01-0598R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROVING THE LOW INCOME HOUSING CONSORTIUM'S AFFORDABLE HOUSING RECOMMENDATIONS AND DIRECTING THE HOUSING COMMISSION TO IMPLEMENT THE SAME.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

        RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth hereby accepts and approves the low income housing consortium's affordable housing recommendations filed as Public Document No. _____________.

        FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city council directs the Duluth housing commission to implement the affordable housing recommendations together with appropriate housing partners and report back to the city council quarterly.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to accept and approve the affordable housing recommendations put together by the low income housing consortium. The affordable housing recommendations build on the Duluth housing study goals, objectives, and policy statement for residential development which was accepted by the city council at its February 14, 2000, meeting. The recommendations were discussed with the city council at its meeting of the whole on August 6, 2001, and two additional recommendations have been included. The Duluth housing commission at its meeting of August 16, 2001, recommended that the city council adopt the affordable housing recommendations.