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File #: 43548    Version: Name: Senior Housing RFQ Recommendation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2016 In control: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
On agenda: 8/2/2016 Final action: 8/2/2016
Enactment date: 8/8/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00585
Title: SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION - Recommending the selection of CommonBond Communities for the provision of services relating to the development and property management for a mixed income senior housing development.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Sheri Carter, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. 43548_version 1 6-29-16.pdf, 2. 43548_version 2.pdf, 3. CommonBond Senior.pdf
Fiscal Note
Fiscal note pending.
Title
SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION - Recommending the selection of CommonBond Communities for the provision of services relating to the development and property management for a mixed income senior housing development.

Body
WHEREAS, on December 2, 2014 the Common Council passed resolution number 14-00906 directing Housing Strategy Committee to develop recommendations for a housing policy that promotes transit oriented housing for seniors. The policy should support safe and affordable housing with access to transit and amenities for older adults; and

WHEREAS, in November of 2015 staff submitted the Senior Housing Chapter of the Biennial Housing Report which was referred to the Housing Strategy Committee, the Committee on Aging, and the CDBG Committee, the Council accepted the Senior Housing Chapter in February of 2016; and

WHEREAS, on February 23, 2016 the Common Council accepted the Senior Housing Chapter of the Biennial Housing Report which recommended “For seniors that can no longer stay in their homes due to affordability, work to ensure the creation of affordable senior housing throughout the city to allow them to continue to age in place” and “create a city-led pilot project combining senior housing, mixed-income housing, transit oriented development with a strong connection to services and healthcare on an infill site” which “would likely require a City RFP process and possibly site acquisition and City participation through subsidy for the low-income component, onsite services, and transit”; and

WHEREAS, the Affordable Housing Market Report and Senior Housing Chapter of the Biennial Housing Report identified Low Income Housing Tax Credits as a key component of financing affordable rental housing and applications for the next available round of Low Income Housing Tax Credits are due in January 2017; and

WHEREAS, on June 7, 2016 the Council passed Enacted Resolution No. RES-16-00433 directing the CDA to draft and issue...

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