Utah League of Cities and Towns

Making Life BETTER

Housing

We have compiled Links to Resources to help you with your general plan updates for housing, transit and employment and population projections. Please find a summary of 2019 legislation (SB34) that municipalities must comply with in their land use planning.
https://utahlanduse.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/ULCT-Summary-SB34.pdf

Here are 2 training resources from our May 18, 2019 Housing, Transportation and the General Plan Requirements:

We recently updated our “Keys to Housing” guide to provide insight into which policy keys local policy makers hold and how they can use them. An example to one such key is accommodating accessory dwelling units (ADUs). ULCT staff have also prepared a guide for local government officials considering changing their Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinances. That document can be found here

Wasatch Front Regional Council

General plan data for transit. employment and population projections
http://wfrc.org/maps-data/general-plan-resources/

Department of Workforce Services

Housing & Community Development

Needs analysis for housing reports
https://jobs.utah.gov/housing/affordable/moderate/

Mountainland Association of Governments – Planning Resources

https://www.mountainland.org/

Contact: Bob Allen
801-229-3813
rallen@mountainland.org

Utah Land Use Institute

Moderate Income Housing – May 14, 2019 Workshop
How to understand the new requirements that each municipality must implement before December 1, 2019.  A team of key leaders met with officials from the Division of Housing and Community Development and local leaders to know what is expected to accommodate housing affordability.  Cosponsored by the Utah League of Cities and Towns and the Utah Chapter of the American Planning Association with a grant from the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman.  
https://utahlanduse.org/seminar-materials-moderate-income-housing/

See videos from the ULUI workshop:

Utah’s local leaders make smart-growth decisions in communities across the state every day. Though rapid growth has created new challenges, Utah’s cities and towns are striving to accommodate change while preserving their constituents’ way of life. Learn the facts about growth HERE.

ULCT 2018 Resolution on Growth and Housing.

At our 2018 Annual Convention, the Utah League of Cities and Towns unanimously endorsed a resolution confirming local leaders’ commitment to manage rapid growth and plan for the future. See the full resolution HERE.