Monthly Archives: October 2010

More on the Katy NIMBY’s

Eric Dexheimer with the Austin American Statesman writes about opposition to affordable housing in Katy and ties the opposition to legislated rules on community input. This article from the Katy Times explains how neighbor groups there are already lining up … Continue reading

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Opposition to Affordable Housing in Katy, TX

“This is a program we’re using to help us with the financing,” Developer George Kaleh told the Times. “The program is a low-income housing tax credit, which scares the public. A lot of people think it’s subsidized, which generally brings … Continue reading

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Housing Policy IS School Policy

This is a quote from David Rusk at the San Antonio Community Development Forum on Tuesday.  Mr. Rusk showed the statistical correlation between increasing levels of FARM (free lunch program) elementary school children and poor school performance — the greater the … Continue reading

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Texas Suit challenging locations of affordable housing moves forward

Texas approved clustering low-income rentals in poor, minority areas, rejected ones in affluent, white neighborhoods, group alleges Clearing the way for a trial, a federal judge has determined that there is enough evidence that the state’s largest affordable rental housing … Continue reading

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