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Do you think that affordable housing is one of the top three priorities in the City of Dallas?
Please provide a brief explanation that supports your answer above.
Do you think there are sufficient affordable housing options for residents in your district and the City of Dallas as a whole?
If elected, what are some affordable housing policy recommendations (locally, at the state-level or nationally) that you could help advocate for within the City of Dallas?
Where do you see the greatest need (income & population) for affordable housing options?
The following questions are not required but are your opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of housing policy and stances on key and specific issues on voters’ minds. We do encourage the full completion of our housing questionnaire as all responses
What policies would you like to see the City pursue to make homeownership more accessible to individuals across all income levels? What policies would you like to see the City pursue to better support renters?
Dallas is asking voters for the approval of at least a $1B bond in May '24. As an elected official at that time, how much of the bond would you like to see devoted to housing, and what programs and priorities would you hope to see funded?
How would you address housing affordability if/when Dallas begins rewriting its land development code, and how would you move it forward?
Accessory Dwelling Units (AUD's) are popular across the country but face more stringent requirements in Dallas. As the Short-Term Rental ordinance goes into effect, would you support making it easier for property owners to build and lease ADU’s? How?
City staff has previously been tasked with amending parking requirements until amendments stalled within the City Plan Commission. Would you support relaxing parking requirements to allow more housing development? If so, to what extent?
How do we make better deals with developers and get the most affordable units from our developer incentives and subsidy investments?
What would you do to ensure Dallas has housing that is accessible to people with disabilities, affordable to folks with very low or fixed incomes (often well below 30% average median income), and that integrates people with and without disabilities?
What are sustainable solutions you would support that help our unsheltered neighbors access permanent housing?
What does NIMBY mean to you? How do you propose to combat it in your district/the City and affirmatively further affordable housing across Dallas? Can you give an example from personal experience?