Affordable Housing

Try Addison for Affordable Rentals Near North Dallas

By Shelby Skrhak / October 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Since Sunday night, almost the minute that the tornado sirens went off across North Dallas and surrounding cities, we started posting information on our social pages and website to help the many thousands of readers affected directly by this multi-tornadic storm like we’ve never seen before. For this week’s edition of Suburb Sunday, we looked […]

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RIBA Stirling Prize Claimed By Public Housing Project Shows What Can Be Done

By Jon Anderson / October 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Royal Institute of British Architects awards the Stirling Prize to the best building of any type built in the UK during that year. First awarded in 1996, the Stirling Prize has been awarded to everything from the media gallery of the Lord’s cricket pitch in 1999 to the rebirth of a 12th century fortified […]

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How Much Do You Need to Make to Afford a House in Dallas?

By Candy's Dirt / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports How much do you need to make per year to afford a home in Dallas? According to one report, less than $60,000. But is that true? According to CNBC Make It, they’ve identified 15 cities where the qualifying income to purchase a home with 10 percent or 20 percent down is an […]

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Builders Call on Congress to Address Affordable Housing Shortage

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / June 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From the National Association of Home Builders As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) celebrates National Homeownership Month in June, builders are urging Congress to address America’s housing affordability challenges. “Removing regulatory barriers that contribute to the increased costs of housing will pave the way to homeownership,” said National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) […]

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When It Comes to Housing, Dallas-Area Teachers Feel the Crunch

By Bethany Erickson / May 12, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Rents and home prices continue to rise (even with a slight cooling), and much like salaries across the country, the salaries of teachers in Dallas-Fort Worth have not kept pace with those rising housing costs, a new analysis by Apartment List revealed. In DFW, almost 24 percent of primary-earner teachers were burdened by the cost […]

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School’s Out, Forever: What Do You Do With a Mothballed Building?

By Bethany Erickson / May 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Three Dallas ISD schools — shuttered for years, are now up for sale, the district announced last month. It’s uncertain how much they’ll go for in the competitive, sealed bidding process, but one of the mothballed schools — Phillis Wheatley Elementary — is considered to be a historic site. That the three schools are up […]

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