By Charlie Reed For the News-Gazette Cameron Preserve apartments won’t fix Osceola County’s affordable housing shortage or help all the families living in motels along U.S. Highway 192, but it’s a start, say local politicians and developers. Officials from Osceola County and the city of Kissimmee, along with state legislators and developers from Parramore Construction,…
How affordable housing is funded in Santa Monica
The City of Santa Monica is proposing a new tax to fund affordable housing and public schools.
Letters: What ails Santa Monica, affordable housing
Residents get what they deserve Editor: It doesn't take a crystal ball to know what's wrong with this city. (Bill) Bauer says people are getting more and more angry and frustrated, so why are they still electing the same Santa Monica Renters Rights...
Why affordable housing and transit matter here
If anything, this United Way of Texas study is another reminder for local policymakers to prioritize affordable housing and transit.
Residents share ideas with officials at affordable housing forum
Collective Impact Lincoln hosted a public forum at Huntington Elementary School on Saturday to discuss affordable housing issues in Lincoln.
Affordable housing plan delayed due to resident concerns
After three and a half hours of discussion, commissioners unanimously agreed to delay the process until after a round of public meetings, one in each of
Outreach outlines affordable housing concerns in Missoula
Support is strong for the city of Missoula purchasing a large tract of land for affordable housing, changing regulations to make building less expensive, and establishing a local housing “trust
How Habitat for Humanity answers affordable housing question
I enthusiastically encourage every business owner in Martin County to dedicate time to Habitat for Humanity.
Residents seek stronger affordable-housing rules in Boston
Boston officials say they’re looking to toughen up affordable-housing rules as advocates and residents pushed the city in a hearing Monday to make changes to help lower-income residents keep up wit…
Jefferson County Commission addresses affordable housing concerns
CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Commission addressed affordable housing concerns in the county during a regular commission meeting on Thursday.
Why not convert Harrison Bremerton into affordable housing?
Harrison Medical Center's consolidation in Silverdale will leave a 450,000-square-foot hospital vacant in East Bremerton. Harrison parent company CHI Franciscan Health is still determining if the building can be repurposed or should be torn down.
More affordable housing on the way for Sonoma County
The Housing Land Trust of Sonoma County aims to add dozens of affordable homes to its stable by the end of 2018.
Austin Widger, Ojai Valley News reporterBackgroundCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom put the issue of affordable housing in Ojai front and center in his first State of the State address last month. He called out 47 cities — including Fillmore — for not complying with the state law requiring cities t...
What role should DMC play in affordable housing?
“Affordable housing and workforce development are going to be two real additional focuses this year that we are going to lean into,” DMC Corp. board chairman R.T. Rybak said Tuesday.
How do we fix the North Fork's affordable housing crisis?
Nearly a decade ago, Alyson Reiter’s name was the first to be pulled from the spinning drum in an affordable... Read More
City of Seattle Announces $100 Million in Affordable Housing Investments
by Kamaria Hightower Series of Projects Will Build and Upgrade 1,450 Homes, Which Will Remain Affordable for at Least 50 Years Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced more than $100 million in investments to build and preserve 1,450 affordable homes in neighborhoods across Seattle, including the construction of 896 new homes in nine new buildings. These …
Affordable housing bond must include funding for fire victims