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New Plan Will Direct Affordable Housing Funds

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Will Direct Affordable Housing Funds

This year has seen two high-profile commitments to addressing the shortage of affordable housing in Central Ohio – the establishment of a $100 million Housing Fund in June and the allocation of $50 million toward the cause from a bond package approved by Columbus voters in May. Details about how exactly that money will be […]

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Open House: A guided Forum about Affordable Housing

  Open House: A guided Forum about Affordable Housing

Renter Mentor is a startup that connects people to affordable housing through a progressive mobile application. Our advanced profile-review and rating system, will allow for better vetting, improved access, and the ability to hold tenants and landlords responsible for their actions in the housing market. Through community partnerships, we help to bring accountability, clarity and […]

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Open House: A guided Forum about Affordable Housing

  Open House: A guided Forum about Affordable Housing

Renter Mentor is a startup that connects people to affordable housing through a progressive mobile application. Our advanced profile-review and rating system, will allow for better vetting, improved access, and the ability to hold tenants and landlords responsible for their actions in the housing market. Through community partnerships, we help to bring accountability, clarity and […]

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Affordable Housing Projects Proposed for Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Projects Proposed for Franklinton

A trio of affordable housing proposals in Franklinton are working their way through the city’s approval process. At 731 W. Rich St., the Finance Fund has proposed building a three-story, 43-unit apartment complex on what is currently a vacant lot. An application for a council variance for the project has been submitted and it has […]

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$100 Million Allocated to Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans $100 Million Allocated to Affordable Housing in Columbus

Central Ohio is lacking in affordable housing (ie: low-income housing), but a new fund hopes to change that. Local civic and business leaders announced today that a $100 million Housing Action Fund would help address that need. “We know that more than 54,000 people in central Ohio live at or near poverty and spend more […]

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Development Roundup: June 2019 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: June 2019 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from the South Side, the West Side, Downtown and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: The Marble Cliff Village Council voted on May 20 to approve the rezoning for a closely-watched development […]

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Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

The Columbus region has an affordable housing gap. Local experts estimate that an additional 54,000 units are needed to close that gap today, with more units needed to serve the rapidly growing region over the next several decades. Development reporter Brent Warren recently spoke with Leah Evans, Vice President of Real Estate Development at housing […]

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