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Council’s emphasis on housing issues reflected in proposed capital budget

The Charlottesville Planning Commission on Tuesday will see a draft capital improvement plan for the next five years that corresponds with a desire by City Council to refurbish the existing stock of subsidized housing units.

Budget staff have prepared a draft capital budget that more than doubles the amount of funding for housing-related programs.

“As has been the case in recent years, preparing for this five-year plan was most challenging,” wrote Ryan Davidson, the city’s senior budget and management analyst. “What is being presented to the Planning Commission reflects what we know at this time regarding the City’s total revenue and expenditure needs for FY2020.”

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