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Housing goal: Sustain the City’s diverse housing for all income groups through strategic planning and well-designed developments, with an emphasis on revitalizing aging neighborhoods. #KCStat
Housing Policy Overview as shown. The draft for this policy was released in Sept. 2018. Feedback on the draft was gathered via public meetings. #KCStat
Housing Policy Goals as shown. #KCStat
First objective: Improve the conditions and livability of housing throughout the City. #KCStat
Strategy tied to objective via @KCMOHealthDept: Decrease the number of homes with lead paint, mold, indoor air quality problems, trip/fall hazards and pests, particularly in the city’s low life expectancy zip codes, in order to improve health outcomes for occupants. #KCStat
Healthy Homes Complaints by Month as shown. #KCStat
Complaint Types (Year to Date) for Homes as shown. #KCStat
Healthy Homes Program Inspections overview as shown. #KCStat
Healthy Homes Program Implementation overview as shown. #KCStat
Permitting Process to date for Healthy Homes Rental Inspection Program as shown. Landlords are required to register their property now. Covering 24,477 rental units in KCMO. #KCStat
Next Strategy tied to improving the conditions and livability of housing in KC: Decrease rates of lead poisoning, particularly among children living in low life expectancy zip codes (@KCMOHealthDept). #KCStat
Cases of Lead Poisoned Children as shown. #KCStat
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program for Blood Lead Testing as shown. #KCStat
Next Steps for Decreasing Rates of Lead Poisoning as shown. #KCStat
Lead Presence and Awareness for Renters vs. Owners as shown. #KCStat
Learn more about the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at… #KCStat
Next Strategy tied to objective: Identify funding sources to improve and maximize energy efficiency in order to reduce costs for residents, particularly on low-income households and multi-family low-income housing. #KCStat
Housing Survey: Utility Cost Compared to Total Housing Cost as shown. 54% of respondents reported paying more than $300 per month on utilities. On average for residents, utilities are 23% of their housing cost (with rent/mortgage at 77%). #KCStat
Housing Survey: Utility Cost Burden (Compared to Income) as shown. #KCStat
Current Energy Efficiency Programs and Policies for Low-Income Housing as shown. KCMO’s Office of Environmental Quality is working to reprogram remaining EnergyWorksKC grant funding to provide energy saving devices to low-income households. #KCStat
New @KCPLConnect Energy Efficiency Plan is being considered as shown. #KCStat
Weatherization Efforts in KC as shown. Provides weatherization (insulation, air sealing, HVAC replacements, etc.) for low-income, elderly, and disabled owner-occupants. #KCStat
Next Strategy tied to objective via @KCMOPlanning: Utilize the City’s Transit Oriented Development Policy to encourage higher density for new housing developments within close proximity of frequent public transit service. #KCStat
Transportation costs are directly related to housing costs. Overall, Kansas Citians spend 23% of their income on housing, and 21% on transportation. #KCStat
The adopted Transit Oriented Development (TOD) policy contains strategies for the provision of affordable units near transit corridors and stations. #KCStat
Ordinance 180723 amends the Zoning and Development Code to reduce parking requirements and provide density bonuses (25% increase) for residential projects providing affordable housing (80% AMI) near high frequency transit stations and corridors. #KCStat
Second objective tied to Housing: Increase accessibility to socially and physically diverse quality housing throughout the City for all income groups. #KCStat
Strategy tied to second objective: Identify criteria to define and address the creation of workforce housing units through developing a comprehensive housing strategy. #KCStat
Ordinances and Resolutions From Housing Policy as shown. #KCStat
One of the goals of the Housing Policy is to preserve the existing affordable housing units in city. Planning and coordination of the preservation task force and identifying stakeholders is currently taking place. #KCStat
KCMO will join with housing partners to advocate and encourage the return of the state tax credits. #KCStat
Next strategy tied to second objective via @KCMOPlanning: Undertake data analysis to integrate the understanding of supply and demand into the City’s housing policies. #KCStat
Resident Survey Results show Satisfaction with Availability of Affordable Housing by Tenure as shown. #KCStat
Satisfaction with Availability of Affordable Housing by Council District as shown. Biggest decreases are in the 1st and 4th Districts. #KCStat
Satisfaction with Availability of Affordable Housing by Household Income as shown. Lower income residents have lower satisfaction with affordable housing availability. However, satisfaction is declining for higher income residents. #KCStat
Follow-up from last #KCStat meeting about Housing in July 2018: Housing Preferences for people with and without children as shown. Housing Survey results when asked "How important are the following items to you when selecting housing?"
Via Housing Survey: Most important housing preferences for people with and without children as shown. #KCStat
Next strategy tied to second objective: Ensure that implementation of the Annual Action Plans meet Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) goals. #KCStat
Kansas City has a five-year plan to meet the goals in their Regional Assessment of Fair Housing Plan (AFH). In 2018, Neighborhood and Housing Services Department supported a number of developments providing investment that meet the AFH goal. #KCStat
Ordinance 180724 has been introduced to expand fair housing protections related to source of income and victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Currently in front of Housing Committee. #KCStat
Next objective tied to Housing: Support rehabilitation and construction of housing for the purpose of revitalizing neighborhoods in the City. #KCStat
Strategy tied to this objective via @KCMOPlanning: Perform targeted housing condition surveys to define or refine improvement activities. #KCStat
Photo survey being done to capture property conditions at a given point in time and assess the impacts of an intervention strategy. #KCStat
Santa Fe Pilot Photo Survey as shown. #KCStat
Web interface for condition evaluation for Santa Fe Photo Survey as shown. #KCStat
Next strategy tied to objective: Support the establishment of a new local housing financing mechanism that offers single-family rehabilitation and new infill construction to support home ownership opportunities #KCStat
Goal of $10MM-$15MM fund for acquisition/rehab loans to buyers of
vacant houses in neighborhood areas seeking homeownership. Overview of program as shown. #KCStat
Next strategy via @KCMOPlanning: Integrate the results of the Market Value Analysis into City housing and economic development strategies. #KCStat
Market Value Analysis (MVA) Findings: Dynamic map and downloadable data available at:… #KCStat
Housing Policy and Market Value Analysis (MVA) overview as shown. #KCStat
Market Value Analysis Future as shown. #KCStat
That concludes today’s #KCStat meeting. The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 5 at 9:00 am focusing on Neighborhoods and Healthy Communities.
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