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File #: 22-880    Version: 1 Name:
Type: ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/2/2022 In control: Department of Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization
On agenda: 5/11/2022 Final action:
Title: An ordinance amending Chapter 20A, "Fair Housing and Mixed Income Housing," of the Dallas City Code by (1) amending Sections 20A-4.1, 20A-5, 20A-24 through 20A-28, 20A-30 through 20A-33; adding Section 20A-23.1 and Section 20A-34; and deleting Section 20A-29; (2) providing updated requirements regarding housing accommodations that benefit from a subsidy or financial award and clarifying certain non-discrimination provisions; (3) providing updated defenses to prosecution; (4) providing an updated applicability statement; (5) providing alternative methods to satisfy the requirements of the mixed income program; (6) providing clarified definitions and program implementation procedures; (7) deleting specific eligible household responsibilities; (8) providing for a set of specific fees in lieu of provision of on-site reserved dwelling units; (9) providing a penalty not to exceed $500.00; (10) providing a saving clause; (11) providing a severability clause; and (12) providing an effective da...
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Housing & Homelessness Solutions
AGENDA DATE: May 11, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Department of Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization
EXECUTIVE: Majed Al-Ghafry
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SUBJECT

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An ordinance amending Chapter 20A, "Fair Housing and Mixed Income Housing," of the Dallas City Code by (1) amending Sections 20A-4.1, 20A-5, 20A-24 through 20A-28, 20A-30 through 20A-33; adding Section 20A-23.1 and Section 20A-34; and deleting Section 20A-29; (2) providing updated requirements regarding housing accommodations that benefit from a subsidy or financial award and clarifying certain non-discrimination provisions; (3) providing updated defenses to prosecution; (4) providing an updated applicability statement; (5) providing alternative methods to satisfy the requirements of the mixed income program; (6) providing clarified definitions and program implementation procedures; (7) deleting specific eligible household responsibilities; (8) providing for a set of specific fees in lieu of provision of on-site reserved dwelling units; (9) providing a penalty not to exceed $500.00; (10) providing a saving clause; (11) providing a severability clause; and (12) providing an effective date - Financing: No cost consideration to the City (see Fiscal Information)

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BACKGROUND

The Dallas-Fort Worth region grew faster between 2015 and 2019 than any other major United States metropolitan area, but the area's housing market has not kept up. Multifamily developments are at 98% occupancy across the board, and the single family market is similarly tight. The region needs additional housing at all price points to try to keep up with the demand.

This proposal, originally briefed under the name "One Dallas Options," is a proposed expansion of the existing Mixed Income Housing Development Bonus (MIHDB) program and is intended to incentivize additional mixed-income housing and create a revenue s...

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