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SB 1331 Affordable housing; local zoning ordinance authority, comprehensive plan.

Introduced by: Jennifer L. McClellan | Ghazala F. Hashmi | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Affordable housing; local zoning ordinance authority; comprehensive plan. Authorizes any locality in the Commonwealth to provide for an affordable housing dwelling unit program by amending the zoning ordinance of such locality. Current law restricts such authorization to counties with an urban county executive form of government or county manager plan of government and certain other localities. The bill also requires the comprehensive plan of each locality to show the connection between affordable housing and other needs of its residents, such as job creation, educational opportunities, and parks and recreational activities.


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