July 12, 2019 Affordable Housing Fee Approved The Lafayette City Council approved an ordinance implementing a $1 per square foot fee on all non-residential development for the Affordable Housing Impact Fee Trust Fund. The ordinance was passed as part of the consent calendar without any discussion; it goes into effect on July 12.
June 20, 2019 Town Considers Fee on Commercial Development Since 2015 the City of Lafayette has imposed an affordable housing impact fee for residential development. Over time, that fee has risen from 30 cents per square foot to $1.00 per square foot. Now, staff is proposing a new fee on commercial development of $1.00 per… Continue reading Government Affairs: Lafayette
Last summer the City of Lafayette announced an agreement to build 500 affordable for rent and for sale units on a vacant parcel at the corner of Emma and 120th Streets. But now it appears the so-called East Lafayette project will take longer to get through the development review process and will include fewer homes… Continue reading Lafayette Affordable Housing Project Faces Hurdles