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Housing and jobs proximity

LT3.3 | Possible point

Intent

To encourage balanced communities with a diversity of uses and employment opportunities.

To encourage balanced communities with a diversity of uses and employment opportunities.

Requirements

OPTION 1. Project with affordable residential component (3 points)

Include a residential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures), and locate and/or design the project such that the geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres / 200 hectares) is within 1/2-mile (800 meters) walk distance of existing full-time-equivalent jobs whose number is equal to or greater than the number of dwelling units in the project; and satisfy the requirements necessary to earn at least one point under NPD Credit 4, Mixed-Income Diverse Communities, Option 2, Affordable Housing.

OR

Option 2. Project With residential component (2 points)

Include a residential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures), and locate and/or design the project such that the geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres / 200 hectares) is within 1/2-mile (800 meters) walk distance of existing full-time-equivalent jobs whose number is equal to or greater than the number of dwelling units in the project.

Option 3. Infill project with nonresidential component (1 point)

Include a nonresidential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures), and locate on an infill site whose geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres / 200 hectares) is within 1/2-mile (800 meters) walk distance of an existing rail transit, ferry, or tram stop and within 1/2-mile (800 meter) walk distance of existing dwelling units whose number is equal to or greater than 50% of the number of new full-time-equivalent jobs created as part of the project.

Option 1. Project with affordable residential component (3 points)

Include a residential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures), and locate or design the project such that its geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres [200 hectares]) is within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of existing full-time equivalent jobs whose number equals or exceeds the number of dwelling units in the project. Satisfy the requirements necessary to earn at least 1 point under NPDc4 Housing Types and Affordability, Option 2, Affordable Housing.

Option 2. Project with residential component (2 points)

Include a residential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures) and locate or design the project such that its geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres [200 hectares]) is within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of existing full-time equivalent jobs whose number equals or exceeds the number of dwelling units in the project.

Option 3. Infill Project with nonresidential component (1 point)

Include a nonresidential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures) and locate on an infill site whose geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres [200 hectares]) is within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of an existing rail transit, ferry, or tram stop and within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of existing dwelling units whose number equals or exceeds 50% of the number of new full-time equivalent jobs located in the project.

Option 1. Project with affordable residential component (3 points)

Include a residential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures), and locate or design the project such that its geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres [200 hectares]) is within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of existing full-time equivalent jobs whose number equals or exceeds the number of dwelling units in the project. Satisfy the requirements necessary to earn at least 1 point under NPDc4 Housing Types and Affordability, Option 2, Affordable Housing.

OR

Option 2. Project with residential component (2 points)

Include a residential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures) and locate or design the project such that its geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres [200 hectares]) is within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of existing full-time equivalent jobs whose number equals or exceeds the number of dwelling units in the project.

Option 3. Infill Project with nonresidential component (1 point)

Include a nonresidential component equaling at least 30% of the project’s total building floor area (exclusive of parking structures) and locate on an infill site whose geographic center (or boundary if the project exceeds 500 acres [200 hectares]) is within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of an existing rail transit, ferry, or tram stop and within a ½-mile (800-meter) walking distance of existing dwelling units whose number equals or exceeds 50% of the number of new full-time equivalent jobs located in the project.

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