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File #: 071005-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/15/2007 In control: Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and The Homeless
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2007
Title: Amending Totle 7 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Housing Code," by adding a new Chapter establishing inclusionary affordable housing requirements, by requiring that certain developments, consisting of a certain number of dwelling units, provide a certain percentage of those units for affordable housing or provide other options for affordable housing, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Clarke, Councilmember Clarke, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember DiCicco
Indexes: HOUSING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy071005-A02.pdf
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1/3/20082 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
1/3/20082 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/13/20072 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/13/20072 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/13/20072 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass12:5 Action details Not available
12/13/20072 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass12:5 Action details Not available
12/6/20071 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/6/20071 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/6/20072 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/6/20072 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/6/20072 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
12/6/20072 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
11/29/20071 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
11/29/20071 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
11/29/20071 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/29/20071 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/29/20071 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/29/20071 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/28/20070 Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and The Homeless HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/28/20070 Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and The Homeless HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/28/20070 Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and The Homeless AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/28/20071 Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and The Homeless REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/28/20071 Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and The Homeless REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/15/20070 CITY COUNCIL Referred   Action details Not available
11/15/20070 CITY COUNCIL IntroducedPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Totle 7 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Housing Code," by adding a new Chapter establishing inclusionary affordable housing requirements, by requiring that certain developments, consisting of a certain number of dwelling units, provide a certain percentage of those units for affordable housing or provide other options for affordable housing, all under certain terms and conditions.
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. TItle 7 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 7. HOUSING CODE.

CHAPTER 7-100. INCLUSIONARY AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

§7-101. Declaration of Policy. The purpose of this Chapter is to provide for a full range of housing choices in a suitable environment for households of all income levels by increasing the availability of affordable housing in the City.

§7-102. Definitions.

(1) Affordable dwelling unit. A dwelling unit affordable for eligible households based on the affordability levels calculated pursuant to Section 7-107;

(2) Reserved.

(3) Reserved.

(4) Affordable Price. The price, as determined by the Director, that a family with income at 70% of AMI could afford to pay to purchase a dwelling unit, adjusted by the Director to account for size of family and size of unit.

(5) Fifteen Year Affordable Rent. The annual rent (multiplied by fifteen), as determined by the Director, that a family with income at 70% of AMI could afford to pay to rent a dwelling unit, adjusted by the Director to account for size of family and size of unit.

(6) Fifteen Year Market Rate Rent. The annual market rate rent for a unit, multiplied by fifteen.

(7) AMI. The median income for the Philadelphia area adjusted for household size as calculated by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development;

(8) Applicant. Any person, firm, partnership, association, joint venture, corporation, or any other entity or combination of entities, or ...

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