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Incomplete Cargominium Project Demolished

Brent Warren Brent Warren Incomplete Cargominium Project Demolished

The stalled Cargominium project – a 25-unit apartment building made out of shipping containers on Old Leonard Avenue – has now been completely demolished, and crews were busy this morning carting scrap metal away from the site. Work first started on the affordable housing development in November of 2016, and by early 2017 the shell […]

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Rental Assistance Available Starting Today

Brent Warren Brent Warren Rental Assistance Available Starting Today

Applications are being accepted starting today for emergency rental assistance from both Franklin County Job and Family Services and IMPACT Community Action. Renters seeking assistance can go to jfs.franklincountyohio.gov for information on the new county-administered grant money, which is available to those at 165%, 200% or 300% of the poverty level. Information on applying for […]

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Advocates Fear Spike in Evictions This Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Advocates Fear Spike in Evictions This Summer

It’s been one month since the governor’s Stay at Home order went into effect and 40 days since restaurants and bars in Ohio were closed to dine-in customers. Some local advocates are worried that the cumulative impact of large parts of the economy being shut down for such a long time – combined with a […]

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Three Affordable Housing Developments Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Affordable Housing Developments Moving Forward

The City of Columbus announced this week that three affordable housing developments in Franklinton will be moving forward. The projects, which will bring a total of 150 units to three different sites in the neighborhood, will offer senior housing, apartments and single family homes that will be affordable to those making between 30% and 80% […]

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New Single Family Homes Planned for Milo-Grogan

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Single Family Homes Planned for Milo-Grogan

New market-rate homes are starting to come online in Milo-Grogan. Local developer New City Homes has acquired a total of 18 new-build sites in the neighborhood, including a cluster of contiguous lots on East Second Avenue where work recently began on the first of five new single family homes. Chris Knoppe, Partner at New City […]

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Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward Despite Opposition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward Despite Opposition

A rare split vote from the Columbus City Council means that a 100-unit affordable housing project in the Southfield neighborhood on the South Side will be moving forward. Council voted 4-3 at its February 10 meeting to approve a rezoning for the project, which will offer supportive housing in a two-building complex at 2565 Lockbourne […]

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Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Lays Out Vision for the Hilltop

An event at the Glenwood Community Center earlier this week served as the official unveiling of the Envision Hilltop Plan, the latest attempt from Mayor Andrew Ginther’s administration to shine a light on the neighborhood’s needs and to encourage further investment in its future. Much like the One Linden plan released in 2018, the Hilltop […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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