May
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2016
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Housing Section

  • Co-housing group to host informational event

    Members of the Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers who are presenting an informational event on co-housing this Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center.

    The Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers, a local co-housing group, will host an informational program this Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m.at the Yellow Springs Senior Center.

  • Green Generation builders to finish Thistle Creek

    Green Generation design-build team Alex Melamed, left, and Andrew Kline are developing the six remaining lots at Thistle Creek on King Street. They’re offering two home designs that emphasize low-maintenance living and energy efficiency. The young builders intend to finish the development, begun in 2005 by local builder Jonathan Brown. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Eleven years after local builder Jonathan Brown began developing 4.2 acres at Thistle Creek, two young builders are poised to finish off the King Street development.

  • Antioch Eco-Village— ‘Pioneers’ share vision, plans

    The Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers, a local cohousing group, claims 14 core members who are working to create a cohousing community (private homes with shared amenities) on the Antioch campus as part of the college’s intergenerational housing concept. Here, pictured on one proposed site, at the corner of N. College and Livermore streets, are four members of the group: Don Hollister, Pat Brown, Jane Baker and Sylvia Carter Denny. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    the Eco-Village Pioneers are organizing an event on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center for all villagers curious about cohousing and interested in learning about Yellow Springs’ cohousing group.

  • Home Inc. Cemetery Street home open house today

    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)

    An open house will take place tonight, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., for the second home completed in a Home, Inc./Village collaboration to increase affordable housing in the village.

  • Home, Inc. welcomes new development coordinator

    Brittany Parsons joined Home, Inc. this summer.

    Home, Inc. recently hired Brittany Parsons to serve in a newly created position, development coordinator.

  • Village Council finds unity on utility bill change

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    Unified support around a proposed policy change to hold landlords responsible for their tenants’ utility debts emerged again at Village Council’s May 4 meeting, when Council voted 5–0 in favor of the change.

  • Affordable homes started on Cemetery Street

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    Home, Inc., broke ground on the Village’s first public affordable housing project on Friday, Aug. 15, with future homeowners Erica and Caleab Wyant digging in.

  • Yellow Springs Home, Inc.’s first partnership with the Village

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    Yellow Springs Home, Inc. invites the public to join them in celebrating the groundbreaking of the first phase of the Cemetery Street project on Friday, Aug 15 at 3:30 p.m. Learn more about the project, see the plans, and enjoy refreshments!

  • Ohio Brass & Electric to play Emporium tonight

    Ohio Brass & Electric, which plays tonight at the Emporium, performed last Saturday at the Yellow Springs Street Fair. Shown in front is guitarist Skip Leeds. The group was joined by 11-year-old Sean McDonald on saxophone.

    The local horn band Ohio Brass & Electric will perform tonight, Friday, June 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Emporium during the Summer Art Stroll.

  • Home Inc. offers workshop — Village foreclosure rate high

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    Losing one’s home to foreclosure is most often traumatic. Foreclosures hurt communities, too. Though Yellow Springs has weathered the housing crisis well with only a small dip in home sale prices, foreclosure rates are relatively high here and may be on the uptick.