Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fair Housing News for Past 2 Weeks

Denton TX neighborhood wary of student housing Shasta County panel OKs high-density housing; some worry towns will become overpopulated Dalton Township settles Justice Department lawsuit over Fair Housing Act Are affordable homes coming to Fort Monroe in VA? To improve … Continue reading

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Denton TX neighborhood wary of student housing

Plans for a proposed student housing development on the corner of Bonnie Brae and Highland Park Road are still up in the air after residents voiced their disapproval of a zoning change needed for the project. At a neighborhood meeting … Continue reading

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asta County panel OKs high-density housing; some worry towns will become overpopulated

The CA communities of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills are one step closer to seeing high-density housing for low-income families, despite opposition from residents worried their tiny towns don’t have the resources to accommodate more people. Shasta County Planning … Continue reading

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Dalton Township settles Justice Department lawsuit over Fair Housing Act

The township must pay $62,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department alleging it discriminated against a group home serving recovering drug and alcohol users, according to the Justice Department. Dalton Township must pay $7,500 to the … Continue reading

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Are affordable homes coming to Fort Monroe in VA?

A massive affordable housing project of more than 400 new homes is proposed for the heart of historic Fort Monroe to help fill the vacuum after the Army vacates on Sept. 15. The $30 million proposal, unveiled at Wednesday’s Hampton … Continue reading

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To improve outcomes for poor kids, let them move to the suburbs

One of the most important recent pieces of education research was released last year — and promptly ignored. The Century Foundation’s report “Housing Policy is School Policy” confirms the seminal 1966 finding of Johns Hopkins University sociologist James Coleman: The … Continue reading

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Debate Over Affordable Senior Housing Continues

Panama City, Fla: A developer wants to build affordable housing for Panama City seniors, but is there a need?  That’s one question facing city commissioners as they consider the future of a project near Balboa Avenue.   According to Michael … Continue reading

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