Re: Low and Affordable Income Housing
From: Elizabeth Stevenson (tamgoddessattbi.com)
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 08:30:03 -0700 (MST)
I find this message very confusing. Please let us know which part is being
quoted and which is new. IMO, all new messages should be without quotes. I
don't have time to decipher multiply quoted emails.


-- 
Liz Stevenson
Southside Park Cohousing
Sacramento, California
tamgoddess [at] attbi.com
> From: Kate Nichols <knichols [at] bellcoho.com>
> Reply-To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 20:46:35 -0800
> To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org
> Subject: Re: [C-L]_Low and Affordable Income Housing
> 
> 
>> I worked with an affordable housing organization - Low Income
>> Housing Institute in Seattle and received state funding for five low
>> income households, but I'm in Bellingham Cohousing -WA. Kate N.
>> Nichols
> 
> 
> 
>> Related (kind of) question....I was told that there is a co-housing "type"
>> community in Benton - Washington that has worked with an affordable housing
>> group in the city and received some funding because of this.  Does anyone
>> know about this...or even better is there someone from this group on the
>> list.  We in Corvallis are considering this type of partnership and would
>> love to communicate with another group doing this.
>> 
>> Juva is wet and wild Corvallis - Oregon (CoHo - seeking land and members)
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Sharon Villines" <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com>
>> To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
>> Sent: January 05, 2003 7:58 AM
>> Subject: [C-L]_Low and Affordable Income Housing
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> A very inspiring article in the NYT on the renovation of Archer Courts in
>>> Chicago. Architects took a horrible project filled with crime and rats and
>>> turned it into an award-winning building and a happy community with NO
>>> residents being displaced. They created community rooms that sound very
>> much
>>> like commonhouses and did it all with foundation and public money.
>>> 
>>> The renovation was done by Anthony Fusco and Daniel Burke, lawyers who
>>> specialize in "civic miracles" like saving and renovating low and moderate
>>> income housing. This is probably the best way to create cohousing
>>> communities for low and moderate income households. In fact this project
>> now
>>> includes mixed income households.
>>> 
>>> http://www.nytimes.com/2003/01/02/garden/02ARCH.html
>>> 
>>> You may have to register to read the article but registration is free. The
>>> article is "Out of the Ashes, Cinderella" by Gwenda Blair.
>>> 
>>> Sharon
>>> --
>>> Sharon Villines
>>> Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC
>>> http://www.takomavillage.org
>>> 
>>> 
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