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File #: 140516    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/5/2014 In control: Committee on Public Property and Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 9/11/2014
Title: Establishing a new Chapter of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Philadelphia Affordable Workforce Housing Opportunity Zones," authorizing the designation of the City in whole or in part as a Workforce Housing Opportunity Zone; establishing definitions; and authorizing disposition of publicly-owned zone properties for nominal consideration, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: AFFORDABLE HOUSING, WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ZONE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy14051601.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
9/19/20141 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
9/11/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/19/20141 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/19/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/19/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/17/20140 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/17/20140 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/17/20140 Committee on Public Property and Public Works AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/17/20141 Committee on Public Property and Public Works REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/5/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
6/5/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Establishing a new Chapter of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Philadelphia Affordable Workforce Housing Opportunity Zones,” authorizing the designation of the City in whole or in part as a Workforce Housing Opportunity Zone; establishing definitions; and authorizing disposition of publicly-owned zone properties for nominal consideration, all under certain terms and conditions.
 
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af0THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
 
SECTION 1. A new Chapter 16-900 of The Philadelphia Code is added to read as follows:
 
CHAPTER 16-900. PHILADELPHIA WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ZONES.
 
§ 16-901. Definitions.
 
(1) In this Chapter the following definitions shall apply:
 
      
      (a) Affordable Workforce Homeownership Housing. Housing affordable to households whose income is between 80% and 120% of Area Median Income as established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
 
 
§ 16-902. Designation of Zones.
 
(1) The areas of the City generally known as follows shall be designated as Philadelphia Affordable Workforce Housing Opportunity Zones:
 
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§ 16-903. Authorization to Dispose of Publicly-owned Property for Nominal Consideration.
 
 
(1)  Publicly owned properties in designated Philadelphia Affordable Workforce Housing Opportunity Zones shall be available for disposition for nominal consideration for the development of Affordable Workforce Homeownership Housing as defined in 16-901 (a), upon approval by ordinance.
 
SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.
 
 
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Explanation:
 
Italics indicate new matter added.
 
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