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File #: 21-354    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/20/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Affordable Housing Advisory Commission Funding Recommendation PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to consider approving recommended funding for four nonprofit affordable housing applications to the Affordable Housing Special Revenue Fund.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution for AHSRF Awards 10-20-21, 2. Attachment B - AHSRF FY22 Budget Summary, 3. Attachment C - AHAC Recomendation - AHSRF Oct 1, 2021, 4. Attachment D - Funding Request Summaries
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Affordable Housing Advisory Commission Funding Recommendation

PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to consider approving recommended funding for four nonprofit affordable housing applications to the Affordable Housing Special Revenue Fund.
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DEPARTMENT: Housing and Community Services

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

INFORMATION: In the October 1, 2021 application cycle, four (4) requests were received and forwarded to the Affordable Housing Advisory Commission (AHAC) for review. The funding application summaries can be found in Attachment D. The FY21-22 Affordable Housing Special Revenue Fund (AHSRF) budget has a current balance of $216,106. However, the four requests totaled $288,140, $72,034 over the current available budget. Two more application cycles (January 1 and April 1) remain in the fiscal year. The AHSRF budget, reflecting the year-to-date balance and the following recommendation, is provided in Attachment B.

On October 20, 2021, the AHAC heard from the applicants and discussed the requests. They voted to make the following funding recommendations which total $159,312.
1. Alliance of Aids Services - Recommendation: Fully Fund - $20,000
Requested $20,000 in additional funding for the rehabilitation of 1700 N. Greensboro Street for seven units of permanently supportive housing.
2. Pee Wee Homes - Recommendation: Partially Fund - $60,000
Requested $100,000 for pre-development and construction costs - three small home units of rental housing for 30% AMI and below.
3. Rebuilding Together of the Triangle - Recommendation: Fully Fund - $19,312
Requested $19,312 for critical repairs, ADA upgrades, and weatherization for two homes owned by long-time, elderly, and disabled homeowners. These repairs will support homeownership retention and the ...

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