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City Announces $25 Million Linden Initiative

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Announces $25 Million Linden Initiative

The City of Columbus announced a new initiative yesterday that is designed to implement some of the ideas laid out in last year’s One Linden plan. An initial donation of $5 million for the project will come from a national program run by JPMorgan Chase called Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods.   An additional […]

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Project Update: Mount Carmel West Development in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Mount Carmel West Development in Franklinton

Construction is scheduled to start this spring on 14 single family homes along a one-block stretch of South Hartford Avenue, on land formerly used as a parking lot for Mount Carmel West. At the southern end of the block, on State Street, a four-unit townhome building is planned. The new homes will mark the first […]

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Access to Housing in Gahanna: Community Conversation

Anne Evans Anne Evans Access to Housing in Gahanna: Community Conversation

Councilmember-Elect Merisa Bowers wants to hear from you about your experiences with housing in Gahanna. Please come to this informal gathering to share and listen to your thoughts, experiences, and ideas on housing in Gahanna. We want to hear from you: What kind of housing is now working best in Gahanna for working individuals and […]

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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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OSU to Relocate Buckeye Village Residents

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU to Relocate Buckeye Village Residents

The clock is ticking for Buckeye Village, the cluster of two-story apartment buildings off of Ackerman Road that has served as housing for families and graduate students at Ohio State University for over 50 years. OSU recently sent a letter to current Buckeye Village residents saying that they will be offered housing in University Village, […]

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Nonprofit Developer Eyes Potential Projects in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Nonprofit Developer Eyes Potential Projects in Columbus

A nonprofit developer with a reputation for tackling large, complicated mixed-income projects is opening an office in Columbus. The Community Builders (TCB) was founded in Boston in 1964. The organization says it has “completed or preserved” more than 30,000 homes and developed over 855,000 square feet of commercial and retail space, in addition to maintaining […]

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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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