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File #: 19-2216    Version: 1 Name: 11/18/19 Resolution Regarding 2857 Packard for Affordable Housing
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/18/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/18/2019 Final action: 11/18/2019
Enactment date: 11/18/2019 Enactment #: R-19-527
Title: Resolution Directing the City Administrator to Collaborate with the Ann Arbor Housing Commission to Provide Coordinated Analysis on the Feasibility of the Property at 2857 Packard as a Potential Location for Affordable Housing
Sponsors: Anne Bannister
Title
Resolution Directing the City Administrator to Collaborate with the Ann Arbor Housing Commission to Provide Coordinated Analysis on the Feasibility of the Property at 2857 Packard as a Potential Location for Affordable Housing
Memorandum
City Council has adopted the strategic goal of establishing Ann Arbor as a safe, warm and welcoming community. Consistent with that goal, the ability to provide affordable housing options is essential to that goal. The redevelopment of City-owned parcels of land that lie in the urban core, along transit corridors, and in the vicinities of employment centers can serve as a means to reduce the costs.

The City enacted Resolution 19-138 directing the City Administrator to collaborate with the Ann Arbor Housing Commission to conduct an analysis of the following properties as possible affordable housing developments (with corrected addresses for the 3400 Block of Platt:

721 N. Main Street
2000 S. Industrial
1501 E. Stadium Boulevard (Fire Station #2)
350 S. Fifth Avenue surface parking lot (formerly the Y site)
Surface parking lot often referred to as the Kline's Lot (309/335/337 S. Ashley Street and 104/116/120 William Street)
216 W. William Street surface parking lot
415 W. Washington Street
404/406 N Ashley Street
121 Catherine surface parking lot (at the northwest corner of Fourth Ave. and Catherine)
3400 Block of Platt (3432/3440 Platt Road and 3435/3443 Springbrook Avenue).

The property at 2857 Packard Road is privately owned, however it may present and opportunity for the City to work with other parties to determine the feasibility of affordable housing on this property along with preserving existing heritage trees that serve as significant carbon sequestration assets consistent with City Council's adopted Climate Crisis resolution. The purpose of this resolution is to add 2857 to the feasibility analysis being conducted. The analysis of 2857 Packard will not delay the analysis of the aforementioned public pro...

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