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Community Conversation on Equitable Housing in Central Ohio

  Community Conversation on Equitable Housing in Central Ohio

Central Ohio is projected to be home to one million additional residents by 2050. This inevitably makes affordable housing a topic that social sector leaders cannot ignore. To ensure that equity and gender lenses are applied to the affordable housing issue in Central Ohio, Measurement Resources Company synthesized its research conducted on behalf of several […]

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YMCA Plans to ‘Phase Out’ Operations at Downtown Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren YMCA Plans to ‘Phase Out’ Operations at Downtown Building

The YMCA of Central Ohio is planning for a future that does not include a presence at 40 W. Long St., the historic Downtown building that has served as a center of operations for the organization for nearly 100 years. “We are in the process of phasing out of the current building, which will take […]

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Graceland Apartment Project Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Graceland Apartment Project Moving Forward

A three-year-old proposal to build an apartment complex at the Graceland Shopping Center in Clintonville has been revived, thanks to a partnership with a local affordable housing developer. Originally proposed as a market-rate project by CASTO, the developer has brought in Homeport as a partner and now plans to build a 180-unit complex in which […]

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Fee Increase Will Go Toward Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fee Increase Will Go Toward Affordable Housing

A fee increase approved by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners last week will generate about $65 million over the next ten years for affordable housing. That works out to about $4 million a year for a program called the County Housing Magnet Fund – which will support housing near employment centers – and an […]

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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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