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When considering affordable housing to be supported by the City, whether financial or other support, what are the top 4 or 5 criteria you would use to rank order a project to deem it worthy of support?

Amit Motwani

City Council, District 3

Clear mandate driven by community engagement and consensus

  1. Favorable ratio/mix of of rental and purchase units based on affordability as derived by
    percentage of MFI (i.e. generally in line with housing blueprint estimates), inclusive of appropriate
    affordability periods.
  2. Appropriate alignments of incentives with respect to density bonuses and proximity to downtown
  3. Developer/s with demonstrated track record within context of public/private/nonprofit partnerships
    (including demonstrated good faith in development of deeply affordable units in aforementioned
  4. Potential for plausible development of EDC to assure avenues of economic growth to tether
    sustainability of non-lucrative but morally imperative affordability measures