Makes recommendations on plans, policies, procedures and laws that impact affordable housing development.
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As a recipient of State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) funds, the City of Boynton Beach City Commission reinstated the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) on August 3, 2021, Resolution No. R21-089, as required by the Florida Statutes, Sec. 420.9076 (SHIP Statute). The AHAC, will be considering and evaluating 11 incentives as directed by the SHIP Statute.
Those incentives are:
a) The processing of approvals of development orders or permits for affordable housing projects is expedited to a greater degree than other projects, as provided in s. 163.3177(6)(f)3.
(b) All allowable fee waivers provided for the development or construction of affordable housing.
(c) The allowance of flexibility in densities for affordable housing.
(d) The reservation of infrastructure capacity for housing for very-low-income persons, low-income persons, and moderate-income persons.
(e) Affordable accessory residential units.
(f) The reduction of parking and setback requirements for affordable housing.
(g) The allowance of flexible lot configurations, including zero-lot-line configurations for affordable housing.
(h) The modification of street requirements for affordable housing.
(i) The establishment of a process by which a local government considers, before adoption, policies, procedures, ordinances, regulations, or plan provisions that increase the cost of housing.
(j) The preparation of a printed inventory of locally owned public lands suitable for affordable housing.
(k) The support of development near transportation hubs and major employment centers and mixed-use developments.