SPECIAL HOUSING NEEDS POLICY


Plano will support the special housing needs of residents including seniors, people with disabilities, and low- to moderate-income households through inclusive regulations and programs and actions furthering the goals stated in the Consolidated Plan. Proposed locations for special housing needs should be afforded the same health and safety considerations as other housing.


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Actions

SHN1
Conduct a community needs assessment to identify and prioritize service demands and resources of the city’s residents.
In Progress
SHN2
Create affordable homeownership opportunities in Plano for income qualifying households including, but not limited to, homeownership assistance programs, construction of new housing, and rehabilitation of existing structures.
Recurring and On Track
SHN3
Support residents with special needs by providing financial assistance from federal, state, and local government grants to qualified social service agencies.
On Track
ShN4
Provide programs to rehabilitate and improve existing housing occupied by low and moderate income households. 
Recurring and On Track
SHN5
Review zoning regulations to provide reasonable opportunities for safe and healthy housing in support of special needs populations. 
Recurring and On Track
SHN6
Identify methods to incorporate Universal Design practices and encourage their implementation in new housing projects and home renovations.
Pending


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