Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #64
ORDER ADOPTED
Mar 5, 2018 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to confer with the Assistant City Manager of Community Development, the Director of Communications and Community Relations, or any other relevant City department with the view in mind of producing a document that can be presented at the City Council Housing Committee to provide a better perspective on the City's current efforts to address the housing issues facing Cambridge.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, TTSponsors:Councillor Timothy J. Toomey, Councillor Alanna Mallon, Councillor Sumbul Siddiqui
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

Finding comprehensive innovative solutions to achieve the City’s housing goals is a shared priority of the City Council; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

In order to be better versed in current programs offered by the City, Housing Authority, non-profit providers and for-profit developers, it would be beneficial to policy makers and the public to have an understanding of the overall funding sources and cost to the tax payer or private investors of these current programs; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

Graphics or flow charts would be helpful to visualize how both tax dollars and funding from private development flows through our existing programs, how Cambridge compares to neighboring cities and towns, and what the cost is to Cambridge tax payers; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Assistant City Manager of Community Development, the Director of Communications and Community Relations, or any other relevant City department with the view in mind of producing a document that can be presented at the City Council Housing Committee to provide a better perspective on the City's current efforts to address the housing issues facing Cambridge and to report back to the City Council.

 

 

Meeting History

Mar 5, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED