Re: Low and Affordable Income Housing
From: Juva DuBoise (juvadearthlink.net)
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 07:45:27 -0700 (MST)
Thanks Kate for the info.  We may be contacting you for more info!
Juva - CoHo Corvallis.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kate Nichols" <knichols [at] bellcoho.com>
To: <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
Sent: January 07, 2003 8:46 PM
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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