Howard County hired Urban Analytics to calculate the potential fiscal impact on the 2019 APFO amendment.
Summary from the report:
New development in Howard County “pays for itself” and generates net surplus to the County
• Amended APFO results in a net loss to Howard County compared to the General Plan scenario; in other words, bring
less net gains to the County
• Land use decisions by policy makers have consequential short and long term economic and fiscal implications to the
Here is the presentation you can download.