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Housing Advisory Commission

The Housing Advisory Commission (HAC) is made up of ten members: two appointed by each County Supervisor. The HAC holds regular meetings generally on the first Wednesday of each odd-numbered month of the year (January, March, May, etc.), or as otherwise shown in the current HAC Work Plan.

Regular meetings are held in the Planning Department Large Conference Room at 701 Ocean St., 4th Floor. The HAC advises the Board on housing policy and related matters, as provided in Chapter 2.94 of the Santa Cruz County Code. The Housing Division of the Planning Department provides staff support to the HAC.

The current Housing Advisory Commissioners are:

1st District: John Flaniken, Sibley Simon (Chair)
2nd District: Bud Carney, Tom Honig
3rd District: Reed Geisreiter, Darius Mohsenin
4th District: Rose Marie McNair, John Skillicorn
5th District: Bryan Chambers, Kent Washburn

To contact the HAC, please call (831) 454-2332 or email

For more information on Santa Cruz County Commissions, Committees, and Advisory Bodies, click here.

Agendas, minutes and meeting materials for HAC Meetings are available here:

July 13, 2022 Meeting Materials


Item 7: Consider and Make Recommendation on Draft Tiny Homes on Wheels (THOW) Ordinance

Link to Staff Report

To receive upcoming HAC meeting agendas by email, please send your email address to with subject line: HAC Subscriber List.

COVID19 update: Due to the pandemic, HAC meetings are currently being held by phone conference / webcast only via Teams Live events. Participation instructions for these events are posted to the agenda page at the link above and sent out with the meeting agenda to the HAC Subscriber List. For more information or assistance with online HAC meetings, please call 454-2332 or email