Steamboat debates new affordable housing policies

After a long meeting and extensive public comment, the Steamboat Springs City Council approved two resolutions that support eventual adoption of a controversial linkage policy. Linkage would require residential and commercial developers to compensate the city, either by a fee or by construction of affordable homes, for a percentage of the market-rate housing units or employees created by their new development. The Council tabled proposed revisions to the city’s inclusionary zoning ordinance until May 1.

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