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Church and Developer Partner on Mt. Vernon Avenue Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Church and Developer Partner on Mt. Vernon Avenue Apartments

A groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for this afternoon at the corner of Mt. Vernon and Hamilton Avenues will mark the start of construction on a new 82-unit apartment development. The project will consist of two, three-story buildings – one facing Hamilton the other Mt. Vernon – each with a rear parking lot offering space for a […]

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Grandview Yard-Adjacent Development Taking Shape

Brent Warren Brent Warren Grandview Yard-Adjacent Development Taking Shape

A new mixed-use development is taking shape across the street from Grandview Yard. Currently under construction, the project will bring another 260 apartments, 25,000 square feet of commercial space and more than 400 parking spaces to the area. The seven-acre site is located on the south side of Goodale Boulevard, between Bobcat Avenue and Yard […]

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Advocates: Help is Out There For Renters Facing Eviction

Brent Warren Brent Warren Advocates: Help is Out There For Renters Facing Eviction

Columbus-based housing advocates and service providers say that a large pool of funding is currently available for renters at risk of eviction – and that they are standing by, ready to help people access it. The largest pot of money is available through the IMPACT Hope Fund (apply online here or call 614-964-2906), and is […]

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New Design Proposed for Affordable Apartments Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Design Proposed for Affordable Apartments Downtown

Two different commissions will soon get a chance to weigh in on an updated design for Topiary Park Crossing, a 98-unit apartment building proposed for 497 E. Town St. The project will be presented to the Downtown Commission on August 24 and – because it is located in the East Town Historic District – to […]

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Ohio Housing Advocate on Eviction Moratorium: There Never Really Was One

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Housing Advocate on Eviction Moratorium: There Never Really Was One

BY: MARTY SCHLADEN The liberal and moderate wings of the Democratic Party are at odds over President Joe Biden’s decision to allow an eviction moratorium to expire last weekend. The situation reportedly has become so tense, the factions looked headed for a split. By late Tuesday, Biden had announced an order for a continued moratorium in areas […]

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Local Tech Founder Wants to Bring Real Estate Investment to Everyday People

Brent Warren Brent Warren Local Tech Founder Wants to Bring Real Estate Investment to Everyday People

Startups like Robinhood and Tradestation have become big – and sometimes controversial – players in the financial world by offering commission-free stock trading that is accessible to just about anyone willing to download an app. Calvin Cooper, cofounder and CEO of the Columbus-based startup Rhove, thinks that the same kind of thing should be happening […]

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Updated: Linden Proposal Pits New Affordable Housing Against Existing Jobs, Neighbors Say

Brent Warren Brent Warren Updated: Linden Proposal Pits New Affordable Housing Against Existing Jobs, Neighbors Say

Update (7/27/21): Ascent Development chose to withdraw its development proposal for Bonham Avenue before it could come up for a vote last night at City Council. Ascent Principal Michael Rodriguez told CU that the decision to table the vote was made because “we ultimately did not have the votes needed to be successful.” He added; […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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