Current & Major Housing Issues

  • Demand for housing, particularly rental housing affordable to very low income families
  • Demand for rental subsidy for very low and extremely low income families and individuals
  • Low vacancy rates in the rental housing market available to all income levels.

The Future: Challenges & Opportunities

  • Communicating the many successful results in the provision of affordable housing and the efforts to remove blight throughout the City
  • Expanding neighborhood revitalization efforts
  • Promoting the production of a variety of housing types, such as assisted living for seniors
  • Pursuing new and diverse financial resources
  • Identifying City land use policies that provide effective incentives for the development of housing that is affordable and appropriate for the community