City of Dublin Community Development Department AFFORDABLE HOUSING SUCCESSES!! BUILD IT MOVE IN STAY IN
The City of Dublin cares about housing! • The City of Dublin takes a leadership role • Over 1,000 affordable units are either finished, under construction or planned • City of Dublin is achieving it’s fair share
HOW DID WE GET HERE? • In 1997 adoption of the first Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance • In 2002 the Inclusionary Ordinance was amended to require the construction of Below Market Rate (BMR) units • 2002 Housing Task Force
HOW DID WE GET HERE? • In 2003 the Wicklow Square Affordable senior apartments were built • In 2003 the first BMR units at the Terraces at Dublin Ranch The Terraces
HOW DID WE GET HERE? Cont’d. • In 2005 Fairway Ranch (Oak Groves, Pine Groves and Cedar Groves) • In 2005 Affordable Housing Newsletter • In 2005 design of the First Time Homebuyer Loan Program
HOW DID WE GET HERE? Cont’d. • In 2006 the Housing Committee • In 2006 the First Time Homebuyer Loan Program kicked off The Key to Opening Doors to Home Ownership in Dublin
Regional Housing Needs Allocation1999 - 2006 The City continues to ensure that adequate sites exist to accommodate the Regional Housing Needs Allocation for all income groups
Workforce Housing Reward Grant Program • In 2004 The City of Dublin was awarded $679,921 • In 2005 The City was awarded $363,955 • In 2006 The City applied for an $84,000 grant Shannon Center Entrance Shannon Center - Events
Building Inclusionary Housing (Below Market Rate) Homeownership Units • Inclusionary Ordinance mandates construction of affordable units with residential developments of more than 20 units • Resale Restriction for each buyer and subsequent buyers for 55 years • Each prospective buyer is approved by City • Resale Agreement compliance
Building Inclusionary Housing (Below Market Rate) Rental Units • Rental developments require developer to lease and maintain 12.5% of units affordable to moderate-, low- and very low-income households for 55 years • The City monitors rent compliance Cedar & Pine Grove Senior Apartments Oak Grove Family Apartments
BUILDING IT – Rental Housing • Ironhorse Trail Apartments • Avalon Bay Apartments • The Cedar & Pine Groves at Dublin Ranch • Oak Groves at Dublin Ranch • Camellia Place Apartments • Wicklow Square Senior Apartments
Camellia Place Construction is complete on EAH’s 112-unit affordable housing project at the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station. This rental project is available to low and very-low income residents.
Wicklow Square The City of Dublin provided a loan to Eden Housing for the development of a 53-unit low-income Senior Housing project adjacent to the City’s Senior Center.
BUILDING IT – Home Ownership Housing • The Willows • Positano • Elan Townhomes • Roxbury Townhomes • Silvera Ranch • Tralee • The Terraces Roxbury Townhomes
Elan at Dublin Station D.R. Horton’s ELAN at Dublin Station project is currently under construction at the East Dublin / Pleasanton BART Station. The 257-unit for-sale project includes 25 townhomes and 232 condominiums. This project includes 26 affordable units.
Silvera Ranch Pinn Brothers is developing Silvera Ranch, a for-sale residential project that includes 257 units (townhomes and single-family homes). There are 26 units in this project that are affordable.
MOVING INOpportunities for Achieving Home Ownership • Tri-Valley Housing Opportunity Center (TVHOC) offering rental and homebuyer education • A First Time Homebuyer Loan Program • Alameda County Mortgage Credit Certificate • CAL HFA • Real Estate Professional $ $
STAYING IN • Annual Survey • Post-Purchase Assistance • Bi-Annual Newsletter • Housing Advocacy Groups • ECHO Housing • TVHOC
Alameda County Housing and Community Development Alameda County Housing and Community Development offers Dublin residents assistance in maintaining their homes through: • Free Accessibility Improvements • Rehabilitation Loan Program • “Curb Appeal” Grants
Conclusion The City of Dublin will remain active in the provision of affordable housing for our community.