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City Provides $37.5K for Housing Study

The city of Ann Arbor will be contributing $37,500 from the affordable housing trust fund to support a housing needs assessment to be conducted by Washtenaw County. City council action came at its June 16, 2014 meeting.

The council deliberations included discussion of the policy on eligible expenditures from the fund – which some councilmembers felt should be restricted to capital expenditures for affordable housing units. However, the current policy allows for funding of analysis and feasibility studies.

A bid by Stephen Kunselman (Ward 3) to draw the money from the general fund instead of the affordable housing trust fund failed on a 5-6 vote, getting support only from Kunselman, Jack Eaton (Ward 4), Chuck Warpehoski (Ward 5), Mike Anglin (Ward 5), … [Full Story]