The Strategic Housing Action Plan is the key deliverable of the SMTX 4 All project. It represents a synthesis of the work of the Workforce Housing Task Force to better understand housing in San Marcos and propose solutions to address the challenges faced by working families.
The final meeting of the Workforce Housing Task Force was September 12, 2019. The Workforce Housing Task Force's Strategic Housing Action Plan was considered by the Planning and Zoning Commission on September 24, 2019 and by City Council on October 15, 2019. The Strategic Housing Action Plan is pending adoption by City Council.
You can learn more about the Strategic Housing Action Plan below.
Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendations: On September 24, 2019 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the Strategic Housing Action Plan with amendments to remove or modify action items. This document reflects the proposed amendments.
What is the Strategic Housing Action Plan?
The Housing Action Plan represents a synthesis of the work of the Workforce Housing Task Force over the last 9 months to better understand housing in San Marcos and propose solutions to address the challenges faced by working families in San Marcos.
What's in the Draft?
The initial draft represents a place to start in identifying solutions to this complex challenge. In the draft, you'll find a summary of the SMTX 4 All Initiative, public input, our key housing needs, and goals, strategies, and actions needed to meaningfully address this challenge.
Why create a Housing Action Plan?
The Housing Action Plan provides a framework for getting things done to address housing. It provides City Council with a consolidated document on steps and actions to help address housing affordability. It incorporates community and stakeholder input, and guidance from City Council to ensure the document reflects San Marcos' needs.
How will the plan be implemented?
The Housing Action Plan includes a 3-year implementation plan. Addressing housing will be an on-going process in our community, but 5 key action items have been identified to begin addressing the most pressing needs immediately. These action items were selected to focus limited resources to provide the greatest benefit.