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Focus Area: Affordable Housing

Posted on: July 31st, 2019

Since 2016, affordable housing has been a Salt Lake City Council priority.

Since then, the Council adopted the Growing Salt Lake Housing Plan and created new funding for affordable housing.

The Council continues to seek ongoing funding opportunities and partnerships with others addressing affordable housing needs throughout our County and State.

RECAP: July 9 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: July 9th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting: the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board approved more than $11 million in loans for a development at 255 South State Street. The project will be a mixed-use, mixed-income housing development of 190 units varying in size and affordability, with approximately two-thirds of the units for people making 20 to 80 percent of the […]

PRESS RELEASE: City Council approves $300 million-plus annual budget; “Funding our Future” dollars enhance city services, repairs

Posted on: June 12th, 2019

With an eye on streamlining and the quality of life in the City, Council Members approved an annual budget on Tuesday that enhances City services in such areas as public streets & transportation, affordable housing, and public safety.

RECAP: May 21 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: May 21st, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting the Council, acting as the RDA Board, received an overview of the proposed Redevelopment Agency (RDA) budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20 and discussed accomplishments from previous years’ budgets. The Board will continue to discuss the proposed budget on Tuesday, June 4, with adoption expected mid-June.

RECAP: May 14 RDA Board and Council Meeting

Posted on: May 14th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting the Council, acting as the RDA Board, received an update on the challenges of implementing a $4.5 million Notice of Funding Availability for affordable housing in high-opportunity areas. High-opportunity areas are usually places where residents have better access to factors that affect their potential economic mobility, such as jobs, health care and public transit.

RECAP: April 23 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: April 23rd, 2019

At Tuesday’s meetings: the RDA Board held a public hearing and approved a $37 million budget amendment that funds several major projects. The projects include Station Center, a redevelopment plan to build new streets, mixed-income housing, and commercial spaces for six blocks in the Depot District; a $5.1 million Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for […]

RECAP: April 9 Council Meeting

Posted on: April 9th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: discussed a proposal that would create a Consolidated Reporting Ordinance that would require regular updates or reports from the Administration to the Council on various topics. The goal is to gather all the reporting information into one easy-to-reference location, enhance transparency, and add clarity to the process of sharing information. The Council will consider updating the ordinance […]

Single Room Occupancy Housing

Posted on: April 2nd, 2019

The Council is considering a proposal that would redefine Single Room Occupancy (SRO) housing and permit SROs in more zoning districts than currently allowed.

RECAP: March 26 Council and RDA Board Meeting

Posted on: March 26th, 2019

The Board discussed and adopted a resolution for the Block 67 North Community Reinvestment Area, which is located just west of the Salt Palace Convention Center. The project area plan is for the north half of block 67 and is the first step to provide incentives to help redevelop the block.

RECAP: March 19 Council Meeting

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council: received updates on the the City’s sales tax increase and bond efforts to fund improved streets and transit. Discussion centered on the two streets maintenance crews that are out fixing potholes and cracks. As the weather warms, the crews will begin larger repair work. Also discussed were infrastructure improvements such […]