Sep
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2018
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Examining Affordability Section

  • Antioch Village draws crowd

    Antioch College is now looking for buyers for an eight-unit pocket neighborhood on East North College Street, the first phase of the Antioch College Village project. The designs of the neighborhood and its “deep green” homes, shown here in an architect’s rendering, were unveiled at a meeting last Thursday, May 24. Four of the envisioned units can be seen across a shared community area. (Rendering courtesy of McLennan Design)

    Last week about 60 villagers came out for the unveiling of the Antioch College Village pilot project — a planned pocket neighborhood of small homes on the north side of East North College Street.

  • 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.

  • Discuss Housing Needs Assessment

    Four public discussions of the recent Housing Needs Assessment are scheduled for the month of April.

    The Village of YS will hold four community conversations on housing needs during the month of April.

  • A closer look at local school taxes

    Currently near the top third of school districts in a tri-county area for its combined school income and property tax, Yellow Springs Schools would rise even higher in comparison if a 4.7-mill/0.25 percent income tax levy is passed May 8.

  • Shear joy

    Tanya Maus, James Luckett and their young son, August, celebrated their new Home, Inc. home last Friday, with an open house that included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and potluck. (Submitted photo)

    Tanya Maus, James Luckett and their young son, August, celebrated their new Home, Inc. home last Friday, the 20th residence built or rehabbed by local affordable housing agency.

  • 2012 Cost of Living update—The village by the numbers

    The 2012 Yellow Springs Cost of Living Report was completed this spring by Wright State University’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs (CUPA) and paid for by the James A. McKee Association.

  • McKee group updates examination of cost of living

    The 2012 Yellow Springs Cost of Living Study looks at how the village has changed demographically and economically over the past 30 years.

  • Villagers Agna, Reynolds honored

    Mary Agna, left, and Macy Reynolds, were recently nominated to the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame for their work in healthcare (Agna) and horticulture (Reynolds). The women will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Walnut Grove Country Club in Xenia. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 17. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    When villagers Mary Agna and Macy Reynolds are inducted next week into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame, they will be among 23 other local women to receive the honor.

  • Council moves ahead with housing

    Villagers offered a robust show of community support for Village Council’s proposed affordable housing project at Council’s meeting Monday, March 21, when Council unanimously approved moving ahead with the first of three steps for the housing project.

  • James A. McKee Group to host affordable housing forum

    The James A. McKee Group will host “A Community Conversation about Affordable Housing” on Sunday, March 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center Great Room (227 Xenia Avenue).

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