St. Paul's Affordable Housing Efforts Come Into Focus
2019-05-08 | Star Tribune
The fund, which the city will boost with an additional
There's more to come, including an inventory of "naturally occurring affordable housing" in the city and new programs for down-payment and rental assistance, Schuchman said.
"There are so many things that other government agencies are responsible for, but really what is on us is the production of affordable housing and making those units come online faster," Noecker said.
While Schuchman didn't offer a specific housing production goal, she said city staff are exploring policy changes, such as inclusionary zoning, that would allow for more density.
"There are a lot of important aspects of the housing crisis and a lot of really promising and exciting tools," Schuchman said. "Our approach has really been to create and present a focused strategy so that we really have the tools to move something forward."
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