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File #: R-13-9   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 12/16/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 1/6/2014
Enactment date: 1/22/2014 Enactment #: R-2014-002
Title: Designating Workforce Housing Trust Funds And Home Investment Partnerships Funds For Affordable Housing Development Projects And Directing The Mayor To Execute Two Affordable Housing Development Agreements (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-9, 2. R-9final, 3. R-9Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
1/22/2014 City Clerk Published  Action details
1/21/2014 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
1/15/2014 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
1/6/2014 City Council PassedPass Action details
12/16/2013 City Council Introduced  Action details
12/16/2013 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-9 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Designating Workforce Housing Trust Funds And Home Investment Partnerships Funds For Affordable Housing Development Projects And Directing The Mayor To Execute Two Affordable Housing Development Agreements (Benton)
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DESIGNATING WORKFORCE HOUSING TRUST FUNDS AND HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERHIPS FUNDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE TWO AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS.
WHEREAS, there are an estimated 54,000 households in Albuquerque that are housing cost burdened (paying more than 30% of income towards housing costs); and
WHEREAS, there are over 18,000 extremely low-income renter households in Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, eleven percent of elderly households in Albuquerque are living below the poverty level; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque has financial resources available through the Workforce Housing Trust Fund and the HOME Investment Partnerships grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and
WHEREAS, there are two projects which have submitted applications for funding to the City for affordable housing development; and
WHEREAS, one of these projects, a grocery store with affordable rental housing above the store is proposed within the Downtown Metropolitan Redevelopment Area and conforms to the requirements of the Downtown 2010 Sector Plan; and
WHEREAS, UR205Silver, LLC will partner with a non-profit affordable housing developer to construct seventy-four apartment units on that site, sixty of which will be affordable, and some of these available to persons with special needs.
WHEREAS, the UR205Silver project will help catalyze redevelopment and provide needed retail service for the project and other residents in the area; and,
WHEREAS, the second project, CUATRO, is prop...

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