The first step in creating affordable housing solutions is find out what exactly affordable housing means for Ouray County. The Ouray County Housing Advisory Committee sent a questionnaire to the Ouray City Council, Board of County Commissioners and Ridgway Town Council to gain input on what each community needs.
The Ouray City Council answered the questionnaire on Jan. 17. The council's consensus answers follow.
1. What are your goals for Affordable/Attainable Housing?
In 2017 Council will determining the needs of the community and defining goals.
2. What do you believe is needed to achieve your goals?
__ a) rental housing
__ b) ownership
_x_ c) both
3. What are you willing to do to attract affordable housing development?
Explore incentive programs and other possibilities.
4. What is not acceptable, i.e. modular, mobile homes, tiny homes, etc.?
The City would consider the possibility of Code changes.