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Record No: Res 31837    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 10/1/2018
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION amending and adopting the Policies and Procedures that govern the Reuse and Disposal of real property owned by The City of Seattle not subject to the City Light Department jurisdiction; updating certain portions of the procedures related to property reuse and disposal for affordable housing; and adding provisions regarding the use of proceeds from surplus property disposal.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Attachments: 1. Att A - Evaluation of Reuse and Disposal of the City’s Real Property v5, 2. Att A - Evaluation of Reuse and Disposal of the City’s Real Property v4a
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Proposed Substitute Resolution, 4. Proposed Substitute Att A, 5. Signed Resolution 31837, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION amending and adopting the Policies and Procedures that govern the Reuse and Disposal of real property owned by The City of Seattle not subject to the City Light Department jurisdiction; updating certain portions of the procedures related to property reuse and disposal for affordable housing; and adding provisions regarding the use of proceeds from surplus property disposal.
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WHEREAS, Resolution 29799, adopted in August 1998, established policies and procedures to govern the acquisition, reuse, or disposal of real property owned by the City not subject to the City Light Department ("City Light") jurisdiction; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31829, adopted in July 2018, revised the policies and procedures governing the acquisition, reuse, or disposal of City Light Department properties; and
WHEREAS, the procedures governing the acquisition, reuse, and disposal of real property owned by the City that is not under City Light's jurisdiction (hereinafter "City Property") were last modified in September 2017 by Resolution 31770; and
WHEREAS, the policies governing the reuse and disposition of City Property have not been updated since 1998; and
WHEREAS, there is significant need for affordable housing in the City for those households with incomes under 80 percent of Area Median Income (AMI) and, in particular, those with incomes from zero to 30 percent of AMI; and
WHEREAS, the use of City Property for development of affordable housing can help to address the need for such housing and result in retaining such properties for this important public purpose, effectively in perpetuity; and
WHEREAS, given the need for affordable housing, the City desires to prioritize the use of available City Property for this purpose and to provide the largest number of affordable units, at or below 80 percent of AMI, especially for those with incomes from zero to 30 percent of AMI, that can be developed when using surplus City P...

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