Presentation on theme: "Welcome. Good Morning: We have a busy agenda today. Thank you to the Lands Office Team for leading up on the organization of the forum again this year."— Presentation transcript:
Good Morning: We have a busy agenda today. Thank you to the Lands Office Team for leading up on the organization of the forum again this year. Coordinating with Fire, CDD, Engineering to name a few. Many thanks to the Juneau Affordable Housing Commission. Many thanks to the Team at Juneau Economic Development Council for their many efforts. Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority for their leadership. Finally, thanks to all of you since this is really meant to be a community-wide collaborative effort to providing more housing choices for Alaska’s Capital City.
Agenda Review Introduction Discussion TCO/CO New Draft Programs for Juneau Afforable Housign Trust Fund Land Disposal Update Permits and Permitting/Fire Marshal/Engineering New Timelines CDD Permits Recycling Roundtable
Since Last Year much has happened: geography of housing
Recap of CBJ Housing Efforts The Assembly recognized housing was a very significant issue in 2012-13 and continues to be: Allocating land for affordable housing. Working to resolve FEMA Flood Maps completed Phase one in August getting into more detailed analysis with FEMA now Phase II and are working on a joint Risk Map Assessment program (looking at all hazards). Subdivision Tax Deferral Program was supported. Currently going through the process with Engineering, Lands, Planning Commission and Assembly to review and simplify standards in an effort to reduce the cost of housing.
So, where are we now? Key Drivers: population and employment growth continued during 2012 & 2013. Juneau’s population hit another all-time high last year, growing by more than 400 people to 32,832. Juneau’s employment picture was also on the uptick despite government sector job cutbacks as the private sector added positions from 2011. JEDC 2013 Economic Indicators Report
Where are we now? State Support for the Capital City Housing Needs. Volunteers of America National Services along with Alaska Development Partners: Trapline, LLc and V2, LLc; Civil Engineering DOWL HKM, Juneau; Architect: Lumen Design LLc Anchorage have submitted permits for Phase One to be completed by end of 2015 in the vicinity of Crow Hill.
Where are we now? Mixed Use Housing completed more under construction in the Willoughby area. Completed more under construction in the Willoughby area. MRV Architects
Where are we now? New Housing for rent/lease on the market since 2013 West Juneau Wayne Coogan Coogan Construction
Where are we now? Infill Housing Opportunities Where the value of the land is much higher than the value of the structure or where the land use is vacant or under performing as compared with its potential. Several inquiries for single family housing, accessory dwelling units, lot splits, duplexes and triplex housing in this neighborhood. Even a rezone of waterfront commercial to a residential zone.
Single Family Home: Conventional subdivisions in Alaska’s Capital City Montana Creek Subdivision Phase II
Single Family Home: Conventional subdivisions in Alaska’s Capital City
Where are we now? UAS Student Housing Construction 120 Units of Student Housing on campus to help improve retention rates at UAS. 14 million dollar project. Construction to be completed by August 2014. Approximately 3,000 students Design: MRV Architects Freshman Dorm Website http://www.uas.alaska.edu/juneau /freshman-housing.html
Conditional Use Permit approval for 15 condominium units on the water at Auke Bay Bill Hueman Developer along with his Partner. Construction expected to commence spring of 2014.
Where are we now? Looking down the road: Land Use Permits approved- building permits next? Rezoning was approved for additional housing units on the first floor of the Post Office at Auke Bay. Work on the remodel is expected to be completed in 2014-2015. Northwind Architects.
Other Important Housing Concerns/Efforts/ Needs for 2014 Aging in place/retirement housing/Senior independent living facility Needs Fireweed Place: Existing Housing is inadequate compared to the anticipated future Juneau aging population needs.
Other Important Housing Concerns/Efforts/ Needs for 2014 Investing in Housing in our Downtown. Working closely with the property owner of the Fire damaged Gastineau as he applies for permits to put a temporary roof on the structure. Working with the DBA/JEDC and many others to create opportunities for additional housing units here.