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Pilot Program Helps Low-Income Moms Relocate to Suburbs

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pilot Program Helps Low-Income Moms Relocate to Suburbs

Ten families will be moving from “low opportunity” neighborhoods to suburban apartments this August as part of the initial pilot of the Move to Prosper program. An initiative of the City and Regional Planning program at Ohio State University, the program will provide rental assistance and personal coaching to the families to support their transition. […]

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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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Amy Klaben Stepping Down as President of Homeport

Walker Evans Walker Evans Amy Klaben Stepping Down as President of Homeport

Homeport President & CEO Amy Klaben announced today that she will be leaving her position with the affordable housing organization at the end of 2015, following 16 years of service. She will remain onboard as an advisor through April to assist with the transition period while Homeport board member Bruce Luecke begins as Interim Director effective […]

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Coalition Hopes to Elevate Affordable Housing as Key Issue in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Coalition Hopes to Elevate Affordable Housing as Key Issue in Columbus

Columbus has received a lot of attention for its diversified economy, low unemployment rate, strong housing market and high rankings in various national lists. It has also never been more clear, though, that not all are sharing in the city’s prosperity. Two different studies this year judged the Columbus metropolitan area to be one of […]

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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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