At the November 12, 2019 meeting of the Mayor’s 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.