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Record No: CB 119890    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119890
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/29/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126185
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the transfer of City real property for housing development; transferring the jurisdiction of a 1-foot strip of the property from the Office of Housing to the Department of Transportation for right-of-way purposes; declaring the remaining property located at 7750 28th Avenue NW ("Loyal Heights Property") surplus to the City's needs; authorizing transfer of the Loyal Heights Property to Habitat for Humanity or its designee; authorizing the Director of the Office of Housing or the Director's designee to execute and deliver a contract for transfer of land, deed, and related documents; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Term Sheet
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Map of Property, 3. Loyal Heighs Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 126185
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the transfer of City real property for housing development; transferring the jurisdiction of a 1-foot strip of the property from the Office of Housing to the Department of Transportation for right-of-way purposes; declaring the remaining property located at 7750 28th Avenue NW ("Loyal Heights Property") surplus to the City's needs; authorizing transfer of the Loyal Heights Property to Habitat for Humanity or its designee; authorizing the Director of the Office of Housing or the Director's designee to execute and deliver a contract for transfer of land, deed, and related documents; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, in Ordinance 125960, The City of Seattle ("City") declared the Loyal Heights Property (described below) surplus to the City's electric utility needs and no longer required for providing continued public utility service, and transferred jurisdiction of the Loyal Heights Property to the Office of Housing for the purpose of developing permanently affordable home ownership for low-income households at or below 80 percent of the median income; and
WHEREAS, the Office of Housing conducted a competitive process and selected Habitat for Humanity Seattle - King County as the developer for permanently affordable homeownership on the Loyal Heights Property; and
WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Seattle - King County proposes to develop seven townhomes, to be affordable to households earning less than 80 percent of the area median income; and
WHEREAS, the eastern 1 foot of the Loyal Heights Property is needed for widening of the adjacent alley; and
WHEREAS, upon transfer of title to the Loyal Heights Property, the Office of Housing shall require the transferee to accept the Property "as-is, where-is, with all faults" and to release, indemnify, and hold the City harmless from any future claims regarding the condition of the Property,...

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