Articles About Yellow Springs Home Inc
The average white family in America today has 10 times the wealth of the average black family. To longtime fair housing administrator Larry Pearl, “that’s an amazing figure,” and its cause can be traced to America’s long history of housing discrimination.
Questions about the impact of a proposed apartment building on Village infrastructure, area traffic and local seniors were addressed at Village Council’s final meeting of the year on Dec. 17.
Created in 1989, St. Mary Development Corporation grew from a partnership between a Catholic nun and a Centerville parishioner. Within a few years, they had purchased their first site for affordable senior housing. For the pending Yellow Springs project, Home, Inc. will provide most of the service component.
Last Monday’s Village Planning Commission meeting was standing room only as villagers aired their thoughts on Home, Inc.’s proposed 54-unit affordable senior apartment building between East Herman and East Marshall streets.
A significant senior affordable rental project more than 10 years in the making is moving forward, according to Home, Inc. leaders at a recent community meeting.
Local affordable housing developer Home, Inc. can help the Village meet its housing goals, according to a funding pitch made by Home, Inc.’s board and staff at Village Council’s Sept. 17 meeting.
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.
Yellow Springs residents are being asked by Village government to take part in a survey about local housing and housing needs.
Looking online, both families discovered Home, Inc., the local land trust nonprofit, and wondered if Home, Inc. could help them.
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.