Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

All the information on this page is tentative and subject to change without notice.
Details of Council's votes are not captured below but will be incorporated in the minutes approved by the City Council at a subsequent Council Meeting and posted to the web.

Approval of Minutes

1. Approve the minutes of the Housing and Planning Committee meeting of August 22, 2017.

Citizen Communication: General

2. The first five speakers signed up before the meeting is called to order will each be allowed to speak two minutes on any item not on this agenda.

Discussion and Possible Action

3. Briefing on Housing Trust Fund and the 2013 Housing Bonds.
4. Approve the 2018 Housing and Planning Committee Schedule.
5. Briefing on 2018 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credit Applications and Discussion of City Council Decision Points.
6. Discussion and possible action regarding the percentage of property tax revenue generated in Homestead Preservation District A Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone, located in Central East Austin, that will be directed to affordable housing.
7. Discussion and possible action directing the City Manager to present options to council for use of Tax Increment Financing for affordable housing projects in Austin.
8. Discuss and take possible action to consider implementing a policy to encourage Chapter 380 economic incentives for affordable housing - including use of such tools as tax abatement or payments, as may be allowed by State law.

Future Items

9. Identify items to discuss at future meetings.


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