Monthly Archives: July 2010

Texas Pending Fair Housing Lawsuits

Inclusive Communities Project, a Dallas-based fair housing group that arose out of the Walker Consent decree, has several lawsuits pending: ICP v. Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs — claims that the TX qualified allocation plan (rules under which … Continue reading

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Landmark Fair Housing Case

Judge issues deadline for Sunnyvale TX to permit affordable housing

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Why every Transit-Oriented Development Should Have Affordable Housing

My article in UNITS Magazine on mixed-income mixed use transit-oriented development.

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Affordable housing pays off for city

A new study shows that low income tax credit housing  means lower rents and more money for residents to spend on everything from health care to groceries, boosting local business and property values

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Dallas Area Residents Organize to Fight Homeless & Ex-Inmate Housing

More than 700 people have signed a petition against the Dallas Housing Authority’s efforts to place tenants with serious mental illnesses and addictions, including former inmates, in nearby apartment complexes.

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Fair Housing News 7-2-10

Missiouri Residents Fight Senior Housing – Citing decreases in their property values, Nixa MO residents are fighting rezoning to allow for an affordable seniors development. Oak Cliff (Dallas) Texas Housing for Homeless — The city is trying to find locations … Continue reading

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Transit-Oriented Development & Affordable Housing

My article in TX RE Business on need for affordable housing at transit oriented development http://bit.ly/9EJcju

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