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File #: 140765    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/3/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/14/2014
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the Milwaukee Housing Opportunities, Management and Employment (“HOME”) Program.
Sponsors: ALD. BOHL, ALD. WADE, Russell Stamper, ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. PEREZ, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. COGGS
Attachments: 1. Proposed Substitute B, 2. Proposed Substitute A, 3. Milwaukee HOME Program updated 10-6-14, 4. Map - District 1 & 7 Focus Area, 5. Map - District 6 Focus Area, 6. Map - District 8 & 12 Focus Area, 7. Map - District 15 Focus Area, 8. Hearing Notice List, 9. LRB Issue Brief City Housing Initiatives.pdf
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10/23/20141 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
10/14/20141 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/7/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Andrew VanNatta, Legislative Reference Bureau Aaron Szopinski, Mayor's Office Housing Policy Director Mario Higgins, Mayor's Office Housing Outreach Director Ald. Wade moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute C. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/7/20141 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Ald. Perez added as a cosponsor.
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9/30/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/30/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/30/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/30/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/3/20140 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
140765
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
131210
Sponsor
ALD. BOHL, WADE, STAMPER, BAUMAN, HAMILTON, PEREZ, KOVAC AND COGGS
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the Milwaukee Housing Opportunities, Management and Employment (“HOME”) Program.
Analysis
This resolution creates a Milwaukee Housing Opportunities, Management and Employment (“HOME”) Program to provide affordable housing for city residents, reduce unemployment and improve neglected and vacant properties.

The resolution directs the Department of City Development and other proper City officials to prepare a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) relating to the maintenance, improvement, management, marketing, rental and sale of selected City-owned and tax-foreclosed residential properties as part of the Milwaukee HOME Program.

The resolution further directs the Department of City Development and other proper City officials to present the RFQ to the Common Council for approval within 30 days of the adoption of this resolution.

The discussion document attached to this file provides additional information in support of this resolution.
Body
Whereas, The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) administers both public housing and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, which helps renters by paying for any rent costs exceeding 30% of the renters’ income; and

Whereas, There are over 12,300 families and nearly 2,000 elderly or disabled families currently on HACM’s waiting lists for public, low-rent housing, and over 1,200 people on the Section 8 waiting list, a majority of whom are African American; and

Whereas, According to the HACM website, the waiting lists for low-income family housing and the Section 8 Program are currently closed, and, due to federal budget cuts, there are currently no plans to open these lists; and

Whereas, According to the Community Development Grants Administration’s (CDGA) 2015-2019 Five Year Consolidated Plan and Strategy, the availability of housi...

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