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File #: RES. 2020-R071    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/25/2021 Final action: 1/25/2021
Title: To designate the property known as 3100 Nine Mile Road as a revitalization area pursuant to Va. Code ? 36-55.30:2.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2020-R071
Title
To designate the property known as 3100 Nine Mile Road as a revitalization area pursuant to Va. Code ? 36-55.30:2.
Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to section 36-55.30:2 of the Virginia Housing Development Authority Act (the "Act"), as set forth in sections 36-55.24 through 36-55.52 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the governing bodies of localities may by resolution designate an area within such locality as a revitalization area for the purpose of facilitating financing by the Virginia Housing Development Authority to assist private entities with the development of mixed use and mixed income projects; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Act, in order to designate an area as a revitalization area, the local governing body must determine that, with respect to such area, (i) the area is blighted, deteriorated, deteriorating or, if not rehabilitated, likely to deteriorate by reason that the buildings, improvements or other facilities in such area are subject to one or more of the following conditions: dilapidation; obsolescence; overcrowding; inadequate ventilation, light or sanitation; excessive land coverage; deleterious land use; or faulty or inadequate design, quality or condition; and (ii) private enterprise and investment are not reasonably expected, without assistance, to produce the construction or rehabilitation of decent, safe and sanitary housing and supporting facilities that will meet the needs of low and moderate income persons and families in such area and will induce other persons and families to live within such area and thereby create a desirable economic mix of residents in such area; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Act, in any revitalization area, the Virginia Housing Development Authority may provide financing for one or more economically mixed projects and, in conjunction therewith, any "nonhousing buildings," as defined by section 36-55.26 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, that are incidental to such project or pro...

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