit housing development industry, nonprofit housing development industry, homeless shelter operators, lower-income persons, special needs populations, and public housing authorities; a member at-large; and a representative of organizations that operate site-based permanent supportive housing and deliver onsite supportive housing services. In addition, the governor will appoint the chair.