Articles About affordable housing

  • BLOG-Bread, Salt, and Wine

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    Follow me through the day as my family prepares to host the main course of a progressive dinner to benefit the local nonprofit Yellow Springs Home, Inc.

  • An efficient, affordable home

    Brett and Isis Henderson will soon close on a house on West Davis Street built by local affordable housing group Home, Inc. The Hendersons hope to raise a family in the three-bedroom house, which was built to use about half the energy of a conventional home. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Brett and Isis Henderson moved to Yellow Springs from Los Angeles three years ago, they fell in love with the community, but not its expensive housing market.

  • Planners limit tiny homes

    In response to the question, “how small can a house be in Yellow Springs?” Village Planning Commission on Monday night chose to split the difference between those who favor and those who oppose allowing tiny houses in the village.

  • Home, Inc. Davis Street project breaks ground

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    Home, Inc. broke ground yesterday on one of two new lots it’s developing at the end of West Davis Street.

  • James A. McKee Group to host affordable housing forum

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    The James A. McKee Group will host “A Community Conversation about Affordable Housing” on Sunday, March 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center Great Room (227 Xenia Avenue).

  • James A. McKee Group to host affordable housing forum

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    The James A. McKee Group will host “A Community Conversation about Affordable Housing” on Sunday, March 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center Great Room (227 Xenia Avenue).

  • No legal issues with housing

    There are no legal obstacles to the Village pursuing its current affordable housing project, according to Village Law Director John Chambers

  • Seeking way forward on affordability

    Since villagers began discussing the need for affordable housing in Yellow Springs in the 1970s, the issue has fostered lively and forceful debate that has sometimes divided the community.

  • Affordable housing solutions elsewhere—Creativity and communication is key

    As the News winds down its series on affordable housing, it seems appropriate to look at other communities that have taken steps toward addressing a need for affordable housing.

  • Housing needs study considered

    Whether or not to hire a consultant to develop a housing needs assessment for Yellow Springs was a topic at Village Council’s Dec. 6 meeting.

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