Member Services

SSHA3P focuses on supporting member governments in reaching their local housing goals through a variety of services


SSHA3P offers grant support services to support our members in increasing their capacity to meet local housing goals. Staff identify funding that will support long range planning, affordable housing development, and housing related public works investments.

Identify and provide awareness of state and federal grant opportunities

Assist with application development and submission

Support RFP development and marketing

Assist with contract development

Policy and Program

Members governments may request SSHA3P staff assistance and support in the following areas:

Comparative policy analysis

Data support

Community engagement

Developing summary analysis as an element of policy consideration

As with the Housing Toolkit, members are encouraged to reach out to SSHA3P staff to request support in considering policy changes.

Legislative Advocacy

To advance the priorities of the annual State Legislative Agenda, SSHA3P staff work in collaboration with member governments and stakeholders during the interim and legislative session. Services provided include:

Monitoring committees of jurisdiction

Tracking and analyzing specific legislation and budget items

Producing and distributing legislative weekly hot-sheets

Identifying opportunities for SSHA3P members to provide public testimony on specific legislation

Providing monthly legislative briefing during Executive Board meetings

SSHA3P staff are available to conduct the following tasks in support of aligned interest, at the request of member governments:

Assisting with producing talking points and/or testimony

Providing legislative briefings

Scheduling meetings with legislators

Producing legislative analysis specific to requesting government

Housing Development

To facilitate the creation of affordable housing, SSHA3P staff are available to support members through a variety of predevelopment services, including:

Feasiblity analysis to determine site mitigation issues, infrastructure needs, zoned capacity, and site layout options

Identification of publicly owned land suitable to affordable housing development

Coordination between member governments and affordable or mixed income housing developers to explore potential projects