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Affordable Housing 2017

New Affordable Homes Going up in Milo-Grogan, City-Owned Lots for Sale

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Affordable Homes Going up in  Milo-Grogan, City-Owned Lots for Sale

Affordable housing nonprofit Homeport has broken ground on the first of what will eventually be 33 new homes in Milo-Grogan. The single-family houses are being constructed on scattered lots east of I-71, on either side of East Fifth Avenue. Meanwhile, the City of Columbus has issued a Request for Proposals for 23 city-owned parcels located […]

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New Housing Development, Workforce Training Center Opens on South Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Housing Development, Workforce Training Center Opens on South Side

A ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday marked the official opening of the Residences at Career Gateway, a 58-unit affordable housing development on the South Side. Residents have already moved into the 14 townhomes on the site, while the 44 apartments in the main building will start filling up this weekend. Amenities include a fitness center, a community […]

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Program Takes New Approach to Providing Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Program Takes New Approach to Providing Affordable Housing

A group of local academics and affordable housing advocates are working on a unique response to the issue of economic segregation in the region. The plan is to help 100 low-income families move to “high opportunity” neighborhoods, providing rental assistance, coaching, access to educational resources, and other types of support to the families for three […]

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Uncertainty Surrounding Low Income Housing Tax Credits Impacts Local Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Uncertainty Surrounding Low Income Housing Tax Credits Impacts Local Projects

The election of Donald Trump had an immediate impact on a number of affordable housing projects in Columbus — an impact that was felt before he took office and long before any actual policy decisions were made by his new administration. The reason has to do with the central importance of Low Income Housing Tax […]

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