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2018 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Kotek
Regular Sponsors: Representative Alonso Leon, Doherty, Keny-Guyer, Nosse, Smith Warner, Senator Johnson (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to housing; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Housing and Community Services Department to annually provide to each city with population greater than 10,000 data showing percentage of renter households in city that are severely rent burdened.
Requires city in which at least 25 percent of renter households are severely rent burdened to complete survey related to affordability of housing within city and to hold public meeting to discuss issue. Requires each city with population greater than 10,000 to submit annual report to Department of Land Conservation and Development setting forth total number, within certain categories, of residential units permitted and produced in preceding calendar year. Appropriates moneys to Department of Land Conservation and Development for purpose of providing technical assistance to local governments in increasing affordability of housing, with priority to cities in which at least 25 percent of renter households are severely rent burdened. Appropriates moneys to Housing and Community Services Department for purpose of studying cost of affordable housing and providing technical assistance grants to promote development of subsidized affordable housing. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 47
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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