legislation / affordable housing
Lack of this explicit enabling had been preventing (at least) A2, Ypsi, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City from enacting programs, and cast a shadow on Detroit and Ferndale's programs, based on an interpretation of the state's rent control prohibition.
"Voluntary" will perhaps cause some people concern, but (to borrow words from a colleague in GR) "voluntary means the developer can choose not to take the incentives if they don't want to include affordable housing."
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