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Name not shown inside Clive March 3, 2018, 11:41 AM

Which recommendations do you support the City of Clive to implement to further construction of attainable Workforce Housing?
Other - please see comment


Do you have other recommendations the City should evaluate to promote construction of attainable Workforce Housing?
I have no problem with low income housing -- I do have a problem with the density of low income housing. Each time a developer starts a "low-income" project -- it is so dense with housing that it does tend to create neighborhoods where crime increases. Instead of designating a low income housing development, why not require that all new neighbors have a certain percentage of homes that are sold for much lower prices to allow our poorer citizens to have a home in a nice neighborhood. Low income housing developments don't work. Let's try something totally out of the box...if a developer wants to create a new neighborhood -- they must provide a percentage of high quality homes at lower prices (don't let them create poorly constructed homes). This helps integrate rather than segregate.

Name not shown inside Clive March 2, 2018, 8:01 PM

Which recommendations do you support the City of Clive to implement to further construction of attainable Workforce Housing?
Partner with developers to utilize Low Income Housing Tax Credit to offset costs, Partner with developers to utilize Tax Increment Financing to offset costs of public improvements, Allow density bonuses if certain performance standards or goals are met, Allow residential uses in compatible commercial areas, Review zoning regulations and reevaluate minimum requirements to increase affordability of housing developments (e.g. lot size, unit size, setbacks), Adopt an Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance (for additional info on ADU’s see Housing Attainability Report pgs. 51-53)

Lisa Earles inside Clive February 28, 2018, 10:33 PM

Which recommendations do you support the City of Clive to implement to further construction of attainable Workforce Housing?
Partner with developers to utilize Low Income Housing Tax Credit to offset costs, Partner with developers to utilize Tax Increment Financing to offset costs of public improvements, Allow density bonuses if certain performance standards or goals are met, Allow residential uses in compatible commercial areas, Review zoning regulations and reevaluate minimum requirements to increase affordability of housing developments (e.g. lot size, unit size, setbacks), Adopt an Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance (for additional info on ADU’s see Housing Attainability Report pgs. 51-53)

Name not shown inside Clive February 28, 2018, 10:34 AM

Which recommendations do you support the City of Clive to implement to further construction of attainable Workforce Housing?
Partner with developers to utilize Tax Increment Financing to offset costs of public improvements, Allow density bonuses if certain performance standards or goals are met, Review zoning regulations and reevaluate minimum requirements to increase affordability of housing developments (e.g. lot size, unit size, setbacks), Adopt an Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance (for additional info on ADU’s see Housing Attainability Report pgs. 51-53)

Dennis Walker inside Clive February 9, 2018, 4:01 PM

Based on the cost provided in the study (mortgage $120,000 and monthly payment under $1,000), I don't see how Clive can provide Low Income Housing without providing some type of subsidy. Thus I would support a program that the market place is willing to provide. If that means living in surrounding communities because they are available at a lower cost I do not see where that is an issue.

Lisa Earles inside Clive February 9, 2018, 6:54 AM

I would like to see Clive focus on low income housing. As the metro grows, the cost of living goes up and lower income people are squeezed out. Rents are going up, housing prices are going up, and low income people are forced to either move out of the metro or move into undesirable neighborhoods (outside of Clive) or stay in apartment buildings. I would love to see Clive make this a focus, as building low income units is seldom made a priority. Lower income people deserve to live in decent housing. I would like to see Clive strive to make itself available to a diverse population, including income diversity. This city shouldn't only be for the affluent.

I fear the response of many will be that low income people are criminals, undesirables, lazy, need to just work harder to stop being poor, and should live somewhere else. Please, fellow Clive residents, prove me wrong.

Teri Formanek inside Clive January 7, 2018, 7:04 AM

I support the proposal to change the Sign Ordinance to allow additional flexibility, fairness between commercial properties, regulations reflecting current times, and providing more uniformity with the surrounding communities. I believe this can be done in a way that preserves the aesthetics of the city of Clive while accommodating the needs of business and other commercial properties. Thanks

Mark Cowart inside Clive December 27, 2017, 4:44 PM

We are a business in Clive and have been shut down numerous times in our attempt to improve recognition through signage to our business. there are other locations in the area that have had signage allowed that we have not and hope the city will review and come with a good plan to help display our business!! We support a change in our sign ordinance.

Name not shown inside Clive December 3, 2017, 10:32 AM

Kind of hard to read that red-line document...my only concern is allowing video signs. They are a huge distraction -- even for great drivers. It draws your attention away from the road and definitely creates more dangerous conditions on the street. Please do not allow video signs -- we have enough distracted drivers with texting, car computer systems, etc.

Morgan Rivers inside Clive December 2, 2017, 10:46 AM

I'm in favor of minimal signage in general.
For me, it's an inverse proportion ~ the less signage, the higher the quality of life.
Thanks for asking!
Morgan