Bill No.
37-12
Concerning: Capital
Improvements
Program -
Affordable Housing
Assessment
Revised:
2/5/2013
Draft No. 6
Introduced:
November 27,2012
Enacted:
February 5, 2013
Executive:
February 12, 2013
May 14, 2013
Effective:
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Ch. _3_, Laws of Mont. Co.
2013
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Berliner, Riemer, Ervin, Floreen, Leventhal, Andrews, Council President
Navarro and Council Vice-President Rice
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;
and
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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Section 25B-7 is amended as follows:
25B-7.
[Reserved] Affordable housing: assessment.
For each applicable capital project in the Capital Improvements
Program during facility planning, the Office of Management and
Budget must include in or transmit with the CIP an [[analysis]]
evaluation of:
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the feasibility of including
housing in the proiect;
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significant amount of affordable
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the effect of the project on the supply of affordable housing in the
immediate area; [[and]]
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what capital or operating modifications, if any, would promote
and maximize affordable housing in the project and the
immediate area; and
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what operating budget modifications. if any. would be needed to
build and maintain affordable housing in the project.
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The affordable housing [[analysis]] evaluation submitted
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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;
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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 proposed
building project administered
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the Department of General Services or
the Parking Management Division ofthe Department of Transportation.
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In perfonning its analysis, OMB should consult the Department of
Housing and Community Affairs, the Planning Board, the Housing
Opportunities Commission. and any other County department or agency
with expertise in affordable housing.
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resolution exempt from this Section
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category of
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their nature do not require an affordable
housing analysis.]]
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The Council may in the capital budget resolution. and the County
Executive may by Method 1 regulation. exempt from this . . Section a
category of capital projects which by their nature do not require an
affordable housing analysis.
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Approved:
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This is a correct copy o/Council action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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