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2018-2019 Sales Tax Revenue Budget: Affordable Housing

The budget information below is for fiscal year 2018-2019 and reflects a shortened collection period that will begin in August 2018. Budgets reflect additional revenue only and do not represent total department spending or existing sales tax revenue.

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Projects

Project Description

Mayor's Recommended Budget

New House 20 Program

Expand pilot program to place the 20 highest users of emergency services into stable housing

$125,000

Shared Housing Program

Fund a structured roommate housing program which maximizes existing resources to match those in need of housing with available opportunities

$100,000

Land Discounts and Financing

Provide gap-financing, loans and other incentives to include affordable units in mixed housing developments; part of the Housing Trust Fund

$2,100,000

Incentivized Rent Assistance Program

Fund an assistance program to stabilize low-income renters using best practices and an outcome-based approach, to help prevent homelessness

$656,250

Service Model Program for Most Vulnerable Populations

Support and enhance pilot housing programs for individuals with mental illness and children experiencing homelessness

$218,750

Community Land Trust

Expand the number of homes placed in Community Land Trust, a pilot program which permanently secures land to make single-family homes more affordable

$250,000

Down Payment Assistance

Increase funding and marketing for home ownership programs

$100,000

Fee Waiver Program for Affordable Housing Developers

Waive City fees related to development in exchange for the inclusion of affordable housing in mixed-income developments

$320,000

Federal Funds Accounting and Grant Administration and Reallocation

Fund additional administrative costs for Housing & Neighborhood Development (HAND) staff to create and manage City funded programs

$175,000

Additional Planner

Hire one new planning position to manage the impacts related to overall infrastructure upgrades

$101,161

Census Coordinator

Hire a census coordinator to prepare for 2020 Census and help gain an accurate count. Census data determines federal affordable housing and community development funding to the City

$80,000

Total:

$4,226,161

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