Community Development

Columbus MHA announces record-setting $134 million effort to provide more affordable housing opportunities for Columbus-area elderly, people with disabilities and low-income households

7.14.21

From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release:

The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today a $134 million plan to award 20-year contracts to six Ohio-based nonprofit affordable housing providers for a record-setting combined total of 817 federally funded vouchers targeted toward creating additional permanent supportive housing for the elderly, people with disabilities and low-income households.

DCA Announces Neighborhood Preservation Program Expansion (NJ Dept. of Community Affairs)

6.30.21

From the Cape May County Herald:

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) June 17 announced that the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) is now accepting applications from municipalities and their partner nonprofit organizations to join the program. 

According to a release, the application cycle is open to eligible municipalities that currently do not have an active NPP district.

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Unveils Plan for 339-Unit Mixed-Income Apartments in North Fort Worth Named After Opal Lee

6.30.21

From Fort Worth Magazine:

Fort Worth Housing Solutions, the city’s public housing authority, and the nationally recognized developer AMTEX have completed a deal to build a 339-unit mixed-income apartment community off Westport Parkway and what will become far North Beach Street.

Affordable apartments planned for Alrosa Villa site (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)

6.9.21

From The Columbus Dispatch:

The site of the Alrosa Villa, the once-popular and now-closed North Side music venue where five people, including former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, were shot and killed during a 2004 show, is slated to become the home of 180 affordable apartment units.

The Columbus City Council is expected to vote Monday on using $2.175 million from the city's Affordable Housing Bond Fund for the apartments to be built at the site at 5055 Sinclair Rd.

Mixed-income housing across from Marlins Park wins OK (Miami-Dade Public Housing & Community Development)

6.9.21

From Miami Today:

A plan for new construction of an attainable mixed-income residential development called Paseo del Rio earned the praise of a City of Miami review board.

The seven-story, 182-unit building is planned for county-owned property at 1401 NW Seventh St., across from Marlins ballpark.

The Urban Development Review Board unanimously recommended approval of the project.

New senior housing complex planned near Findlay Market (Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority)

5.26.21

From the Cincinnati Enquirer:

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority plans to build a new senior housing complex on a city-owned parking lot west of Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine.

Called Logan Commons, the planned three-story residential development would consist of 42 one-bedroom units, ranging from 565-666 square feet, with a 6,000-square-foot senior center on the first floor.

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