Standing Committees and Advisory Groups
- Executive Committee
- Tender Awards Committee
- Governance Committee
- Appeals Committee
- Investment Committee
- Community Economic Development Advisory Group
- Provider Advisory Group
- Tenant Advisory Group
The Executive Committee provides support to the NRH Board of Directors through budget review and monitoring and approval of monthly and quarterly reports and consultation/advice on operational issues.
The Executive Committee consists of 4 directors, who are elected by the Board.
The Tender Awards Committee reviews, evaluates and awards NRH public tenders and change orders within the established contract value ranges.
The Tender Awards Committee consists of 3 members:
- 2 or more NRH Board director
- 1 NRH Manager, Housing Operations
- 1 NRH Capital Works Manager
The Governance Committee provides advice and support to the Board of Directors on matters related to governance and policy.
The Governance Committee consists of:
- 3 directors of the NRH Board
The Applicant/Tenant Appeals Committee reviews and makes decisions on appeals from applicants and NRH tenants regarding eligibility, priority status, withdrawal of Rent-Geared-To-Income and urgent transfer status.
The Appeals Committee consists of:
- 1 NRH director
- 2 of the following:
- Representative of the Provider Advisory Group
- NRH Manager
- A representative of the Niagara Region
The Investment Committee assists the NRH Board of Directors through review of investment reports and financing vehicles.
The Investment Committee consists of 3 directors of the NRH Board.
Community Economic Development Advisory Group
The Community Economic Development Advisory Group is developing a pilot model to support families to move forward to economic self-sufficiency by connecting them with the services they need.
This group uses an holistic approach to bring human, social, physical and financial supports to identified communities.
The Community Economic Development Advisory Group consists of:
- 4 or more NRH Board directors
- 1 Niagara Region Community Services
- 1 Resource Association for Teens
- 1 YWCA
- 1 Niagara Women’s Enterprise Centre
The Provider Advisory Group (PAG) acts as a liaison between housing providers (ie. providers of non-profit and cooperative housing) and the NRH Board of Directors. The group reviews new policies, procedures and guidelines affecting housing providers, identifies relevant issues of concern and advocates for providers.
The Provider Advisory Group (PAG) consists of 9 members:
- 1 NRH Board director
- 2 members of cooperatives
- 1 representative of Federal Non-profit agency
- 1 representative of an aboriginal agency
- 1 member of a supportive agency
- 3 memberships from any of the above categories
The Tenant Advisory Group (TAG) acts as a link between tenants and NRH. Tenant Advisory Group (TAG) meetings are held in communities across Niagara and form an open dialogue between tenants and NRH on policies, procedures, guidelines and service needs.
The Tenant Advisory Group (TAG) consists of:
- 1 NRH Board director
- 11 tenants
- NRH staff