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Articles About Yellow Springs Home Inc

  • Mills Lawn fourth-graders eye affordable housing via PBL

    The fourth graders in Shannon Wilson’s class at Mills Lawn are tackling the issue of affordable housing in the village as a year-long Project-based Learning unit. They met with members and supporters of Home, Inc. just before the winter break to learn about the nonprofit’s work and to share their research. Above, Trevor Roberts and Jonah Simon engage Home, Inc. Executive Director Emily Seibel, while Ryan Thomas confers with a peer in the background. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Finding an affordable place to live in Yellow Springs can be a challenge. That’s a conclusion reached by Mills Lawn fourth graders as part of a project-based learning unit.

  • Villagers asked to weigh in — Housing survey launched

    Yellow Springs residents are being asked by Village government to take part in a survey about local housing and housing needs.

  • Cemetery Street project finished— New families make village home

    Two young families are moving to Yellow Springs, thanks to local land trust nonprofit Home, Inc. The Hange and Schaade families will complete the four-unit neighborhood on Cemetery Street, a collaboration between Home, Inc. and the Village of Yellow Springs. Pictured are Patrick and Brandy Hange, pregnant with Nico June, now 5 months, and Nolan, now 3, in front of their new home during an earlier phase of construction. Also pictured in a family photo are Matthew and Elizabeth Schaade with children Rowyn, 4; Gavin, 6; Marley, 3; and Vaeda, 1. An open house for the two families and their new homes will be held Friday, Oct. 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at 134 and 136 Cemetery St. (Submitted Photos courtesy of Home, Inc.)

    Looking online, both families discovered Home, Inc., the local land trust nonprofit, and wondered if Home, Inc. could help them.

  • The 8th annual Yellow Springs Zombie Walk

    Zombie family Char Toms, Steve McQueen and Jayden Toms, left, roamed Corry Street in downtown Yellow Springs this past Saturday at the 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk. (Photos by Isaac Delamatre)

    The 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk last Saturday attracted many villagers and area zombie enthusiasts for live music, revelry, a costume contest and a Home, Inc. fundraiser.

  • Shear joy

    Tanya Maus, James Luckett and their young son, August, celebrated their new Home, Inc. home last Friday, with an open house that included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and potluck. (Submitted photo)

    Tanya Maus, James Luckett and their young son, August, celebrated their new Home, Inc. home last Friday, the 20th residence built or rehabbed by local affordable housing agency.

  • Building for resiliency, community in Yellow Springs

    Local residential designer Alex Melamed, above, who designed both a passive house and a tiny house on his Walnut Street lot, will be one of eight speakers at “8x8 on Building Resiliency,” this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Antioch College arts and science building, room 219, part of a weekend of events aimed at enhancing resiliency of local buildings. The event will be followed by a documentary on the “New Pedestrianism” on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Little Art and a home energy saving demonstration at 3 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Library. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    How exactly do you make your home more energy efficient? Are there inexpensive ways to do so? What does it mean to live in a tiny house?

  • A ‘C-Street’ home of their own

    New first-time homebuyer Julie McCowan, holding her grandson, Dylann, in front of the Cemetery Street home she recently purchased through Home, Inc. for her four-person family (plus frequent visits from “little ones” like Dylann, she said). Villagers wishing to celebrate with McCowan and her family and learn more about Home, Inc.’s Cemetery Street development are invited to an open house at 138 Cemetery St. on Friday, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Villager Julie McCowan recently bought her first pieces of art, including photographs of the Glen and a cheetah print she found downtown. “I can’t wait to put them up,” she said last week.