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Rep. Stinziano Talks Homelessness, Transportation and Transformation in Campaign for City Council

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Rep. Stinziano Talks Homelessness, Transportation and Transformation in Campaign for City Council

Since 2011, Michael Stinziano has served the 18th District in the Ohio House of Representatives. Now he is running for Columbus City Council, hoping to replace Council President Andrew Ginther, who will vacate his seat as he campaigns for mayor. In an interview with Columbus Underground, Stinziano said one reason he wants to transition from state to […]

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Homeport Addresses the Future of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Addresses the Future of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Homeport has been building and preserving affordable housing in Columbus for over 25 years. Amy Klaben started volunteering with the organization in 1988 (when it was known as the Columbus Housing Partnership), and came on board as President/CEO in 2000. Klaben, along with VP of Community and Government Relations Maude Hill and Communications Specialist Steve Nichol, recently took […]

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Amy Klaben of Homeport Talks Affordable Housing and Urban Development in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Amy Klaben of Homeport Talks Affordable Housing and Urban Development in Columbus

Homeport has been building and preserving affordable housing in Columbus for over 25 years. Amy Klaben started volunteering with the organization in 1988 (when it was known as the Columbus Housing Partnership), and came on board as President/CEO in 2000. Klaben, along with VP of Community and Government Relations Maude Hill and Communications Specialist Steve Nichol, recently took […]

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Interview: Bryan Brown on New East Franklinton Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Bryan Brown on New East Franklinton Development

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority and their partners recently revealed new details of their plan to develop 13 acres in East Franklinton. The project will likely be the first major development shaped by the vision laid out in the East Franklinton Creative Community District Plan – a high-density, mixed-use, urban neighborhood on the western banks of the Scioto River.  […]

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Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

A collection of buildings at the southeast corner of Front and Long Streets Downtown is being considered for redevelopment as workforce housing; about 40 units of affordable apartments would sit on top of street-level retail. The project, along with another potential development on the South Side, would be the first under the city’s new Housing […]

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Whitehall Neighborhood Investment Celebrated

Walker Evans Walker Evans Whitehall Neighborhood Investment Celebrated

Local civic leaders gathered in Whitehall today to celebrate the ripple effect of over $2.1 million in federal neighborhood stabilization and community development funds in the City of Whitehall. Since 2009, Franklin County has directed funding through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to projects in Whitehall that has let to new affordable housing and […]

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USA Today Highlights Columbus’ Economic Resilience

Walker Evans Walker Evans

A great article about Columbus’ diverse economy: Diverse economy helped Columbus, Ohio, in downturn By Christine Dugas, USA TODAY Columbus is well known as Ohio’s capital and home to one of the nation’s largest universities, Ohio State University. But fewer realize that it has a diversified regional economy. That helped it avoid many of the […]

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