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Equity Matters project takes root with predevelopment assistance

Source: Hennepin County Economic Development Emerging developer transforms vacant lot down the street A new community resource for local entrepreneurs and creatives is taking root on a vacant lot in North Minneapolis. Ahmad Eltawely, who lives one block west of the site, wanted to bring a sense […]

Senior Housing At 37660 Timber Street In Newark Receives Funding

Source: SF YIMBY Timber Senior Housing via Eden Housing A new residential project has been proposed for development at 37660 Timber Street in Newark. The project proposal includes the construction of a senior housing community offering 79 residential units for seniors. The project has been granted $21.7 million […]

Council looking at ways to help following January mass shooting

Source: The Daily Journal; Author: Curtis Driscoll Half Moon Bay is starting two new initiatives to help increase affordable housing by forming a new ad hoc housing committee and loaning $1 million to fund a new affordable housing development at 555 and 535 Kelly Ave. Credit: City […]

PROGRESS: Gwinnett Place Mall redevelopment leads a trio of major county-run economic development projects

Source: Gwinnett Daily Post ; Author: Curt Yeomans It is not just the private sector and Gwinnett’s cities that are undertaking new big projects in the county. The county’s government leaders are involved in some significant economic development projects that will grab headlines for years to come. […]

Mountain View City Council approves $18 million in funds for two affordable housing projects

Source: Mountain View Voice; Author: Malea Martin; The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate more than $18 million to two all-affordable housing projects that will together add nearly 150 new units for low income residents, including some units reserved for those who are […]

Mountain View planning commission unanimously supports Terra Bella affordable housing project

If approved by the City Council, the project could break ground as early as next year, city says Source: Mountain View Voice; Author: Malea Martin A rendering of the proposed affordable housing development on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View. Rendering courtesy Alta Housing.   Alta Housing’s 108-unit, 100% affordable […]

Half Moon Bay needs more homes for farmworkers. Experts blame an ‘anti-housing constituency’

Source: San Francisco Chronicle; Author: J. K. Dineen The 9,000-square-foot lot at 555 Kelly St. in Half Moon Bay is not much to look at. On the edge of downtown, across from a Boys & Girls Club, it features a small house and a parking lot shaded by […]

No mall is an island: how Gwinnett County plans to improve mobility as it redevelops site

Source: Bisnow; Author: John Krukowski Courtesy of Gwinnett Place CID A rendering shows the proposed transformation of Ring Road to accommodate pedestrians, bikes and cars for the Global Villages development. A new strategic plan to revitalize the nearly vacant Gwinnett Place Mall is being hailed as a potential economic boon […]

News Palo Alto school board approves 29-units of subsidized staff housing

Source: Palo Alto Online; Author: Zoe Morgan Members sign off on spending $1.45 million to participate in project   Santa Clara County's proposal for 231 Grant Ave. calls for 110 apartments for teachers and other employees of area school districts. Rendering by Van Meter Williams Pollack LLC.   Years in […]

Pleasanton moving to allow hundreds of homes at Stoneridge Mall

Source: San Francisco Business Times; Author: Sarah Klearman Pleasanton is moving to rezone 18 acres within the 75-acre Stoneridge Mall, pictured here, for housing.   Under state pressure to build more housing, the city of Pleasanton is moving to allow upward of 1,000 homes at city’s flagship retail […]

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