Plano roundup: Council considering housing tax credit elements | Plano Star Courier


At its next meeting on Monday, the Plano City Council will consider two resolutions and one potential resolution authorizing a claim for the 9% housing tax credit for proposed affordable housing developments.

The proposed housing projects are respectively located on the northwest corner of Plano Parkway and Dallas Parkway, the northeast corner of Jupiter Road and Los Rios Boulevard, and the northwest corner of Woodburn Corners and Jomar Drive.

If approved upon application, these housing tax credits would be provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. The credits are issued with the aim of encouraging the private sector to develop affordable housing.

New zoning alerts

City of Plano officials have rolled out an email notification service where residents can receive alerts about zoning changes taking effect in certain ZIP codes.

According to officials, the system functions as a weather alert system, with zoning change alerts being issued up to twice a month.

Residents wishing to opt for this service must complete an online form.

Public Security Town Hall

A Public Safety Town Hall will be held at the Plano Civic Center on February 24.

Throughout this town hall, officials will answer residents’ questions about the city’s public safety services as they relate to the Plano Police Department, Plano Fire-Rescue, Plano Public Safety Communications, Plano Animal Services and more. again.

Collin Creek Update

The City of Plano captured drone footage showing an aerial view of the ongoing Collin Creek redevelopment. Images show the construction of the mixed-use development’s commercial/retail space, which is expected to occupy approximately 300,000 square feet of space.

New housing statistics

Plano has the 12th most homes with 4+ bedrooms of any mid-size city in the United States, according to a report by HireAHelper.

The report found that 35.8% of homes in Plano had four or more bedrooms, compared to a national average of 21.6%.

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Zoning Case Alert Sign-up Sheet

Plano Public Safety Town Hall Information

Housing Statistics HireAHelper

Collin Creek drone video:

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