Entries by

ShelterJH Candidate Endorsements

MEDIA RELEASE   Contact: Brenna Cannon Email: info@shelterjh.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ShelterJH endorses housing champions in local election   Local housing advocacy organization ShelterJH announced endorsements for Town Council, County Commission, and Sheriff candidates today. “This 2018 election is a great reminder that we all need to vote all the way down the ballot […]

ShelterJH is hiring grassroots organizers

Job title: ShelterJH grassroots organizer(s) – multiple positions available About ShelterJH: we are a membership organization working to ensure that all who work in Jackson can have a home here. We all dream of a better life. We work hard and make sacrifices to try to meet our goals here in Jackson, the community we […]


Affordable Housing Rules and Regulations

The town and county invited for further public comment on some of the details of their most recent drafting of rules and regulations for affordable housing in our community. Below are some of our thoughts and opinions on the staff’s recommendations and the general discussion of housing in our community! We are stronger together, not […]

, ,

The 6 most important changes to our housing rules

We’ve been closely tracking the housing mitigation and housing rules & regs updates in the town and county’s “Engage2017” planning updates. Town Council and County Commission are getting input that opposes our goals of fair housing for all, and more affordable and workforce housing … so hearing from community members who support housing is critical. The […]


How should we change our affordable housing rules & regs?

The town and county asked for public input on a series of questions about our Housing Rules & Regulations as part of their Engage2017 planning work. The ShelterJH policy team dug deep into the questions and wrote the following letter to our elected representatives. We hope it helps explain what mitigation is and how it can help. Make […]

Change the rules for housing in Jackson

Now’s the time to make a difference in how we do housing in Jackson! The Housing Department is taking public input on their “Housing Supply Plan,” which outlines how much housing we need for what income levels – and how to get there. Read the plan in English or Spanish, and comment by September 26 […]