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Homeowners Representative Board Election

If you would like to run for the HRB, submit your candidacy application here.


-All events are located at the UHills Community Center, unless otherwise noted-


  • STEP AFRIKA: Wednesday, 1/17, 8pm, Irvine Barclay Theatre
  • UHILLS HAPPENINGS EVENT: Saturday, 1/20, 9:30-11:30am (RSVP below; breakfast will be provided)
  • CRV RECYCLING: Saturday, 1/20, 9-11:30am
  • LET'S TALK UCI NATURESCAPE: Wednesday, 1/24, 6:30-8:00pm (RSVP below; Pizza will be provided)
  • HRB CANDIDACY STATEMENTS DUE: 1/31
  • KNITTING CIRCLE: Saturdays, 10:30am-noon


Save the Date


  • TRIVIA NIGHT: Saturday, 2/3, Starts at 7pm Sharp!
  • CARNIVAL DISCO PARTY: Friday, 2/9, 6:30-10pm
  • PICKLEBALL CLINIC: Friday, 2/9, 5-8pm at Gateway Courts
  • THE BLUE NOTE QUINTET: Friday, 2/9, 8pm, Irvine Barclay Theatre
  • RUMMAGE SALE: Saturday, 3/16, 9am-12pm


General


  • UHILLS CRV RECYCLING PROJECT: The HRB Sustainability Committee and volunteers have earned $10,098 since spring 2019, all of which has been donated to the UCI Basic Needs Center. Of the total, $6,878 has been earned since moving to the Community Center in April 2022, so we're very grateful that we can make use of that space!
  • FREE MULCH: Mulch is available for pick up in the ICHA parking lot while it lasts. Courtesy of the University Hills HRB and Leonard Chaidez Tree Service.
  • JANUARY STORYWALK BOOK: "Off-Limits" by Helen Yoon
  • SEEN RATS? WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK: ICHA is tracking rodent sightings in University Hills, a new addition to our longstanding integrated pest management program. Email your rodent encounter or sighting to ICHA Community Management at Andrew.Herndon@icha.uci.edu or Kim.Hockings@icha.uci.edu.


Please contact Jason Danough at Jason.Danough@icha.uci.edu for more info about: City of Irvine CERT classes and volunteering for community events!

Run for Your Community Homeowners Representative Board

To be nominated as an HRB candidate, submit your statement by clicking here or on the link below. Candidate statements are due by Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Thoughts From Current HRB Members on Their Experience Serving on the HRB:


"I joined the HRB to be an active part of shaping the community in which my children are growing up. I also think it is important to lead by example and be the change."


"I ran for HRB to meet my neighbors, learn how our unique community works, and try to make it better for all of us — especially children (including ours). I got more than I bargained for! I’ve met people of all ages, experts of all kinds, in every UHills phase."


"I ran for the HRB because after living in UHills for a decade I felt a chilly indifference in the community, a sense that we were workforce housing, not a neighborhood. I saw HRB as a potential way to change that."


"Coming from a housing background through my employment with UCI, I wanted to see what this community was all about. While diverse, it felt disconnected. I wanted to hold folks accountable for what they say related to diversity, equity and inclusion. It's a work in progress, but work does get done."


"I ran for HRB to better understand the way UHills operates and help address the housing situation. I found it very rewarding to help with the entertainment and arts part because I can directly see the affect on our community — smiling faces and creating connections!"


"As far back as I can recall, I have been passionate about the value of community. I believe community enhances the individual, gives us a sense of belonging, a vehicle for problem-solving, and offers a greater source of strength in difficult times. It allows us to celebrate our connections and bring unity and joy into each others' lives. I ran for the HRB to represent and support our community and shape the future of UHills."  

Submit HRB Candidacy Statement Here

What Does the HRB Do?

  • Advises the Irvine Campus Housing Authority on community matters and property improvements and advocates on behalf of residents to build community.
  • Manages budgeted funds to promote community building activities, events and programs.
  • Is kept informed of Irvine Campus Housing Authority’s policies, procedures, and planning.
  • Guides Board sub-committees serving the community with Wellness, Entertainment, Safety and Diversity, Pride, Emergency Preparedness, Sustainability, Education and Architectural Control.


Over the past several years, HRB members have:

  • Organized informational forums on Emergency Preparedness, Covid 19, the OC Power Authority, policing in University Hills, and coyotes.
  • Organized numerous entertaining events such as community movies, parties, concerts, rummage sale and Earth Day celebrations (click on social icons below for photos and posters).
  • Supported efforts to protect our environment by supporting CRV Recycling, Drug Give-back recycling, Shredding and Electronic Waste Recycling, Zero Waste events and more. 

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UHills Neighborhood News

New StoryWalk Book


Explore University Hills' January StoryWalk® book, "Off-Limits" by Helen Yoon. The UHills Entertainment Committee displays a new book the first weekend of every month. Your StoryWalk® adventure begins at the entrance to Vista Bonita Park, near Vista Bonita Dr.

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