Public housing is going in some very affluent neighborhoods in La Ville Lumière. I think this is a capital idea. You?
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Another good argument for affordable housing
This says that a lack of affordable housing also creates a lack of teachers. So some districts are supplementing teachers’ benefits with help toward rent or mortgage. Pulled from the article: As South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said in his recent State of the State address: “The quality of education suffers when the schools cannot …
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Affordable housing can be profitable to developers
It’s a moral choice, and it’s profitable, according to this The Atlantic City Lab report. So what’s not to like? Check out the Inclusionary Calculator right here. And thanks, Kimberley, for the link.
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When George Lucas couldn’t get approval to build a studio in Marin County, he opted to build affordable housing on the site, instead. With his own money. Of course, the link above says Lucas “trolled” his rich neighbors by putting them in close proximity to “poor people.” Uh…to steal a quote, I do not think “affordable housing” …
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What can you do about homelessness, part 2:
On Feb. 18, volunteers will fan out across the state of Connecticut to conduct the annual Point In Time (PIT) count of the state’s homeless population. This will include people who are in shelters, and people who are sleeping rough, outside and unsheltered. Sara Capen Salomons, who is both a friend of mine, and who …
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