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File #: R-487-21    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/16/2021 In control: Housing & Community Development
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Resolution to adopt the Toledo Comprehensive Housing Strategy Toledo Together: A Guiding Vision & 10-Year Action Plan for Housing, with a commitment to ensuring successful implementation of proposed strategies and actions; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Schedule A, 2. Schedule B, 3. Audio: Agenda Review 9/21/2021, 4. Audio: City Council 9/28/2021
Label
Comprehensive Housing Strategy and 10-Year Plan
Neighborhoods / Housing
Rosalyn Clemens, x3647

Title
Resolution to adopt the Toledo Comprehensive Housing Strategy Toledo Together: A Guiding Vision & 10-Year Action Plan for Housing, with a commitment to ensuring successful implementation of proposed strategies and actions; and declaring an emergency.

Summary
WHEREAS, Toledo Together: A Guiding Vision & 10-Year Action Plan for Housing ("Toledo Together") establishes a unified vision for housing investments in the City of Toledo, Ohio and a road map to achieve this vision over the next 10 years; and

WHEREAS, this unified vision includes creating vibrant neighborhoods; ensuring stable housing; promoting equity and diversity, utilizing strong partnerships and improving market conditions; and

WHEREAS, Toledo Together was prepared by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. in partnership with the Department of Neighborhoods, and further developed through extensive stakeholder and community engagement the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Advisory Group; and

WHEREAS, Toledo Together identified nine core housing issues affecting Toledo residents that include: limited housing diversity, vacant properties, rehabilitation and repair of owner-occupied properties, limited supply of affordable rental units, potential loss of affordable rental units, pathways to homeownership, inequity in housing conditions, inequity in neighborhood conditions, and barriers to residential development; and

WHEREAS, Toledo Together identified various key indicators related to Toledo's housing needs that include: significant health and safety hazards in the aged Toledo housing stock; limited new construction of homes; difficulties achieving homeownership due to appraisal gaps and red lining; and continuing housing cost burdens for Senior Citizens, African American and single parent households; and

WHEREAS, among the nine co...

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