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Council adopted the Strategic Housing Blueprint last year, calling for 13,500 new units annually over 10 years. This gets us to break-even in terms of need. Would you support amending the City’s proposed Strategic Housing Plan to increase the number to at least 15,000 housing units per year for 10 years, keeping the breakout across income levels and including permanent supportive housing for those chronically experiencing homelessness? (Y/N; Explain)

Amit Motwani

City Council, District 3

Yes Of course. It certainly helps the supply portion of the complex formula. In addition to the increase I would suggest frontloading unit creation such that we create more units in earlier years than later and among those units the proportion of deeply/affordable ones would also be higher. I.e. same breakout, but just different creation paces for different subsets of the breakouts.