The ceremony capped a year’s worth of construction that included renovations of all 20 handicapped accessible apartments, upgraded kitchens in many apartments, new ceiling tile, fresh paint, new carpet and air…Continue
Added by HDC Administrator on November 9, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Late last year, the Urban Institute published a paper that offers a solution to save $1 billion by retrofitting multimfamily apartment buildings and making them more efficient. Per the executive summary, "This paper posits that there is already available to the federal government a 'magic pill' offering the possibility of over $1 billion in annual savings, improved longevity, health, affordability, and thousands of new jobs."
Added by HDC Administrator on February 7, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The Urban Institute recently did a research paper on the impact of having public transportation and access to transit in close proximity to affordable housing. The paper goes into significant detail about the challenges and makes recommendations about effective policies that could improve access to public transportation. You can read the report here:…Continue
Added by HDC Administrator on February 7, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments