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Tag Archives: Affordable Housing

March 25, 2013
Markets a Third Way to Affordable Housing
The Greater Marin

It’s no secret that the cost to buy or rent a home in the Bay Area is extremely high and rising. Thanks to a regional economic rebound and renewed interest in the kind of walkable living that defines San Francisco, demand for Bay Area housing is at a high.

Don’t Break The Bank for Housing, Toss the Parking
Better Institutions

The National Low Income Housing Coalition released their “Out of Reach 2013” report a few weeks ago, and it’s a fascinating look at how unaffordable housing really is for low-income workers in this country.

Boston Looks to Add 30,000 Housing Units by 2020
Boston Globe

The city of Boston plans to add up to 30,000 new housing units by 2020 to meet the needs of a changing population that includes more families moving to the downtown area, Mayor Thomas M. Menino is set to announce on Monday.

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March 19, 2013
Rent Collectors in Nairobi, a Tough Job
Next City

Musa Karanja weaves through the winding rows of small, tightly packed homes, and almost with a sense of guilt, knocks on the front doors of the sixty shanties that fall under his responsibility.

March 18, 2013
Shortage of Close in Affordable Housing in Booming Seattle
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

This week, real estate and community development thought leaders from around the U.S. will be gathering in Seattle to explore a variety of housing issues faced by urban areas seeking to regain their footing and position themselves to be competitive in the post-recession environment.

Land Conservancy Purchases Land for Affordable TOD
Denver Post

The Urban Land Conservancy has purchased 9.4 acres of land at Smith Road and Colorado Boulevard in northeast Park Hill to develop 156 permanently affordable apartments along the East rail line.

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