Monthly Updates

The Patton Township Housing Task Force has been providing monthly updates to the public in 2021 through written and verbal reports to the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission. The educational presentations the Task Force received at their February and March meetings may be of most interest to the public.

February 2021

March 2021

  • March 2021, Presentation on Housing Issues (PDF) by Andy Haines, Executive Vice President of Gatesburg Road Development:
    • "Affordable Housing" - Its history and its negative image
    • Its major types (single family and multi-family) and the problems with single family funding
    • "Section 8" funding and Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)
    • The "Area Median Income" (AMI) for Centre Region residents (used to calculate affordability)
    • "Inclusionary zoning" and "Fee In Lieu Of"
    • Challenges to Affordable Housing

April 2021

May 2021

June 2021

  • June 2021 - More Research Subgroup Discussions (Housing, Zoning, Visioning)

July 2021

August 2021