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5 This resolution of the House of Representatives urges that the preservation of federally
6 subsidized, project-based low income housing be made a top priority in the state. The
7 resolution urges that public and private partnerships be formed to resolve affordable
8 housing problems.
9 Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the state of Utah:
10 WHEREAS, there is a critical need for low income affordable housing throughout the state
11 of Utah;
12 WHEREAS, this need is partially met by the thousands of federally subsidized,
13 project-based low income housing units in the state;
14 WHEREAS, federally subsidized, project-based low income housing assists some of Utah's
15 senior citizens, disabled persons, and single parent and working poor families;
16 WHEREAS, federally subsidized low income housing contracts expire over the next five
18 WHEREAS, many of the these federally subsidized low income housing contracts may not
19 be renewed and the housing units they provide could be lost from the state's already severely
20 limited low income housing inventory; and
21 WHEREAS, the loss of this housing could be harmful to the residents served and would
22 have a serious impact on low income housing efforts statewide:
23 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Representatives of the state
24 of Utah urge that the preservation of federally subsidized, project-based low income housing
25 properties be made a top priority in the state of Utah.
26 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the House of Representatives urges that public and
27 private partnerships be formed in all potentially affected communities for the purpose of designing
28 the best local solution to the affordable housing problem.
29 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be sent to the Utah Division
30 of Community Development and the Crossroads Urban Center.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-22-01 4:45 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.