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Housing Section :: Page 9
As economists talk about the U.S. taking a dive toward recession, the housing sector in Yellow Springs, by many accounts, seems little impacted.
At their May 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved a first reading for the proposed Friends Care Community apartments on the Barr property downtown.
At a well-attended meeting on Monday, April 14, Village Planning Commission voted 2–2 to recommend to Village Council that the Friends Care Community’s preliminary plans for senior apartments not be approved.
Yellow Springs residents filled Council chambers at the Bryan Community Center for the March 24 meeting of the Yellow Springs Planning Commission, expecting a public hearing on the Friends Care Community’s proposal for use of the Barr property for moderately priced senior apartments.
The model, low-energy development Community Solution calls Agraria became a little more real late last fall when organizers of the project purchased a 5.1-acre parcel of land on the north end of town.