Objectives tagged with "Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA)"

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 2

Encourage an adequate supply of housing with a range of price, density, ownership, size and building types.

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Objective 2.3

Consider the needs of residents with low mobility and/or disabilities

Sub-Objectives
2.3.1

Research and analyze the needs of people with limited mobility, including identifying where they currently live, what types of housing products and community features they need, and ideal locations for improvements in order to increase self-sufficiency and integration with the community.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA) ; Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Paratransit and Specialized Services
    -Paratransit identified themselves as taking a lead role in the research and analysis of the needs of people with limited mobility.
    -The Mobility Training Center (MTC) includes programs like Seniors on the Go (SOTG) and disabled advocacy groups, the RTC will work with these groups to develop training programs for fixed route usage.
    -A "practice" house located in the MTC is used to work with the visually impaired on life skills.
    -A CCSD program has been developed to train teachers that work with special needs kids.
    -The RTC would be involved with the internal layout of the development of the live-work center for the Opportunity Village Community Living Centers, where anyone can live.
    -Fixed route planning has already been contacted about bus stop locations around the development project.
2.3.2

Create development incentives for new residential construction and to rehabilitate existing housing to meet universal and visitability design standards.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 5

Promote resource-efficient land use and development practices.

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Objective 5.1

Promote sustainability in housing in the region to ensure a durable housing supply that will reduce housing costs for homeowners and renters.

Sub-Objectives
5.1.3

Promote the use of residential solar installations and passive design techniques.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Nevada Energy (NV Energy) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA) ; Southwest Gas
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term

Objective 5.6

Increase supply of regionally generated solar energy.

Sub-Objectives
5.6.2

Encourage all new commercial and residential construction to allow for solar energy connections.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term