City of Regina
Saskatchewan CA

CC Committee Report
CR20-11

Mayor's Housing Commission: Housing Incentives Policy Review

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Department:Office of the City Clerk- Council ReportsSponsors:
Category:Not ApplicableFunctions:MHC Committee Reports

Report Body

 

At the November 12, 2019 meeting of the Mayors Housing Commission, the Commission considered the attached MHC19-19 report from the City Planning & Community Development Division.

 

The following addressed the Commission:

 

-              Kelly Holmes-Binns and Dale Metcalf, representing Habitat for Humanity Regina;

-              Kurt Dietrich, representing Kreate Architecture and Wale Banjoko, representing Awujo; and

-              Stephen Onda.

 

Charlie Toman, Senior City Planner, made a PowerPoint presentation, a copy of which is on file in the Office of the City Clerk.

 

At the January 20, 2020 meeting of the Mayor’s Housing Commission, the Commission considered the attached MHC19-19 report from the City Planning & Community Development Division.

 

The Commission adopted a resolution to concur in the recommendation contained in the attached report after making the following amendments:

 

That Administration revise the proposed Housing Incentives Policy provided in Appendix A of Report MHC19-9 to allow Non-Profit Housing Providers that have an established record of completing affordable housing projects, as determined by the Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development, receive an immediate rebate of the Intensification Levy following confirmation that the proposed development meets applicable zoning requirements and provided that the developer has entered into a legal agreement with the City.

 

That Administration revise the proposed Housing Incentives Policy provided in Appendix A of Report MHC19-9 so that the Capital Grant and Tax Exemption program for Affordable Home Ownership be available to Non-Profit Housing Providers in all Program Areas.

 

Recommendation #2 does not require City Council approval.

 

Respectfully submitted,

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