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File #: 190401    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/30/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing an Anti-Displacement Neighborhood Preference Policy.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS, ALD. PEREZ, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. RAINEY
Attachments: 1. Anti Displacement Neighborhood Preference Policy Summary, 2. Preference Policy Map, 3. Disparate Impact Testing Methodology and Results, 4. PowerPoint Presentation, 5. Hearing Notice List, 6. Letter from Mayor Tom Barrett
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/8/20191 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/30/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Lewis, Hamilton, Johnson and Rainey added as cosponsors.
Pass13:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/23/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper joined the committee at 9:16 a.m. Individuals appearing: Sam Leichtling, Dept. of City Development Maria Prioletta, Dept. of City Development Individuals testifying with concerns: Theresa Garrison, 53212 resident Freida Webb, 53212 resident Troy Yancey, 53212 resident Brian Verdine, 53212 resident Fannie Smith, resident in 5th ald. dist. Shirley Warren, Halyard Park resident
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/17/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/16/20191 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/18/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
190401
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
171755, 180931
Sponsor
ALD. COGGS, PEREZ, STAMPER, LEWIS, HAMILTON, JOHNSON AND RAINEY
Title
Substitute resolution authorizing an Anti-Displacement Neighborhood Preference Policy.
Analysis
This substitute resolution authorizes an Anti-Displacement Neighborhood Preference Policy to be applied on a pilot basis to eligible affordable and mixed-income housing developments receiving financial assistance from the City of Milwaukee.
Body
Whereas, The Department of City Development (“DCD”) developed an Anti-Displacement Plan for Neighborhoods Surrounding Downtown Milwaukee (“the Plan”) and presented that Plan to the Common Council during March of 2018; and

Whereas, The Plan analyzed a variety of demographic and housing market data to identify whether nearby downtown neighborhoods were exhibiting indicators associated with elevated risk of the displacement of residents due to rising housing costs; and

Whereas, The Plan made a series of recommendations that should be pursued in neighborhoods identified as being at risk of displacement, with the goals of preserving choice for existing neighborhood residents and prioritizing equity for historically disadvantaged groups; and

Whereas, One major recommendation of the Plan was that the City should prioritize the use of city financial resources to create new affordable and mixed-income housing in neighborhoods at risk of displacement; and

Whereas, The Plan recommended developing a companion Anti-Displacement Neighborhood Preference Policy (“the Preference Policy”) that would provide a limited preference for existing low-income neighborhood residents to assist them in accessing newly created affordable housing units in developments receiving city assistance in their neighborhoods; and

Whereas, Providing such a Preference Policy achieves a number of public purposes including assisting residents at risk of displacement remain in their neighborhoods, and maintain their exis...

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