Keller - Roanoke - Northeast Fort Worth Edition - Jan. 2020

KELLER ROANOKE NORTHEAST FORTWORTH EDITION

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 9  JAN. 29FEB. 25, 2020

ONLINE AT

As more travelers and tourists turn to services such as Airbnb and HomeAway instead of hotels, Fort Worth ocials are taking a closer look at the city’s short-term rental ordinances. The city already prohibits these short-term rent- als in neighborhoods. But even with that restriction, the city had anywhere from about 800 to more than 1,200 listings a month last year, according to data and analytics company AirDNA. “Essentially everywhere but residential [zoning dis- tricts], we allow short-term rentals,” said Randle Har- wood, Fort Worth planning and development director, during a September presentation to City Council. CONTINUED ON 14 FortWorth ocials contemplate rules on short-termrentals BY RENEE YAN

Demographers and Northwest ISD expect several thousand new homes to be built in the coming years. The following map shows NISD 2019-20 elementary school boundaries categorized by available lots.

1,000-4,000 lots Fewer than 1,000 lots

4,000-6,000 lots

6,000-9,000 lots More than 9,000 lots

35W

114

377

81

170

DEVELOPED HOUSING LOTS 3,461 lots ready for building homes 39,929 future lots to be developed

287

MAPNOTTOSCALE N

NISD STUDENT ENROLLMENT

SOURCES: NORTHWEST ISD, TEMPLETON DEMOGRAPHICS COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

2019-20 student enrollment: 25,092 2029-30 projected student enrollment: 36,370

Fast growth inNorthwest ISDdrives facilities planning, couldmean 2020bond package

Short-term renting is becoming more prevalent among travelers. Here is a snapshot look at available listings in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth in November 2017 compared to November 2019, according to data and analytics company AirDNA. 20 40 60 80 Estimated number of available short-term rentals 600 900 1.2K 1.5K 0

BY RENEE YAN

It is possible for NISD to issue $1 billion worth of bonds without increasing its current debt service tax rate of $0.45 per $100 valuation, according to notes from the Jan. 9 committee meeting. This is due to the strong growth of property values in the district, said Tim McClure, assistant superintendent for facilities. There are several housing and commercial devel- opments planned that will have long-term eects on the future of NISD, committee member Darin CONTINUED ON 12

Fort Worth

The Northwest ISD Long-Range Planning Com- mittee is recommending a May bond referendum potentially totaling about $936 million. This recommendation to the board of trustees came after amonths-long discussion involving pro- jected student enrollment, the local housing mar- ket, the current economy, departmental needs and existing facilities. The committee reviewed more than 70 potential projects and, based on its prioriti- zation, that was the dollar amount estimated.

+109%

2017 2019

Keller

+49%

2017 2019

Roanoke

+59%

2017 2019

SOURCES: AIRDNACOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

4 TRANSPORTATION

THE MAGIC BOX

FNG EATS

7

10

11

IMPACTS

communityimpact.com

Made with FlippingBook - professional solution for displaying marketing and sales documents online