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Exciting New Housing Opportunities Coming to Eads and Surrounding Counties

Over the past few years there have been mentions of new housing projects that were designed to relieve the severe issue Eads and surrounding communities have had as it comes to the lack of affordable housing. The talk has gone on for many years, sporadic in nature and unclear as to how exactly housing will become a reality.
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Jackson housing study calls for more affordable options

A recent housing study of Jackson County says that there's not enough affordable housing for lower-income residents and that local leaders should use zoning tools to help address that issue. That core finding isn't totally new to county leaders, who have been told for years by area real estate folks...
Cumberland County Sentinel

Deja vu: Carlisle Borough Council recasts votes on rental ordinance

Technical issues prompted Carlisle Borough Council to redo votes on a series of agenda items from its Nov. 9 meeting. The feed to Zoom and Facebook Live went down early in the Nov. 9 borough council meeting and was unable to be restored. Typically, the borough allows for public comment through the Zoom portion of the meeting.

Non-profit offers solutions to Springfield’s affordable housing crisis

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Community Partnership of the Ozarks is again providing recommendations to the City of Springfield on how to best use federal funding to address its affordable housing crisis.  The non-profit and City Council met on Tuesday to give an update on Springfield’s homeless population, available services, and possible solutions to increasing the city’s […]

Lawmakers will not address no cause evictions in Oregon special session

Oregon — Despite data pointing to a significant spike in no-cause eviction, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and lawmakers say the issue will not be addressed during a special session the governor called to "prevent winter evictions." "The Governor has called this special session specifically for the Legislature to approve additional...

Coalition of Rochester Area Housing Makes $15 Million Commitment To Bridge Affordable Housing Gap

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Today the Coalition of Rochester Area Housing announced a $15 million commitment to bridge the affordable housing gap in Olmsted County. According to a news release from the Coalition, Mayo Clinic and Olmsted County previously pledged $10 million and $4 million toward this effort, and today Mayo Clinic announced an additional $5 million contribution.

Owatonna rent still too high for some despite new housing

There are few things more visible than the construction of new buildings, and the apartments springing up throughout Owatonna are no exception. There are also few things less visible than the quiet struggle to pay rent. According to Matt Durand of the Steele County Housing Coalition, a grassroots organization aiming...

Construction set to begin on 318-unit apartment complex off Fairview Road

COVINGTON — Construction is expected to begin this month on a 318-unit apartment complex off Fairview Road in western Newton County. Alliance Residential Company announced Tuesday that the company had closed on the purchase of 36.16 acres at 3655 Fairview Road for the development of Prose Fairview. Prose is Alliance’s new housing concept designed to create attainable entry-level homes within close proximity to high growth employment corridors.
The American Genius

How buyers are competing in a tight housing market

(HOMEOWNERSHIP) It’s a seller’s market with housing supply at an all-time low. Here’s what buyers are doing to increase their chances of buying a home. Home inventory is at an all-time low in most places around the country. Most people believe that the COVID-19 pandemic is responsible. Families are staying put in their homes, rather than looking for a new place to live. Sellers and realtors are winning in this highly competitive market, making us wonder how buyers are faring.

‘The Front Steps’: It’s True, Fewer People Leave the Richmond

A couple weeks back a reader left a comment proposing that the Richmond was a more stable neighborhood than much of the rest of San Francisco because fewer people move in or out. That’s a fascinating idea, but is it true? We decided to test the hypothesis with a little...

Champlain Housing Trust acquires TownePlace Suites in Williston for $13.45M

CHT Plans Conversion of Hotel to Affordable Apartments Called “Zephyr Place”. Vermont Business Magazine The Champlain Housing Trust has closed on the purchase of TownePlace Suites in Williston, and announced plans to convert the hotel to 72 apartments affordable to people with a mix of incomes. The property was purchased from the Williston Inn Group, Inc for $13,450,000.