Workforce Housing Task Force for James City County

#afford_jccvaAbout the Task Force

The role of the Workforce Housing Task Force is to evaluate data, programs and efforts that affect affordable and workforce housing within James City County; assess strategies, best practices and initiatives to address the affordable and workforce housing needs; and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on strategies to address affordable and workforce housing challenges.

Learn More

Subscribe or listen to This Week in James City County to learn more about the Workforce Housing Task Force. Podcast episodes are available to stream below:

Findings & Recommendations

The Task Force meetings concluded in Feb. 2019. The Board of Supervisors reviewed the final recommendations at their Jan. 22, 2019, work session. Download the Findings & Recommendations (PDF).


James City County will be a diverse community offering a high quality of life and quality affordable housing options in safe, well-maintained, and inclusive neighborhoods.


  • James City County workers should be able to afford to live here if they choose to do so.
  • James City County should promote strategies that create and sustain mixed-income neighborhoods.
  • Creating a range of attainable housing options in James City County requires partnerships among the public, private and non-profit sectors.
  • James City County’s solutions for workforce housing should be designed to respect the County’s unique natural, historic and cultural resources.