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Maryland reaches fair housing agreement with federal government

Maryland has agreed to finance the development of 1,500 affordable housing units in prosperous neighborhoods throughout the Baltimore region and …

Britain to spend 2 billion sterling more on affordable housing: PM May

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday the government would spend an additional two billion pounds ($2.7 billion) to create a new generation of affordable housing and help fix what she said was a broken market.<p>FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prime Minister …

Housing

NYC Plans To Use Pension Fund Money To Support Affordable Housing

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – In a first-of-its-kind initiative, New York City’s pension fund will help support efforts to make housing more affordable in …

Eight new D.C. projects with over 500 affordable housing units will receive a $75M investment

First-time homebuyers who are D.C. government employees will also receive enhanced financial assistance<p>Throughout Washington, D.C., there are efforts to preserve and create affordable housing. This Wednesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the D.C. government plans on investing $75 million to …

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The Lack Of Affordable Housing Is ‘The Single Biggest Problem California Faces’

<i>This story is being co-published with Capital & Main as part of a series on California Game Changers</i> : <i>Nine Big Ideas That Could Transform the State</i> …

New Yorkers rally at City Hall for increased affordable housing

Low-income New Yorkers are calling upon the city to consider a new affordable housing plan<p>Frustrated New Yorkers didn’t let the heavy rain hold them back from rallying outside of City Hall today to challenge Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing initiative, reports <i>Gothamist</i>.<p>Thousands of public …

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N.J. shifts affordable housing funds beyond state's inner cities

TRENTON--New affordable housing in New Jersey has long been planted, in large part, in communities where there are poor people.<p>But in a major change, …

Affordable Housing Sees 27% Growth In Jan-Sep'17

New affordable housing units grew 27 per cent, whereas the overall new residential launches declined by 33 per cent during the January-September 2017 …

Protesters demand affordable housing outside city hall

More than 1,000 demonstrators gathered outside City Hall in the rain on Monday to demand more affordable housing from Mayor de Blasio.<p>The rally — …

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Senators ask: What's the cost of not addressing America's affordable housing problems?

A bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to the <b>U.S. Government Accountability Office</b>, asking them evaluate America’s “troubling” housing …

Some states do better than others on affordable housing – we can learn from the successes

Doing something about improving housing affordability, particularly for people on low and moderate incomes, is difficult for Australian politicians. …

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LA developers could be required to pay an affordable housing fee

A controversial plan to charge Los Angeles developers a fee to help pay for low-income housing is headed for a City Council vote after winning an …

Los Angeles

Portland sets priorities for how to spend $258 million affordable housing bond

Portland will focus spending the largest resource available for increasing affordable housing on people of color, families with children and those …

Emeryville affordable housing project breaks ground

EMERYVILLE — Ground was broken Wednesday on a “transit-oriented affordable housing community targeting large families” near Oakland’s MacArthur BART …

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More of D.C.’s Affordable Housing Dollars Will Go to New Construction Projects

Awash with gentrification and a steady influx of well-to-do newcomers, the District is allocating more money than ever before toward affordable …

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Luxury rentals haven't replaced affordable housing here

Despite oft-repeated claims, new high-end rental developments in Evanston haven't destroyed affordable housing. In fact, they generally haven't …

Retired teacher told to move from affordable housing — she complained too much

An 86-year-old retired social studies teacher living in a Lake County affordable-housing apartment has been told to move out — it seems as if she …

Poll shows Edmonton residents split on affordable housing, LRT

Whoever sits on Edmonton’s next city council will have a tough job since a new poll released Friday suggests public opinion is split on key civic …

Not Without a Fight: The Battle for Affordable Housing in Cape Town

I have always said there are two types of people who travel to Cape Town. There are the ones who are enthralled by the mountains, beaches, and …

LA's new affordable housing incentives might actually be working

Los Angeles has been trying for years to entice developers into building housing for low-income residents but it's been a tough sell because these …

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Huge Bronx development, soon to house Universal Hip Hop Museum, gets City Council approval

With the council’s approval, Bronx Point is cleared to rise<p>The City Council has approved the rise of a massive affordable housing complex along the Harlem River in the Lower Concourse. Bronx Point will bring up to 1,000 units of permanent affordable housing, a new waterfront esplanade connecting to …

How The City of Vienna Handles Affordable Housing and Inclusivity

Vienna is an internationally renowned city, attractive to employees from the high-tech industry, scholars, scientists and other professionals often …