Door Co Affordable Housing Initiative

Lakeshore CAP Joins Door County Affordable Workforce Housing Initiative

Across this country affordable housing is an issue for many. Lakeshore CAP is honored to be part of a group working towards solutions in Door County. Colleen Homb*, Executive Director at Lakeshore CAP, join others on a design team that will work together during a three-phase, six-month process to develop innovative solutions for affordable housing.

From the Door Co Pulse:

“Door County has been selected as one of three pilot communities in the state to take part in the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority’s (WHEDA) new Rural Affordable Workforce Housing Initiative. The initiative attempts to address the state’s shortage of rural affordable workforce housing through the pilot communities, coupled with new financing tools for home buyers and developers in rural areas.”

“WHEDA’s $10 million rural affordable workforce housing initiative, including the community pilot program and supplemental financing tools, are funded by WHEDA operations, and no state tax dollars are involved.”

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*Colleen Homb has worked at Lakeshore CAP since 2005 — as the youth mentoring program coordinator, community services team leader, family development director, interim director and has been it’s executive director since Feb 2019.

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Colleen Homb, Lakeshore CAP Director

Colleen Homb, Lakeshore CAP Director

Lakeshore CAP is pleased to announce Colleen Homb has been named Executive Director of our Community Action Program!

In her role, Colleen will provide the overall direction and leadership in managing the affairs of our four-county agency, which includes:

  • advocating for the interests of low-income individuals and families
  • ensuring effective program operations
  • adhering to state and federal regulations and contractual obligations
  • maintaining agency fiscal integrity
  • strategic planning
  • resource development
  • providing assistance to the Board of Directors.

Colleen had been serving as interim director since February 2017. She has worked at Lakeshore CAP since 2005 as the youth mentoring program coordinator, community services team leader and family development director.