affordable housing

With just about every new housing development in the Snyderville Basin, a question is raised about affordable housing. Given the persistent nature of this issue, the county planners are updating their Housing Needs Assessment. Rick Brough has more.

Members of the Snyderville Planning Commission said they still have issue with the plan by Mountainlands Housing Trust to place affordable housing in Silver Creek Village. Their concerns are that the units are too segregated, but told Mountainlands director Scott Loomis that they want to work on a compromise. They said it's up to Loomis to pursue that route -- or to ask for an amendment to the Development Approval for the Village. Rick Brough has more.

After a brief discussion Wednesday, a majority of the Summit County Council agreed to endorse some federal tax credits that would support a plan by Mountainlands Community Housing Trust to develop affordable housing in Silver Creek Village. However, council member Doug Clyde expressed his fervent disapproval, since Mountainlands is still seeking an approval from the Snyderville Planning Commission. Clyde said giving a thumbs-up at this time is "beyond poor management." Rick Brough has more.

A parcel that the city bought for affordable housing will serve temporarily as a parking lot for Main Street employees this winter. That's the Homestake lot, near The Yard. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Park City Manager Diane Foster and Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin discuss the Agreement announced for Utah Rooftop Solar and the rest of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Carol Clawson, a Heber City resident and competitor (along with her dog Kita) at this year’s Soldier Hollow Classic, has details about this weekend's Soldier Hollow Classic. Park City Hospital spokesperson Amy Roberts and the Director of the Live Well Center Kelly Woodward discuss the upcoming upcoming 5K-9 to help people and their pets live healthier lives. 

The first public hearing for the South Point Development drew a crowd of about 80 people, most of them critical of the proposal, before the East Side Planning Commission last Thursday. Opponents said the promised benefits aren't there, and that it will ruin the Brown's Canyon area. Rick Brough has more.

South Point, a large residential, commercial, and hotel project proposed for Brown's Canyon, was introduced Thursday at a public hearing before the East Side Planning Commission. In the public hearing, the project caught flak from almost everyone that commented. But before that, the developers presented details, and what they see as benefits from the proposal. Rick Brough has more.

The massive Silver Creek Village project will start to build residential units this summer that will include both market and affordable units. Rick Brough has more.

The Snyderville Planning Commission and the Summit County Council were scheduled to meet to hear a proposal to place an affordable housing development - more than 600 units - near Richardson Flat on property owned by the Mayflower Company., but the meeting was canceled. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County has singed an option to purchase the Cline-Dahle parcel, just past Jeremy Ranch Elementary along the Rasmussen frontage road. County officials say they're acquiring the parcel, of nearly 30 acres, to look at solutions for traffic congestion and affordable housing. Rick Brough has more.

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