The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) Sub-Committee in Evanston has nearly finished its work and is going to be presenting its proposed changes to City Council for a vote in October. For the most part, Joining Forces members have felt that the proposed changes are excellent and will make the ordinance much more impactful. However, we do have a couple of concerns--areas where we feel more should be done.
What We Appreciate
The following changes are ones that we feel will have a positive impact by creating more affordability at different levels:
Where We'd Like the City to Go Further
In addition to the changes above, we would like to see the following:
Here is a link to the proposed changes--the first part of the packet is a summary, and the second part is the ordinance itself, with changes underscored.