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File #: 19-0565    Version: 1 Name: Housing Discrimination Ordinance
Type: CC- Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/13/2019 Final action:
Title: REPORT - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 10-46, HOUSING ANTI-DISCRIMINATION CODE BACKGROUND: Santa Rosa is experiencing a housing crisis exacerbated by the wildfire disaster in 2017. The City Council adopted a Comprehensive Housing Strategy under its Tier 1 Goals, including the adoption of a local ordinance prohibiting rental housing discrimination against people using rental subsidies issued through government and non-profit agencies. Rental housing subsidies are intended to increase affordable housing opportunities by making market-rate housing affordable to qualifying families. The Santa Rosa Housing Authority (SRHA) administers Housing Choice Vouchers for approximately 2,000 households in the City; the Council has funded rental assistance through Rapid Rehousing and similar programs. Households who have rental assistance under these programs have difficulty finding landlords who are willing to accept the subsi...
Sponsors: Housing and Community Services
Indexes: Not a Project
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 - Correspondence, 3. Ordinance, 4. Ordinance_Redline (8/12/2019), 5. Ordinance_Revised (8/12/2019), 6. Presentation, 7. Presentation (Uploaded 8/13/2019), 8. Late Correspondence (Uploaded 8/12/2019), 9. Late Correspondence (Uploaded 8/13/2019), 10. Late Correspondence (Uploaded 8/19/2019)
Related files: 19-0188