After five years in limbo, city’s affordable housing ordinance hits a wall

A combination of layoffs and budget cuts have stalled the city’s nearly five-year effort to redraft its affordable housing ordinance.

The city Planning Department is recommending that the ordinance, which had recently cleared the Planning Commission and was headed to the City Council, be put on ice until money and staff are available.

Affordable housing advocates expressed disappointment but little surprise.

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