Mayor's Housing Advisor
City of Boise Planning & Development Services

Nicki Olivier Hellenkamp was born and raised in Boise, Idaho and has worked in the affordable housing world since her first job out of college as a volunteer coordinator for a housing and homeless services provider in Philadelphia. After graduating with her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Washington, she served as a Policy Manager for the Housing Development Consortium Seattle-King County, where she supported local governments in analyzing and advancing policies related to affordable housing development, and as a Senior Civil Rights Analyst for the Seattle Office for Civil Rights, where much of her work was focused on allegations of housing-related civil rights violations. Nicki has worked for the City of Boise as the Mayor’s Housing Advisor since July 2021.

Speaking at the Following:

Feb 20

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

A Look Back on the Latest State and Local Housing Policy Innovations

3:45pm – 5:00pm
Hilton Austin, Governor's Salon D, Floor 4

State and local governments have been making the news in recent years; pushing legislation, new funding and other proposals to advance attainable housing production and preservation in their communities. This panel will bring together a few examples from around the country to discuss changes at the state and local levels, what has been successful and where challenges remain. This session is eligible for 1.25 AICP credits. Sign-in sheets will be available at the conference.