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File #: 19-1963    Name: Resolution 830
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/5/2019 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 4/13/2019 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Proposed Joint City and Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority Resolution to Modernize and Replace Resolution 830 (Public Hearing).
Attachments: 1. 19-1963_ Resolution 830 - 1981 amended 1982(b), 2. 19-_1963_2018 30-80% AMI Table, 3. 19-1963_ Summary of Resolution 830 Working Group Process and Findings, 4. 19-1963_ DRAFT REVISED RES 830 10.8.2018(b), 5. 19-1963_ REVISEDRES830March272019(b)
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: APRIL 10, 2019

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a Proposed Joint City and Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority Resolution to Modernize and Replace Resolution 830 (Public Hearing).
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ISSUE: New joint City and Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority (ARHA) Resolution to modernize and replace Resolution 830.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council hold a Public Hearing on the attached joint City and ARHA Resolution to modernize and replace Resolution 830 on Saturday, April 13, 2019 and schedule the proposed replacement resolution for consideration and adoption at Council's April 23, 2019 Legislative Meeting.

BACKGROUND: Resolution 830, which was memorialized in 1981, is a joint commitment between the City and ARHA to provide for the one-for-one replacement of public and publicly assisted housing units in the event of their demolition due to public or private redevelopment activities. Under Resolution 830, 1,150 public and publicly-assisted housing units are specifically protected (Attachment 1). Since its adoption, ARHA has demolished and replaced 774 units pursuant to Resolution 830. The replacement units include those located at Annie B. Rose, Chatham Square, James Bland/Old Town Commons, Cameron Valley, Alexandria Crossing, and various scattered housing sites throughout the City. The City has partnered with ARHA and provided technical and financial assistance to help replace many of these deeply affordable units as redevelopment of various ARHA-owned properties has occurred.

In addition to its requirement for one-for-one replacement, Resolution 830 also 1) requires that no tenants be displaced until they can be relocated to replacement housing, 2) directs that all tenant relocation expenses be borne by ARHA or its dev...

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