Monthly Archives: March 2012

Jackson County Housing Authority Sue Over Cherry Creek | KDRV

The City of Medford could be facing a lawsuit because low-income housing was denied in east Medford. The Housing Authority of Jackson County says when the Medford City Council struck down the Cherry Creek Apartments, it was an act of … Continue reading

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Court Holds TX Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program Discriminatory

The US District Court for the Northern District of TX, Dallas Division has ruled that the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program in TX (at least as it applies to developments approved in the Dallas area) discriminates in impact … Continue reading

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In affordable housing placement, Don’t let fear win this time | CharlotteObserver.com & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper

Great article about how fear – and not reality – determine whether affordable housing can be a part of a community. Read more at Don’t let fear win this time | CharlotteObserver.com & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper.

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Towns denying rezoning may face developer suit | The Journal News | LoHud.com | LoHud.com

Towns and elected officials can end up in court when they resist developers who have sunk considerable time and money into obtaining and building on a prime parcel. When Connecticut-based developers Summit Development/Greenfield Partners bought the iconic Reader’s Digest headquarters … Continue reading

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Victoria, TX School District board rejects Pedcor’s apartment project

[YET MORE ON TX PROCESS FOR POLITICIZING AFFORDABLE HOUSING] The Victoria school board did not approve a resolution that would have helped Pedcor Investments earn tax credits for an affordable housing complex in the 5300 block of John Stockbauer Drive. … Continue reading

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The American Worker’s Housing Affordability Crisis – Jobs & Economy – The Atlantic Cities

More than one in five (24 percent) of working American households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing, according to a new report from the Center for Housing Policy. Between 2008 and 2010, 19 of the 50 largest metro … Continue reading

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Downtown Dallas Homeless Plans Continue To Take Heat « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Two proposed homeless housing projects are drawing fire at the Farmers Market because of the people business owners worry will be attracted to them. “I have people that come onto my property that litter, leave a lot of drug paraphernalia … Continue reading

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