RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING STAFF TO PROCEED WITH DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PILOT AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors authorized staff to accept a grant application for Virginia Housing Development Authority’s Sponsoring Partnerships And Revitalizing Communities (SPARC) funds for an affordable housing program; and

WHEREAS, staff has presented key criteria developed for participation in the pilot program to the Board of Supervisors for its information and review; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of August 2007, That staff is hereby directed to proceed with the development and implementation of the pilot affordable housing program; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That staff is hereby directed to draft an Ordinance to provide for the use of funds, other than State funds, to provide home-ownership grants and other assistance to local government employees working within Fauquier County, employees of the school board, and employees of constitutional officers, to purchase their primary residences in Fauquier County, and to advertise for a public hearing to receive comments on the draft Ordinance.

 

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