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File #: RS2022-1737    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/6/2022
Title: A Resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency to negotiate and enter into a PILOT Agreement and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a multi-family housing project located at 571 Margaret Robertson Drive known as Margaret Robertson Apartments.
Sponsors: Erin Evans, Kevin Rhoten, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. PILOT agreement-Margaret Robertson Apartments, 2. PILOT agreement-Margaret Robertson Apartments-HUD cert
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A Resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency to negotiate and enter into a PILOT Agreement and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a multi-family housing project located at 571 Margaret Robertson Drive known as Margaret Robertson Apartments.

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WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated 13-20-104 ("the Act") authorizes a Metropolitan Government for which a housing authority is created to delegate to such housing authority the authority to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes ("In Lieu of Tax Payments") from the housing authority's lessees operating low-income housing tax credit property ("LIHTC Property") upon a finding that such payments are deemed to be in furtherance of the housing authority's public purposes; and

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency ("MDHA") was created pursuant to state law and is the housing authority for the Metropolitan Government; and

WHEREAS, by Ordinance No. BL2015-1281 as amended by Ordinance Nos. BL2016-334 and BL2016-435 (the "LIHTC Ordinance"), the Metropolitan Council (i) authorized MDHA to negotiate and accept In Lieu of Tax Payments from qualified lessees of LIHTC Property owned by MDHA and (ii) approved MDHA's program for determining qualifications and eligibility for such In Lieu of Tax Payments, a copy of which was attached to the LIHTC Ordinance (the "PILOT Program"); and

WHERAS, the Metropolitan Council approved an annual tax abatement not to exceed $2,500,000; and

WHEREAS, a balance in the amount of annual funding available for LIHTC's is currently $1,448,926 after accounting for Clarksville Pike ($458,242), Dickerson Flats ($122,179), and Stone Bridge ($470,653).

WHEREAS, Margaret Robertson Housing I, LLC ("Owner") plans to acquire land located at 571 Margaret Robertson Drive (the "Project Site"); and

WHEREAS, Owner has proposed that an apartment project consisting of approximately 100 units restricted to individuals and fa...

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