Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2021-1033   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Two-Year Agreement, Substantially in the Form of the Attached Agreement, with the Option of Three One-Year Extensions for a Total Five-Year Compensation Amount Not to Exceed $420,000 and No More than $90,000 in a Single Fiscal Year with HouseKeys to Provide Inclusionary Housing Program Management and Compliance Services to the City of Alameda. (Community Development 228)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement
Title

Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Two-Year Agreement, Substantially in the Form of the Attached Agreement, with the Option of Three One-Year Extensions for a Total Five-Year Compensation Amount Not to Exceed $420,000 and No More than $90,000 in a Single Fiscal Year with HouseKeys to Provide Inclusionary Housing Program Management and Compliance Services to the City of Alameda. (Community Development 228)

Body

To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Staff conducted a procurement process to select a consultant to provide program management and compliance services for the City of Alameda's (City) Inclusionary Housing Program. Staff evaluated the proposer's past experience, the quality and experience of the project manager, the team's knowledge and understanding of inclusionary housing requirements, and the ability to deliver the proposed scope of work within the proposed budget and schedule. In lieu funds will be used to pay the consultant.

BACKGROUND

Ordinance 30-16, Inclusionary Housing Requirements for Residential Projects, is a mechanism for the development of affordable homeownership and rental housing in Alameda. Implementation of this ordinance is referred to as the Inclusionary Housing Program. When market-rate housing of five or more units is proposed, the City requires the development of homes or rental units that are affordable to very low, low and moderate-income households. For residential developments of nine (9) or fewer units, the requirements of this section may be satisfied by paying an in-lieu fee. The City administers various programs, including the Below Market Rate (BMR) Housing Ownership Program, the Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program and other programs related to the sale or lease of Inclusionary Housing. The City has approximately 134 households that have purchased a BMR, have obtained a DPA loan or have done both.

In July 2020, the City reorganized the Community D...

Click here for full text