Low-income housing project timeline

Here’s a timeline of the proposed low-income housing project in Lassen County.

Project History
2016: Gables Project proposal was not approved by the Lassen County Board of Supervisors.

Sept. 26, 2017: Resolution authorizing the acceptance of No Place Like Home technical assistance grant funds.

March 28, 2018: Lassen County Housing Site Feasibility Study completed by Housing Tools.

June 12, 2018: Presentation to the Lassen County Board of Supervisors on the Lassen County Housing Site Feasibility Study.

July 23, 2019: Resolution authorizing the acceptance of the County noncompetitive allocation award under the NPLH Program.

June 2019 – October 2019: Housing Tools and Lassen County Housing Committee conducts meetings dedicated to developing Lassen County’s 10-Year Plan to Address Homelessness.

Nov. 12, 2019: Community presentation by the County and Housing Tools on housing and homelessness in Lassen County.

Feb. 22, 2021: Lassen County issued an RFQ to solicit affordable housing developers interested in working with the county on a No Place Like Home (NPLH)-funded permanent supportive housing project.

April 13, 2021: Lassen County formally selects Danco Communities to partner on an NPLH-funded project.

April 27, 2021: Board approval of Lassen County’s 10-Year Plan to Address Homelessness.

May 19, 2021: County presentation on Permanent Supportive Housing and NPLH with Danco at a City Council Meeting.

May 27, 2021: Board approval of Predevelopment MOU with Danco.

June 2021 – December 2021: Danco attempts to purchase property in Susanville for NPLH project.

January 2022 Final Round of NPLH Funding: Danco unable to apply for NPLH with county due to inability to enter into contract on a property.

January 2022 – Present: County research into feasibility of county-owned properties.

Oct. 11, 2022: First Permanent Local Housing Allocation public hearing and approval of resolution authorizing the application and adopting the plan for the PLHA program.

Nov. 17, 2022: Second Permanent Local Housing Allocation public hearing and approval of resolution authorizing the application and adopting the plan for the PLHA program. Funds to be used for a supportive services reserve for an affordable/supportive housing project.

Dec. 20, 2022: Resolution declaring county property (APNs 105-180-023 and 105-130-001) as Exempt Surplus Land.