A Resolution of the Hood River Redevelopment Agency to Add “Housing” as the Seventh Goal for the Hood River Heights Business District Urban Renewal Plan.”
WHEREAS, the Hood River Heights Business District Urban Renewal Plan was adopted in 2011; and
WHEREAS, the Heights Plan currently has six separate goals and objectives; and
WHEREAS, it is well documented through the City of Hood River 2015 Buildable Lands Inventory and Housing Analysis that Hood River has a need for long-term housing (rental and ownership occupied) at affordable and other income levels; and
WHEREAS, Urban Renewal tax increment financing can be a useful tool to enhance housing projects, including but not limited to assisting infrastructure costs assembling land, writing down the cost of land and other assistance techniques; and
WHEREAS; adding the housing goal the Heights Urban Renewal project permits, but does not require the District consider assistance for housing the District.
Now THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED the Hood River Urban Renewal Agency hereby adopts Resolution No. 2016-URA-03 adding a seventh goal, Housing, to the Hood River Heights Business District Urban Renewal Plan.
APPROVED by the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Hood River on this 14 day of March 2016.
Kate McBride, Chair
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder