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Articles About affordable housing

  • Open house for Glen Cottages

    In the face of unprecedented COVID-19 construction challenges and obstacles, Glen Cottages, an affordable housing development located at 1133 Xenia Ave., will soon be ready for move-in.

  • Village Council — New restrictions, fees, for Airbnbs

    Those wanting to operate an Airbnb on a property where they don’t live can no longer do so. And those who already have an Airbnb where they don’t live will be subject to annual fees of $2,000 and regular background checks.

  • Council debates housing goals

    In her first Village Council meeting on Jan. 6, new Council Member Laura Curliss questioned the Village’s stated goals related to housing.

  • Home, Inc.— Senior housing rental project not funded, yet

    A proposed 54-unit affordable senior housing rental project in Yellow Springs has not been funded — yet. Home, Inc. and its development partner, St. Mary Development Corporation, received word last week that they had not been awarded federal tax credits for the local senior apartment building, by far the largest project of its kind undertaken by Home, Inc.

  • Forest Village Homes—Home, Inc. expands to rentals

    Nick Cunningham and his Japanese bobtail cat, Manny, in the fully accessible kitchen of Cunningham’s new rental apartment at 511 Dayton St. The apartment, one half of a newly built duplex, is part of Forest Village Homes, an affordable, accessible rental project developed by Home, Inc. to meet local rental housing needs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    How hard is it to find an affordable, accessible rental in Yellow Springs? Ask Nick Cunningham, a medal-winning Paralympic athlete and the current president of the Village’s Human Relations Commission, or HRC.

  • Village Council focus on housing

    Village Council addressed several possible strategies for addressing housing needs in Yellow Springs.

  • Support for housing’s next steps

    At Village Council’s May 7 meeting, Council gave verbal approval to the  Housing Advisory Group to move ahead with efforts to address local housing needs.

  • Council prioritizes housing — 2018 goal discussion begins

    At Village Council’s Feb. 5 meeting, Council members united around creating a housing plan as one of the 2018 Council goals.

  • Village Council prioritizes housing needs

    Yellow Springs is expected to grow in upcoming years at a more rapid rate than surrounding areas. To accommodate that growth, the village needs more housing than it currently has.

  • Study eyes housing gaps in Yellow Springs

    Yellow Springs has significant gaps in its current housing stock and the housing its citizens will need in upcoming years.