Community Development

San Antonio Housing Authority Planning Big Investment in Mixed-Income Housing (San Antonio Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Next City:

Over the next 25 years, San Antonio is expecting to welcome a million new residents, an influx of people that would expand its population by about two-thirds. And while rent in the city is still relatively cheap, more than 40 percent of renters are cost burdened, paying more than 30 percent of their income for housing. In anticipation of the influx and a worsening market for renters, the San Antonio Housing Authority is planning to spend close to half a billion dollars on new mixed-income projects in the coming years.

Affordable Senior Housing Project Wraps Up in NYC (New York City Housing Authority & NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development)

9.12.19

From Multi-Housing News:

Developers have wrapped up work on a 168-unit affordable senior housing property in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City. The eight-story development at 1880 Boston Road sits atop an existing medical office building and will provide affordable apartments for low-income seniors, including the formerly homeless.

Column: Chicago shows how public housing and libraries can coexist and be visually stunning. Now we need more of them (Chicago Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From the Chicago Tribune:

Let’s dispense with the obvious, shall we? Three new Chicago buildings, which combine public libraries and public housing, are head and shoulders above the Robert Taylor Homes, Cabrini-Green and the rest of the city’s dehumanizing, now-demolished public housing projects.

Story Series Highlights Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Woodhill Homes Community

9.12.19

In tandem with the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s (CMHA) two-year, $350,000 project to revitalize Woodhill Homes, ideastream, a publicly supported and locally owned multimedia news source in Northeast Ohio, is producing a series of stories about the community and its residents.

SAHA Board Approves $486 Million in Future San Antonio Area Affordable Housing Developments (San Antonio Housing Authority)

8.8.19

From the San Antonio Housing Authority's (SAHA) press release:

In a momentous occasion for the city’s largest affordable housing developer, the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Board of Commissioners approved $486 million to build and pursue financing for 14 affordable housing developments in the San Antonio area, including redeveloping the oldest public housing community in the United States.

County Executive Elrich Announces Record Year of Finance through Montgomery County’s Housing Initiative Fund (Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County)

8.8.19

From Montgomery County, MD's press release:

Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich announced that Montgomery County’s Housing Initiative Fund (HIF) provided the highest level of financing in its 30-year history to preserve or create 22 multifamily properties generating a total of 3,254 apartment units, including 1,982 affordable housing units.

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SAHA Receives Low-Housing Tax Credits for $18 Million Development on San Antonio’s Westside (San Antonio Housing Authority)

8.8.19

From the San Antonio Housing Authority's (SAHA) press release:

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) was awarded a 9 percent Low-Income Housing Tax Credit today by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for Alazan Lofts, a new development that will expand affordable housing on the Inner Westside of San Antonio.

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