Resolution No. 20161215-031
City Manager to support a pilot program where local qualified employers can get affordable on-site units at the Grove, while employer pays the differential between employee’s income and affordable units cost.
Ordinance 20160914-001:The following direction was given to staff in the form of a budget rider: when soliciting the Affordable Housing Linkage Fee Study, City Staff should refer Resolution No. 20160616-035 for guidance.
Ordinance 20160914-001: The following direction was given to staff in the form of a budget rider related to the use of the Housing Trust Fund. 1) To avoid using the affordable Housing Trust Fund for salaries, studies, consultant fees and ongoing expenses; and 2) to ensure some portion of Affordable Housing Trust Fund should remain unallocated for several months give Joint Subcommittee discussion about possible workforce housing collaborations as well as the immediate need for additional emergency housing.
Resolution No. 20161020-027: Approve a resolution relating to funding repairs for manufactured homes. Directs the City Manager to explore various funding options at the national, state, and local levels, including general obligation bond funds, which may be used to repair mobile homes located within the City of Austin.
Resolution No. 20161013-005: Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore partnership opportunities between the City of Austin, Austin Independent School District, and Travis County for affordable housing and other development projects.
Resolution No. 20161006-050: Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to create a housing lending advisory group to develop recommendations for programs to provide new lending tools for current and new homeowners and report back to Council.
Resolution No. 20160616-035: Approve a resolution related to a Fair Housing Initiative that includes, but is not limited to, the following components: inclusionary zoning, affordable housing, voluntary housing programs, the City's Housing Trust Fund, low/moderate-income individuals, and economic and racial integration and housing diversity.
Resolution No. 20160407-024: Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore the feasibility of increasing the use of bond funds for permanent affordable housing and develop recommendations for increasing home ownership opportunities.
Resolution No. 20151217-074:Approve a resolution amending Resolution No. 000907-72 by increasing the percentage of tax revenue dedicated to the Housing Trust Fund derived from developments built on formerly-owned City property and committing those funds to various affordable housing purposes.
The Budget Office revised the transfer-in for the HTF back down to 40% of tax revenue in July 2016.