RESOLUTION  

A RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO MAKE AVAILABLE SURPLUS COUNTY PROPERTY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS  

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County has established plans and polices to promote the development of affordable housing; and  

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County has previously worked effectively within non-profit agencies to improve and develop affordable housing units; and  

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County owns a number of parcels of property that may be suitable for the development of affordable housing;  now, therefore, be it  

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 17th day of November 2003, That the development of affordable housing on County owned property that may be conveyed to non-profit housing agencies shall adhere to the following guidelines:  

1.      Any land transferred to an affordable housing provider may not be used as collateral for a loan.

2.      Any land transferred to an affordable housing provider may not be sold except as improved affordable housing to participants within your respective programs.

3.      Only one parcel of land could be transferred to an affordable housing provider, be built out, and sold to qualified recipient(s), before other land could be considered for development.

4.      The affordable housing providers will be granted authority by the County to perform such soils analysis and other environmental testing as is required for sanitary and other considerations prior to any transfer taking place.

5.      The suitability of any specific site will be by mutual agreement between the County and the affordable housing provider, and be in concert with all ordinances applicable to the site;  

and, be it  

            RESOLVED FURTHER  that consistent with these program guidelines, Fauquier Habitat for Humanity and Fauquier Housing Corporation be, and is hereby, granted a right of entry to County property on Green Road (Parcel # 6991-36-5167) for the purpose of further evaluating soil conditions and other environmental conditions to assess the suitability for the development of housing units.