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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)

Todd Phelps


No I certainly support affordable housing and believe the City should deliver on the 13,500 units already promised before making additional commitments that have no teeth behind them. I would want to see how we could get the City’s spending under control before I would make further financial commitments. It seems that there is too much talk and not enough action. I will not be the type of mayor that will promise the moon but deliver little. We need to work very hard on the root causes effecting our affordability.