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File #: 19-0251    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract/Agreement Status: Passed
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: Board of Mayor & Aldermen
On agenda: 11/12/2019 Final action: 11/12/2019
Title: Consideration of Contract Number 2019-0258 a Cooperation Agreement between the City of Franklin and the Franklin Housing Authority for Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for projects renovated using Low Income Housing Tax Credits. (WS 08/27/19; BOMA 9/10/19; Return to 11/12/19 BOMA for inclusion of complete contract)
Sponsors: Tom Marsh, Kathleen Sauseda
Attachments: 1. 2019-0258 Franklin Housing Authority_Final PILOT- LIHTC Sites Developed after January 1 2019_Law Approved_signed by FHA 11-12-19.pdf, 2. 2019-0258 FHA_PILOT- Law Approved - signed by FHA.pdf

DATE: August 13, 2019

TO: Board of Mayor and Aldermen

FROM: Eric Stuckey, City Administrator
Vernon Gerth, Assistant City Administrator - Community/Economic Development
Tom Marsh, Director Building and Neighborhood Services
Kathleen Sauseda, Housing Development Coordinator

SUBJECT:
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Consideration of Contract Number 2019-0258 a Cooperation Agreement between the City of Franklin and the Franklin Housing Authority for Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for projects renovated using Low Income Housing Tax Credits. (WS 08/27/19; BOMA 9/10/19; Return to 11/12/19 BOMA for inclusion of complete contract)
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Purpose
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide information to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) concerning a proposed agreement with the Franklin Housing Authority (FHA) to adjust the rate of the PILOT for the Spring ST and Johnson Circle project to match the PILOT in place for the Reddick Street and Chickasaw projects. The new agreement can be amended in the future to include other Housing Authority properties that are renovated or constructed using Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).

Background
In September 2018, the Board approved Contract Number 2018-0193, a Cooperation Agreement between the City of Franklin and the Franklin Housing Authority (FHA) for Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) applicable to the project known as the Chickasaw Senior Community. Previously, the City and FHA had approved an agreement to adjust the PILOT applicable to the projects known as Senior Residence at Redick Street and Redick Street Apartments. The adjustments to the PILOT were made, in part, to assist FHA in qualification for the LIHTC program that was used to fund the renovations and new construction. For each project the PILOT was adjusted to $50 per unit per year.

FHA is now preparing to renovate 64 dwelling units at the Spring Street and Johnson Circle site. This project will also be funded in part using the LIHTC program. This...

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