2015 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Human Services and Housing)|
|Regular Sponsors:||Introduced and printed pursuant to House Rule 12.00. Presession filed|
|Bill Title:||Relating to the Housing and Community Services Department; declaring an emergency.|
Directs Housing and Community Services Department to develop and implement Local Innovation and Fast Track Housing Program to expand state's supply of affordable housing for low income individuals or families.
Directs Housing and Community Services Department to develop and implement Local Innovation and Fast Track Housing Program to expand state's supply of affordable housing for families with children and incomes at or below 60 percent of area median income] low income individuals or families. Authorizes state or department to own property under program.] Authorizes department to acquire, construct, remodel, repair, equip or furnish real property that is or will be owned by state to provide affordable housing for low income individuals or families. Authorizes department to pay development costs to develop real property and create entities, cooperate or participate with persons or entities and contract with persons and entities. Limits types of interests in real property that may be owned by state or department under program. Directs State Housing Council to develop strategies to implement program. Requires Director of Housing and Community Services Department to report regularly to council regarding status and progress of program and department's responsibilities for implementing and administering program. Directs department to adopt rules to implement program. Creates Local Innovation and Fast Track Housing Program Fund. Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to department for purposes of program. Requires department to report to Legislative Assembly on or before February 1 of each of years 2016, 2017 and 2018 regarding implementation of program. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to department for biennial expenses related to development of affordable housing for low income individuals or families through program. Limits biennial expenditures for payment of expenses related to development of affordable housing for low income individuals or families from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts and reimbursements from federal service agreements, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by department. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2015.
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||At Senate Desk Upon Adjournment|