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File #: 20-0809   
Type: Report to Council Status: Public Hearing/General Business
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 10/13/2020
Title: Consider Approval of Draft 2020 Housing Strategy and Implementation Schedule (Study Issue)
Attachments: 1. Report to HHSC 20-0254, 8-26-20, 2. 2020 Draft Housing Strategy, 3. Updated Implementation Schedule, 4. CDD 17-09 Study Issue Paper, 5. Housing Policies, 6. Approved Minutes of the HHSC Meeting of 8-26-20, 7. Public Comment Letters received prior to 8-26-20, 8. Public Comment Letters received after 8-26-20, 9. Presentation to Council 20201013
Related files: 20-0254
Consider Approval of Draft 2020 Housing Strategy and Implementation Schedule (Study Issue)
The Housing and Human Services Commission (HHSC) considered this item on August 26, 2020. The Housing and Human Services Commission recommended Alternatives 2 and 5: Approve of the 2020 Housing Strategy with modifications and Approve Implementation Schedule with modifications. The vote was 6-0, with no Commissioners dissenting, absent, or abstained. Minutes of the HHSC meeting are in Attachment 6. Staff comments on the HHSC's recommended modifications are as follows.

* Alternative 2 - Approve the Housing Strategy with the following modifications:
o Include additional background information, clarification, and data on MOUs and Rent Stabilization in California.
* Staff comment: With project consultant costs fully expended, staff does not recommend additional data incorporated into the report, but rather focus available resources on timely implementation.

* Alternative 5 - Approve the Implementation Schedule with the following modifications:
a. Create 1d to add "Facilitate New Ways to Use Homes through Home Sharing" to the Age Friendly Strategies to implement;
* Staff Comment: Adding a home-sharing type program as a strategy recommendation would not change the ability for an organization to offer these types of services in the community, as they are allowed currently. City Housing Mitigation Funds would not be able to go towards this type of program as there are no affordable housing deed restrictions.
b. 4a (mobile home park space rent stabilization) and 4b (MOU between mobile home park owners and the City) shall require the creation of Community Advisory Committee for implementation;
* Staff comment: Staff would include formal community involvement in implementation of either strategy (rent stabilization or MOU); however, the requirement for a formal advisory committee would add several months to the s...

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