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Project Update: Mount Carmel West Development in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Mount Carmel West Development in Franklinton

Construction is scheduled to start this spring on 14 single family homes along a one-block stretch of South Hartford Avenue, on land formerly used as a parking lot for Mount Carmel West. At the southern end of the block, on State Street, a four-unit townhome building is planned. The new homes will mark the first […]

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Fee Increase Will Go Toward Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fee Increase Will Go Toward Affordable Housing

A fee increase approved by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners last week will generate about $65 million over the next ten years for affordable housing. That works out to about $4 million a year for a program called the County Housing Magnet Fund – which will support housing near employment centers – and an […]

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Development Roundup: Proposals Could Mean 1,500 New Housing Units

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Proposals Could Mean 1,500 New Housing Units

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news about some significant proposals scattered around the Columbus region. Taken together, the projects could mean an additional 1,500 units of housing constructed in the metro area. Each of the projects is at a different point in the development process, so read on for more details and […]

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Land Trust Touted as Anti-Gentrification Tool

Brent Warren Brent Warren Land Trust Touted as Anti-Gentrification Tool

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced last week the creation of the Central Ohio Community Land Trust, to be overseen by the Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation. It’s an effort that has been in the works for months, and one that advocates hope can become an effective tool in the fight against gentrification. […]

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