For Immediate Release: City Council adopts the 2019-2030 Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan
For Immediate Release
Takoma Park City Council adopted the 2019-2030 Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan through Resolution #2019-47
City of Takoma Park, MD – (October 18, 2019) On Wednesday, October 16, the Takoma Park City Council adopted the 2019-2030 Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan through Resolution #2019-47. This Plan positions the City to set affordable housing goals that complement the work of the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the Montgomery County Council and take advantage of new funding and investment opportunities, while considering every action through a race equity lens and taking into account climate change resiliency needs.
Mayor Kate Stewart commented, “When we have stable, high quality housing available for all, families thrive and our community succeeds. On Wednesday night, the City took the critical and necessary steps to work toward the realization of the human right to safe, high quality, and affordable housing and the interrelated right to an adequate standard of living.”
As the City looks to meet its critical housing needs, housing development initiatives are interlaced with the City’s economic development initiatives… Read the entire Press Release