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File #: 21-129    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/20/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Affordable Housing Quarterly Report PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Council to receive an update on the Town's Affordable Housing Activities.
Attachments: 1. ATTACHMENT A- Affordable Housing Active Projects, 2. ATTACHMENT B - Affordable Housing Collaboration
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Affordable Housing Quarterly Report

 

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this item is for the Council to receive an update on the Town’s Affordable Housing Activities.

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DEPARTMENT: Housing and Community Services

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Rebecca Buzzard, Housing & Community Services Director, rbuzzard@townofcarrboro.org, Anne-Marie Vanaman, Management Specialist, amvanaman@townofcarrboro.org

 

INFORMATION: Town staff have been using the Goals and Strategies document, created in 2014, as the main guide for the Town's affordable housing efforts. On September 8, 2020, staff presented the yearly affordable housing report <https://carrboro.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4633094&GUID=6E6EAD9B-556E-4AF2-9D9B-87E4FA6FD76C>.

The presentation and report reflected the Town’s accomplishments towards the stated goals and provided additional information on progress being made toward Council identified targets. This will continue to be updated and reported on a yearly basis.

In the meantime, Town Council members requested quarterly updates on current affordable housing projects and collaborative activities.  Staff presented the last report on January 26, 2021 <https://carrboro.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4762638&GUID=8D470D57-6CB6-4439-8935-381080F94CB4&Options=&Search=>. Attachment A provides a listing of current affordable housing projects. Attachment B provides information on local and regional collaborative housing efforts.

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: None noted in relation to the receipt of this update.

 

RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends that the Town Council receive this update.