Affordable housing in the City of Charlottesville; income level. (SB1245)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Affordable housing in the City of Charlottesville; income level. Amends Chapter 693 of the Acts of Assembly of 2008, as amended by Chapter 527 of the Acts of Assembly of 2013, which authorized the City of Charlottesville to require developers to either provide Affordable Dwelling Units or make a contribution to the city's affordable housing fund in connection with certain projects. The bill raises the maximum income level of a household deemed eligible for an Affordable Dwelling Unit from 60 percent to 80 percent of the area median income. The bill also authorizes the city to set the requirements it deems necessary to ensure the creation of Affordable Dwelling Units. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100706D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2015Read second time
01/22/2015Reading of amendment waived
01/22/2015Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1245E
01/22/2015Printed as engrossed 15100706D-E
01/23/2015Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2015Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read second time
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1245ER)
02/20/2015Signed by Speaker
02/23/2015Signed by President
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/24/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/24/15
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 225 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0225)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.