Initiatives and Resolution Items for City Council FY 2017-19

Welcome to the NHCD Department Resolutions and Initiatives page, which provides:

  • A description of each initiative and resolution assigned by the Austin City Council

  • A status of active initiatives and resolutions

  • Related deliverables to Council such as memos, reports, websites, program guidelines, or contracts

If you are seeking ordinances/resolutions prior to 2017, please refer to the website, City Council Initiatives and Resolutions Prior to 2017

Resolution/Ordinance & Description Status

Resolution 20190221-027: Approve a resolution to create a new bonus program for affordable housing developments by initiating amendments to City Code Title 25.

Complete;

https://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=319975

Ordinance No. 20180911-001: Direction was given in the form of a Budget Rider to continue vetting the prospect of mortgage assistance program for low-income households [Resolution No. 20180524-040] and financial mechanisms to support the creation of residential cooperatives [Resolution No. 20180215-050]. Upon conclusion of this research, return to Council with proposed allocation from the Housing Trust Fund.

Complete;

https://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=314338

 

Ordinance No. 20180911-001: Direction was given in the form of a Budget Rider to ensure that $250 million bonds for Affordable Housing be prioritized, together with other appropriate available resources, for urgent implementation to address rapid gentrification, displacement

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=316149

Resolution 20180823-077: Approve a resolution directing the CM to develop recommendations regarding amendments to City Code and regulating plans necessary to recalibrate density bonus program affordability requirements and fee-in-lieu requirements, and return to Council with recommendations by February 15, 2019

Complete; 

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=315884

Resolution 20180823-076: Approval a resolution relating to acquiring and preserving multi-family developments and mobile home parks occupied by households who earn less than 60 percent of the median family income (MFI).

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=316148

Resolution 20180322-061: Approve a resolution directing the CM to provide Council with different scenarios showing what percentage of tax increment in the HPZ No. 1 should be set aside to result in the creation of different numbers of affordable units and varying levels of affordability that could be achieved by 2030.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/pio/document.cfm?id=304614

Resolution 20180628-080: Approve a resolution relating to a program to connect low-income households in need of housing with available income restricted units.

In Progress

Resolution 20180628-063: Approve a resolution relating to notification and relocation assistance for tenants who reside or resided at a multi-family or mobile home property that is the subject of an application that will res ....

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/pio/document.cfm?id=319204

Resolution 20180524-040:  Approve a resolution relating to mortgage assistance for low-income households

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=312588

Resolution 20180510-052: Approve a resolution relating to tenant protections for a rental property required to register under City Code Chapter 4-14 (Registration of Rental Property).

In Progress

Resolution 20180510-051: Approve a resolution relating to private activity bonds for residential rental developments and protections for tenants.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=312587

Resolution 20180510-050: Approve a resolution initiating code amendments to City Code Title 25 and uncodified ordinances to prohibit source of income discrimination and to require eviction protections for tenants of developments that participate in the City's density bonus and other similar incentive programs.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=315885

Resolution 20180510-046: Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to review and analyze the "People's Plan" recommendations and provide an analysis to Council and the Anti-Displacement Task Force.

In Progress

Resolution 20180426-032: Approve a resolution relating to an educational campaign that seeks to empower vulnerable families when selling or buying a home.

In Progress

Resolution 20180426-031: Approve a resolution relating to comprehensive eviction counseling services and representation for residential tenants.

In Progress

Resolution 20180308-010: Approve a resolution relating to the distribution of affordable housing units for low- and moderate-income households.

In Progress

Resolution 20180215-050: Approve a resolution relating to residential cooperative purchase policies and the creative financial mechanisms that could be used to support those policies.

In Progress

Resolution 20160610-030: Approve a resolution providing additional direction to the City Manager with respect to the management of the Housing Trust Fund.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=306916

Resolution 20171109-089:  Approve a resolution relating to the expenditure of the Downtown Density Bonus Program's funds for low-barrier permanent supportive housing vouchers.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=294889

Resolution 20170817-056:  Approve a resolution initiating amendments to the regulating plan for the Plaza Saltillo Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Station Area relating to the density bonus program and directing the City M...

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=297770

Resolution 20170817-053: Approve a resolution relating to a citizens' task force on displacement issues.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=305751

Resolution 20170817-051: Approve a resolution relating to housing cooperatives.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=294886

Resolution 20170817-055Approve a resolution relating to a gentrification, displacement, and mapping community vulnerability study.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=307347

Resolution 20170803-058: Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to add certain information to the City's Resources for Renters webpage. 

Complete; 

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/pio/document.cfm?id=282796

Resolution 20170803-057: Approve a resolution relating to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=300108

Resolution 20170615-067: Approve a resolution relating to consideration of private activity bond issuance approval for qualified residential rental projects that acquire and rehabilitate existing residential structures.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=286146

Resolution 20170413-025: Approve a resolution relating to preserving and creating affordable housing along certain priority corridors.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=294890

Resolution 20170413-024: Approve a resolution relating to procedures for implementing affordable housing goals in the Austin Strategic Housing Plan.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=294887

Resolution 20170302-040: Approve a resolution regarding use of the Housing Trust Fund contribution from the Plaza Saltillo Development or other funding sources to increase affordable units within or in the vicinity of the Pl ...

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=294885

Resolution 20170126-038: Approve a resolution regarding demolished market-affordable units.

Complete;

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=309227