What are the City’s existing housing policies?

The 2011 Sultan Comprehensive Plan includes the following housing goals and policies:


H 1       Manage Growth Potentials

H 2       Promote Housing Diversity

H 3       Housing-Design Concepts

H 4       Increase Center Viability

H 5       Best Housing Practices

H 6       Create Identity


H 1.1    Growth management priorities

H 1.2    Housing Variety

H 1.3    Preservation of existing housing

H 2.1    Innovative Land Use Planning

H 2.2    Housing choice

H 2.3    Clustering and Lot Averaging provisions

H 2.4    Manufactured housing

H 2.5    Higher density detached single family housing

H 2.6    Attached single-family housing

H 2.7    Multiple family housing

H 2.8    Mixed use housing

H 3.1    Smaller single-family lots

H 3.2    Cluster housing

H 3.3    Shared access

H 3.4    Quality housing

H 4.1    Moderate to higher density housing

H 4.2    Mixed use residential development

H 4.3    Support affordable housing within Sultan

H 5.1    Affordable housing development within Region

H 5.2    Permit Streamlining 

H 6.1    Neighborhood planning areas

H 6.2    Encourage low density development

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1. What is a Housing Action Plan (HAP)?
2. Why are we doing a Housing Action Plan (HAP)?
3. When will the HAP be done?
4. How is the HAP funded?
5. What are the steps for a HAP?
6. Who is representing the community for this effort?
7. What is a Housing Needs Assessment (HNA)?
8. Why is the data in the HNA from 2019?
9. How does the HAP impact future city planning?
10. What are other cities doing for their HAPs?
11. What other planning is the City doing?
12. What are the City’s existing housing policies?
13. What is affordable housing?
14. Will the HAP force Sultan to meet quotas for housing, Section 8, or rent control, or to build low-income housing?
15. Will the HAP address the cost of housing?