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File #: [23-0405]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information Items Status: Filed
File created: 4/20/2023 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 5/10/2023 Final action: 5/10/2023
Title: Receive the Third Quarter Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Affordable Housing Report.
Attachments: 1. FY23 Q3 Affordable Housing Quarterly Report v02
Related files: [22-0858], [23-0154]

Receive the Third Quarter Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Affordable Housing Report.

Sarah Osmer Vi?as, Director
Affordable Housing and Community Connections
Nate Broman-Fulks, Assistant Director

Emily Holt, Affordable Housing Development Officer

Overview: This quarterly report on affordable housing activities for Fiscal Year 2023 tracks:
* Community indicators related to the housing market and affordable housing
* Our progress toward reaching the Town's affordable housing goals
* The status of projects funded with Town resources

That the Council receive this Fiscal Year 2023 third quarter report.

Community Indicator Data:
* The affordable housing gap is over 5,200 units for households below 60% of the Area Median Income ($57,300 for a family of four). The gap has increased by about 25% over the past year, driven by housing prices that have increased at a much faster rate than incomes.
* The median household income for the Chapel Hill Metropolitan Statistical Area has increased to $95,500, an increase of $9,100 (or 10.5%) from last year.
* The 2022 home value index is $623,892, an increase of $137,000 (or 22%) from last year.
* The percentage of cost-burdened renters has slightly increased compared to last year's data at 58% of renters currently spending more than 30% of their income on housing expenses. The percentage of cost-burdened homeowners remained the same at 22%.

Highlights of our Progress:
Key results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2023 (January 1 - March 31, 2023) include:
* The affordable housing community Perry Place opened 24 new affordable units in Chapel Hill serving households earning less than 60% of Area Median Income. The project was developed by CASA and includes a total of 48 affordable units, including 24 in the Town of Carrboro.
* One additional Town employee received rental assistance through the Town's Employee Housing Program.
* The Town completed renovations on the Town-own...

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