Work Supporting A Well-planned and Livable Community

FY 2022-2023 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY 2022-2023 work related to A Well-planned and Livable Community in FY 2022-2023.

FY 2021-2022 Accomplishments

  • Open Space Task Force completed proposed changes to the City’s open space zoning regulations
  • City Council approved Urban Centers initiative
  • Implementation of Hotel Regulations has resulted in a minimum of $1,006,000 to either the affordable housing trust fund or reparations fund
  • Increased community engagement to build community resilience
  • Created the Office of Data and Performance
  • Increased police training opportunities
  • Integrated community paramedic program with City public safety
  • Consolidated 911 with Buncombe County
  • Moved noise complaints and animal control to Development Services Department
  • Issued RFP for ARPA grants
  • Identify categories for ARPA grants
  • Identified guiding principles for use of ARPA funds

Related Projects

Murphy-Oakley Inclusive Playground – Bond Investment

Happening Now Communities are diverse. Playgrounds should be, too. Active, independent play is critical to the health, well-being, and social opportunities of all kids. However, the benefits of play are not limited solely to children, but reach across communities throughout one’s lifespan. Although children are the primary user group of playgrounds, truly inclusive environments are designed [...]

HOME-ARP Program Funding

Happening Now The City of Asheville is seeking community input and requests that residents, nonprofits, community partners and homeless services providers participate in one of two upcoming surveys pertaining to housing and homelessness. The results of these surveys will be used to inform the City’s recommendations for HOME-ARP funding (see below for more details).  Community members can [...]

Water Meter Exchange Project

The City of Asheville is in the process of replacing all water meters with an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system.

Related News

Community invited to provide input on potential use of HOME-ARP funding to address homelessness

The City of Asheville, as the Participating Jurisdiction for the four-county Asheville Regional Housing Consortium, is seeking public input to inform and prioritize use of a one-time $4.7 million allocation of HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding, known as “HOME-ARP,” is [...]