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Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman has filed eight bills for consideration by the County Council to advance the affordable housing plan and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for Downtown Columbia

The legislation is needed to amend the county code, Howard County General Plan and Downtown Columbia Plan in order to move forward with the comprehensive redevelopment of Downtown. If the bills pass, the County will have a legal framework to guarantee the development of affordable housing Downtown. Legislation also was introduced to authorize Tax Increment Financing (TIF), which will use a portion of tax revenue from new development to support financing needed for infrastructure, such as new roads, parking garages, an elementary school and arts center.

To read the legislation, visit: www.howardcountymd.gov/Branches/County-Executive/Downtown-Columbia-Legislative-Package

To read FAQs, visit: www.howardcountymd.gov/Branches/County-Executive/Downtown-Columbia-Legislative-Package

Read a comparison of Downtown Columbia Affordable Housing Proposals
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