Why this Northwest environmental organization is getting into affordable housing
Jeannie Yandel speaks with Gene Duvernoy, president and CEO of Forterra, and Estela Ortega, executive director of El Centro de la Raza, about why their
Why Monterey for the Pop Festival?
For most of the thousands of people attending the Monterey Jazz Festival in September 1966, the most memorable moments were probably the performances by Carmen McRae, Don Ellis, Bola Sete and Big Mama Thornton, but for one person, Alan Pariser, heir to the Sweetheart Paper fortune and pal to rock stars, something else seems to have stood out. On Saturday afternoon, September 17, the Jefferson Airplane…
A changing housing sector: how CLT projects and collaborations are making their mark across Europe
The European housing crisis has united people to consider alternatives to the traditional system. The Community Land Trust (CLT) model – governed equally by residents, public authorities and civil society – is one solution widely used in the USA and UK. It has gained the attention of other countries as it aims to offer long-term …
Housing, Health and Legal Advice
You Asked The dementia my husband has causes him to make sexual advances toward others -- and it is turning me off from wanting to be his caregiver. What should I do? You can either let it get to you or you can slowly learn to sort of float above it. Tune it out, divert, correct, and then try your best to laugh at the craziness of life. This may come over time after you have gotten used to his bizarre behavior and…
Get Goalin’: Why Every Project Needs a Goal
Strategic insights are the baseline for success There are acronyms, resolutions, list-makers and app-trackers. Wherever you land on the goal-setting spectrum, you know that goals play a role in everything from hitting up Orange Theory to driving content marketing projects. In fact, as content marketing evolves, there’s one thing that remains clear: setting clear, results-driven goals is crucial to your success Besides the fact that goals…
Why Chittenden County Still Needs More Housing
My Turn, From the Burlington Free Press ” … we applaud efforts in Montpelier and are excited to work with local municipalities that want to make bold investments in affordable housing, realizing that such investments are winners in accomplishing Governor Scott’s three priorities: supporting our economy, making Vermont more affordable for Vermonters, and protecting our most vulnerable community members. Several proposals have been made – we…
Discover the Perfect Fall Getaway in Monterey County
As the country says goodbye to summer, Monterey County is gearing up for its most extraordinary season on the Central Coast. From a wide range of world-class events to delectable food and wine celebrations and the return
What Chicago Learned After Demolishing Public Housing
The city's ambitious plan to transform its troubled public housing system uprooted thousands of low-income residents. Two decades later, researcher Susan Popkin reflects on what worked—and what failed.
New student housing project underway in Uptown Beaufort
Beaufort is getting some brand new student housing over at USCB. In partnership with the University of South Carolina Beaufort, 303 Associates is developing a 3-Story, 24 apartment complex at...
10 cities where foreclosures still haunt the housing market
New foreclosures are getting less common, but foreclosed properties are still a huge segment of some cities' real estate markets
Poor Folk Are All Cost Burdened, No Matter What Their Housing Cost
Today the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard releases its annual State of the Nation's Housing report. As always, it is chock full of useful information about the trends in the housing market—the role of aging boomers and coming of age millenials in household formation and thus housing demand, the continuing pressure on rental …
Why Housing Affordability Is at Risk
Homes are more affordable now than they have been in decades, but that could turn more quickly than expected, because the affordability is based entirely on mortgage rates.
Housing bill would raise $10 million from hotel, AirBnB guests
Fri, 02/10/2017 - 9:26am -- tim Vermont Business Magazine Vermont legislators from the House and Senate introduced on Thursday legislation anticipated to raise as much as $10 million per year to support affordable housing in Vermont and reduce homelessness. The bills propose a $2 per night Occupancy Fee on hotel, motel and AirBnB guests, which will fund a newly created Workforce and Supportive Housing Fund. The…
Why Housing Will Spring Ahead
Conditions are right for the housing market to finally shift into higher gear.
$20 Million Housing Project Coming to the Fashion District
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The Downtown Los Angeles residential boom has hit the Historic Core, South Park, Little Tokyo, City West and the Arts District. One rare community left out
The state's Affordable Housing debacle: Who should say what projects get built in Texas?
Mar 15, 2017: In Texas, affordable housing projects are competitive to build. Each project seeking federal funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development app
AIA names top 10 American housing projects of the year
The American Institute of Architects has selected its top 10 housing projects of the last 12 months, including a rusting steel residence in rural Washington
Guide to the Monterey Peninsula
A guide ot the Monterey Peninsula in California's central coast, especially Monterey, Pacific Grove and Carmel: what to do where to stay, history
7 Affordable Housing Projects That Show How Good Design Is for Everyone
Thanks to its density, New York City is the locus of some of the most extreme disparities of the housing crisis, with super-tall luxury condos inflating the entire city’s housing prices. Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to change that by adding 200,000 new units of affordable housing, but activists say that he is moving too…