The Mayor and several other civic and business leaders led a cheer leading session AKA the "Mayor's Housing Initiative Kick Off", the formal start to his goal of adding 10,000 housing units to Downtown and Midtown in the next 10 years. Business leaders gave their personal insights of the benefits of creating a creative place for people to live, work and play. Fascinating stuff!
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And the city is working on bringing in resources to help with infrastructure and financing. Possibilities include using Cap-and-Trade dollars applied to transit-oriented developments and using the new federal "Promise Zone" incentives to expedite funding applications.
For more see getting to 10,000 housing units