Jul
02
2020

Housing Section

  • New efforts to avoid evictions

    To keep villagers’ housing stable during the current public health and economic crisis, Village Council is considering several steps to protect local renters.

  • Planning Commission— Glen Cottages passes

    Glen Cottages, Home, Inc.’s planned pocket neighborhood at 1133 Xenia Ave., got the go-ahead from Planning Commission at its Feb. 11 meeting.

  • 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.

  • Small change—the sudden popularity of the ‘tiny, tiny house’ movement

    One of the half-dozen tiny, tiny houses springing up in backyards and front lawns all over the village. Its occupant is safely ensconced inside. (Submitted photo)

    Make some room, but not too much, for the Tiny, Tiny House movement.

  • Village Council — Apartment rezoning approved

    After months of public discussion, Council approved the rezoning of a 1.8-acre parcel between East Herman and Marshall streets to accommodate a 54-unit affordable senior apartment building.

  • Village Council — Home, Inc. requests funds

    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. 

  • Home, Inc. to purchase property for senior rentals

    WSU property at street level. (via Google)

    Home, Inc. is now under contract to purchase the remaining lots owned by Wright State University between Herman and Marshall Streets, once the home to the WSU Clinic.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Home with Home, Inc.

    Tim and Julia Honchel were honored as the newest homeowners of local affordable housing land trust Home, Inc. at its annual members meeting last Sunday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Tim and Julia Honchel were honored as the newest homeowners of local affordable housing land trust Home, Inc. at its annual members meeting last Sunday.