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File #: 210967    Version:
Type: Resolution-Immediate Adoption Status: Passed
File created: 10/12/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to American Rescue Plan Act allocations for housing rehabilitation.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. DODD, ALD. PEREZ, ALD. ZAMARRIPA, ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. RAINEY, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. DIMITRIJEVIC
Indexes: FEDERAL GRANTS, HOUSING
Attachments: 1. SUB 2
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/13/20212 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
10/12/20211 COMMON COUNCIL SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Substitute 1 Ald. Bauman and Ald. Kovac added as co-sponsors.
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10/12/20212 COMMON COUNCIL SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Substitute 2 Ald. Coggs told the drafter to add Ald. Rainey as co-sponsor. Ald. Johnson and Ald. Dimitrijevic added as co-sponsors.
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10/12/20212 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
Number
210967
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. COGGS, HAMILTON, LEWIS, STAMPER, DODD, PEREZ, ZAMARRIPA, BAUMAN, KOVAC, RAINEY, JOHNSON AND DIMITRIJEVIC
Title
Substitute resolution relating to American Rescue Plan Act allocations for housing rehabilitation.
Analysis
This resolution requires all American Rescue Plan Act allocations for housing rehabilitation and new construction include each of the following:
1. An evaluation of the project’s impact on the surrounding community.
2. An evaluation of possible displacement of nearby residents prior to commencing housing rehabilitation.
3. Initiatives for workforce development requiring or prioritizing local hiring and local contracting.
4. Initiatives to prioritize owner-occupied homeownership, increase homeownership in qualified census tracts, and among the African-American and Latino communities.
5. Strengthening of existing homebuyer readiness programs.
6. For any housing resolution that puts money into existing programs, each program’s criteria should be evaluated for unnecessary barriers to applicants.
7. Best efforts to leverage all ARPA allocations.

All these provisions shall be overseen by the Department of City Development with the cooperation and collaboration of other City departments as needed.

Body
Whereas, Funding housing rehabilitations with American Rescue Plan Act allocations provides opportunities for job-skills training and employment for City residents, and for projects for local contractors; and

Whereas, Funding housing rehabilitations with American Rescue Plan Act allocations also provides opportunities to increase homeownership in qualified census tracts, and among the African-American and Latino communities; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that all American Rescue Plan Act allocations for housing rehabilitation and new construction include each of the following:

1. An evaluation of the project’s impact on the s...

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