Monterey, CA Resolution on Affordable Housing

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Monterey, CA, US

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Type: Resolution

Status: Adopted on 1/6/04

Vote: Unanimous

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Adopting Policy that New Housing Units Constructed on City-Owned Land or Financed with City Housing Funds Shall be Permanently Affordable Workforce Housing

WHEREAS, on October 21, 2003 the City Council adopted its Housing Element which contains policies and programs to facilitate production of affordable/workforce housing, and acknowledges the need and priority for affordable workforce housing for the foreseeable future in the City of Monterey, and;

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Monterey wishes to memorialize its existing practice into policy to reinforce for the future that any housing projects developed on City-owned land or funded by City financing, loans or grants shall be 100% permanently affordable/workforce housing, and;

WHEREAS, it has been the practice and remains the intent of the City to target valuable land and financial resources to affordable/workforce housing to meet the community's needs and priorities, and carry forward this policy into the future;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONTEREY that it hereby declares the policy of the City shall be that any housing developed on City-owned land or financed with City housing funds shall be entirely and permanently affordable/workforce housing.