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File #: 22-0727    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, Long Range Planning unit, hosting a joint informational workshop for the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission to solicit input and direction from the Board and Planning Commission, and to encourage public participation during the process of developing an Affordable Housing Ordinance. FUNDING: California Department of Housing and Community Development Local Government Planning Support Grants Program, Regional Early Action Planning Grants
Attachments: 1. A - El Dorado Aff Housing Study, 2. B - Presentation, 3. Public Comment BOS Rcvd. 5-10-2022, 4. Public Comment BOS Rcvd. 5-9-2022
Related files: 21-1783, 21-1338, 21-0502
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Planning and Building Department, Planning Division, Long Range Planning unit, hosting a joint informational workshop for the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission to solicit input and direction from the Board and Planning Commission, and to encourage public participation during the process of developing an Affordable Housing Ordinance.

FUNDING: California Department of Housing and Community Development Local Government Planning Support Grants Program, Regional Early Action Planning Grants
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The joint informational workshop for the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission is being hosted by the Planning Division, Long Range Planning unit. The purpose of the workshop is to solicit input and encourage public participation during the process of developing an Affordable Housing Ordinance.

The Affordable Housing Ordinance will incorporate and expand upon existing affordable housing incentives prescribed by state law and will incorporate the affordable housing provisions from the County's Zoning Ordinance and Board Policies, with an emphasis on promoting incentives to encourage development of affordable housing in high resource areas to improve economic mobility between high and low resource areas that improve equity and affirmatively further fair housing.

Through a Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) grant and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), BAE Urban Economics, Inc (BAE) is assisting the County with developing updated affordable housing policies that will encourage, assist, and accelerate the development of housing affordable to extremely low, very low, low, and moderate-income households. As part of this engagement, BAE has prepared a background study to understand the extent of the housing affordability issue in the unincorporated areas of the county, document policies other jurisdictions have implemented to address similar goals, and highlight those ...

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