Sunday, February 06, 2011

Developers Recommend Affordable Housing Policies for Tacoma - Public Meeting Friday

Please join the City of Tacoma’s Affordable Housing Policy Advisory Group for a presentation on the group’s recommendations for affordable housing in Tacoma. The City Council convened this group of for-profit developers, non-profit developers, planners, and architects in April 2010 to recommend policies the City should consider pertaining to our city’s need for and availability of affordable housing, particularly in downtown Tacoma.

The Group has delivered its report to the Council. A copy is available on-line at

Please join us to learn more:
Date: Friday, February 11th, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber (950 Pacific Ave., suite 300)

The report conveys 25 recommendations in eight categories:
• City Policy and Leadership
• Housing Incentive or Inclusionary Programs
• Regulatory Assistance To Developers Of Affordable Housing
• Financing Tools
• Affordable Building Design Practices
• Preservation, Acquisition, Conversion and Rehabilitation of Existing Housing
• Community Development Incentives
• Planning And Zoning Tools

For more information or to RSVP please contact Chelsea Levy at the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber,, (253) 627-2175

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