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File #: 19-23    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action: 1/15/2019
Title: Referral of Projects to Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Ahead of Affordable Housing Review Meetings with Board of Aldermen PURPOSE: The Board of Aldermen is asked to approve a resolution which refers development projects that must participate in an Affordable Housing Review Meeting to the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee for review and consideration before the meeting with the Board of Aldermen takes place.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Vicinity Map
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Referral of Projects to Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Ahead of Affordable Housing Review Meetings with Board of Aldermen

PURPOSE: The Board of Aldermen is asked to approve a resolution which refers development projects that must participate in an Affordable Housing Review Meeting to the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee for review and consideration before the meeting with the Board of Aldermen takes place.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Marty Roupe, Development Review Administrator, 919-918-7333 or mroupe@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: Having now established an Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, the Board recently forwarded a development project to the committee for consideration ahead of holding an Affordable Housing Review Meeting with the applicant. As another project has been submitted also needing to participate in an Affordable Housing Review Meeting, staff has prepared a resolution (Attachment A) which moving forward automatically refers any such project to the AHAC for review before the Affordable Housing Review Meeting takes place between the applicant and Board of Aldermen.

The current project is for a parcel of land adjacent to the eastern side of University Commons Condominiums off Smith Level Road (see Attachment B, Vicinity Map). A twelve lot subdivision is proposed, which requires a Special Use Permit from the Board of Adjustment. Even though the Board of Adjustment ultimately will review the full application, LUO Section 15-54.1 requires that the applicant participate in an Affordable Housing Review Meeting with the Board of Aldermen if the applicant chooses to not fully meet the affordable housing goals established within the ordinance.

Staff has met with the applicant and discussed their plans for the affordable housing component for the project. The applicant desires to only include size-limited units in the project, in accordance with LUO Section 15-188. The Board is asked to r...

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