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Gowanus rezoning could require developers to buy Housing Authority"s air rights

An upcoming rezoning of Gowanus is expected to create thousands of apartments, including affordable units, a public promenade bordering the canal, new schools, manufacturing and retail spaces to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Hazelwood vets three developers to build on 30-parcel block of Second Avenue

URA expected to choose finalist in December to build affordable housing and mixed-use project on gateway block of Hazelwood.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2019

A bohemian tiny-home village of abandoned streetcars once existed in San Francisco in 1900 before a housing demand sent developers knocking. Here"s what it was like in Carville.

Western Neighborhoods Project/OpenSFHistory.org/wnp4.1664a.jpg A ne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

Bham entities to team on Smart Neighborhood plan for affordable housing

Several local entities are partnering on a project to bring affordable “smart” housing developments to the Magic City. The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District and the city of Birmingham are teaming up with Alabama Power and local build.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2019

California"s Housing Nightmare Is Only Getting Worse

California's Housing Nightmare Is Only Getting Worse When historians look back on contemporary California, one thing they'll be bound to make note of is that the state's developers bet on the wrong model. E.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2019

Affordable-housing developers and advocates for the homeless battle prevailing-wage bill

Developers of low-cost housing and homelessness advocates say paying the prevailing wage will put them in the poorhouse. Three of the leading industry groups representing below-market builders... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Rival developers face off for rights to build at 5 World Trade Center

Two major development groups are battling it out over the last available site at the World Trade Center, according to sources involved in the bidding for the parcel.  L&L MAG and a partnership... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

UAB leader, Birmingham attorney named to Housing Authority board

Two new commissioners are on board with the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin appointed Anthony C. Hood and D.G. Pantazis Jr. to the five-member board, and the they were sworn in last week. They fille.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2019

Milwaukee Housing Authority"s latest townhomes to be manufactured out-of-state

Up to 138 townhouses will be built in an Indiana plant and trucked to Milwaukee starting next year as part of the city housing authority’s Westlawn Gardens redevelopment......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2019

Builders picked for affordable co-living trial

The City has selected three developers to pilot a new affordable shared housing program. Shared housing is considered housing units consisting of two or more independently occupied rooms that share a kitchen and/or bathroom. The selec.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 17th, 2019

Ahead of final rezoning vote, 4700 East Riverside developers announce plan to house homeless

A major deal is in place to get a controversial Southeast Austin rezoning request across the finish line. The developers of the 4700 East Riverside project announced Oct. 16 they've reached an agreement with the nonprofit Ending Community Homelessness.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

Developer seeks deal with Miramar to build affordable housing

The deal would require the developer to tap local small businesses for 15% of the project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

In rare move, Philadelphia Housing Authority seeks to sell University City property

The property sits in a federal opportunity zone, providing a series of benefits to a developer or investor in a project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Senior housing next for rent regulation overhaul?

A rapidly growing population of urban seniors is giving some investors gray hair. Fears are brewing that if developers can’t meet demand.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 9th, 2019

Affordable co-living plans now on the table

The City has selected three developers to pilot a new affordable shared housing program. Shared housing is considered ho.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 8th, 2019

Developers see a "perfect opportunity" in Boston"s South End

Ink Block is being considered a catalyst for new development in a rapidly changing, and gentrifying, neighborhood — one that's seen an infusion of luxury housing and is set to see even more in the coming years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Denver becomes 2nd city to get Boston-based ISP"s internet package

Starry, a Boston-based startup internet service provider, has partnered with Denver Housing Authority to offer broadband internet to affordable and public housing residents. Denver is just the second city to get Starry’s low-cost internet, follow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2019

San Jose"s high-rise subsidy survives narrow City Council vote

The San Jose City Council voted to extend a tax cut for downtown high-rise developers and allow them to continue waiving an affordable housing impact fee......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2019

Housing companies used Facebook’s ad system to discriminate against older people, according to new human rights complaints

The watchdog group behind the complaint says it’s the first time specific housing companies have been named in a civil rights action......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 18th, 2019

Housing companies used Facebook’s ad system to discriminate against older people, according to new human rights charges

The watchdog group behind the complaint says it’s the first time specific housing companies have been named in a civil rights action......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 18th, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Affordable housing gaps, displacement require creative fixes

Gentrification and displacement are important topics in the D.C. region, not only because these are important equity issues, but are also crucial to the success of the business community. As you note in this article, “Gentrification at Work,” which r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2019