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File #: 1562-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2013 In control: Development Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to make loans and grants for the operation of the Affordable Housing Opportunity Program; to authorize the expenditure of $331,385.00 from the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($331,385.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the expenditure of $331,385 for the provision of loans and/or grants for projects that preserve and increase the local supply of decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing for low-income families. The source of funding is the Community Development Block Grant Fund awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund represents the City's commitment to the preservation and production of housing units affordable to very-low, low and moderate-income individuals. Eligible households must meet the HUD income eligibility requirements of 80% AMI or below. Funds will be used to meet the housing needs identified in the Consolidated Plan. Programs will provide housing rehabilitation assistance for owner-occupied, single family homes of homeowners.

Emergency action is requested to avoid interruptions in program services.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding is from the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Fund.


Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to make loans and grants for the operation of the Affordable Housing Opportunity Program; to authorize the expenditure of $331,385.00 from the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($331,385.00)


Body

WHEREAS, the Department of Development, Housing Division desires to administer an Affordable Housing Opportunity Program; and

WHEREAS, this legislation authorizes the expenditure of $331,385.00 for the provision of loans and grants for projects that preserve and increase the local supply of decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing for low-income families; and

WHEREAS, the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund represents the City's commitment to the preservation and production of housing units affordable to very-low, low and moderate-income

WHEREAS, funds will be used to meet the housing needs identified in the Consolidated Plan; and

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