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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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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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$100 Million Allocated to Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans $100 Million Allocated to Affordable Housing in Columbus

Central Ohio is lacking in affordable housing (ie: low-income housing), but a new fund hopes to change that. Local civic and business leaders announced today that a $100 million Housing Action Fund would help address that need. “We know that more than 54,000 people in central Ohio live at or near poverty and spend more […]

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Tools For Housing Affordability Public Hearing

Anne Evans Anne Evans Tools For Housing Affordability Public Hearing

Councilmember Shayla Favor will convene a presentation and panel discussion by The Ohio State University students on Tools For Housing Affordability. The student’s focus areas are accessory dwelling units and developer incentives. On Thursday, April 18 at 10am, two teams of students will present their findings to Council and provide recommendations on how low to […]

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Photos: Moody Nolan’s Legacy House in Linden

Susan Post Susan Post Photos: Moody Nolan’s Legacy House in Linden

Local architecture firm Moody Nolan’s Legacy Project has come to life. A family will be given the keys tomorrow to the modern, new house on McClelland Avenue in Linden. The 750 square foot, three-bedroom, two-bath house is move-in ready for the family which was selected by the YMCA of Central Ohio and Southeast Inc. The […]

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