Agenda Item 6E
November 27,2012
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
TO:
FROM:
County Council
f'Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
SUBJECT:
Introduction:
Bill 37-12, Housing -Capital Improvements Program - Affordable
Housing Assessment
Bill 37-12, Housing - Capital Improvements Program - Affordable Housing Assessment,
sponsored by Council President Berliner, is scheduled to be introduced on November 27, 2012.
A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for January 17,2013 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 37-12 would require the Office of Management and Budget to submit an affordable
housing assessment with certain capital projects proposed in the County Capital Improvements
Program. The purpose of the assessment is to advise the Council whether each proposed project
should include an affordable housing element.
This packet contains:
Bill 37-12
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No.
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Concerning: Capital
Improvements
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Affordable Housing
Assessment
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President Berliner
AN ACT
to:
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require the Office of Management and Budget to submit affordable housing
assessments with certain capital projects in the Capital Improvements Program;
authorize the Council to require other County departments and agencies to
supplement the assessments furnished by the Office of Management and Budget;
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generally amend County law regarding the analysis of capital projects.
(3)
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 25B, Housing Policy
Section 25B-7
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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[Reserved] Affordable housing
assessment.
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For each applicable capital project in the Capital Improvements
Program, the Office of Management and Budget must include in or
transmit with the CIP an analysis of:
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the feasibility of including
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significant amount of affordable
housing in the project;
the effect of the project on the supply of affordable housing in the .
immediate area; and
what capital or operating modifications, if any, would promote
and maximize affordable housing in the project and the
immediate area.
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The affordable housing analysis submitted
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OMB should discuss at
least the following issues related to the capital project:
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compatibility of affordable housing with the underlying project;
conformity of affordable housing to applicable zoning and land
use plans;
proximity to public transit, and availability of other transportation
options; and
proximity to other community services.
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As used in this section, applicable capital project means any building
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the Department of General Services or the
Parking Management Division of the Department of Transportation.
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In performing its analysis, OMB should consult the Department of
Housing and Community Affairs, the Planning Board, and any other
County department or agency with expertise in affordable housing.
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Council may
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their nature do not require an affordable
housing analysis.
Approved:
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Roger Berliner, President, County Council
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy o/Council action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 37-12
Housing
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Capital Improvements Program
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Affordable Housing
DESCRIPTION:
Requires the Office of Management and Budget to submit an
affordable housing assessment with certain capital projects proposed
in the County Capital Improvements Program. The purpose of the
assessment is to advise the Council whether each proposed project
should include an affordable housing element
The potential for including an affordable housing element in each
County Capital Improvements Program projects is not routinely
assessed.
To find more County projects that could feasibly include an
affordable housing element.
Office of Management and Budget, Department of Housing and
Community Affairs, Planning Board
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney, 240-777-7905
Applies only to County Capital Improvements Program.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
Not applicable
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