Affordable Housing

Olive Talley: Want to Preserve The Character of Your Neighborhood? Oppose Elimination of Single-Family Housing

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 25, 2020 / 8 Comments

By Olive TalleySpecial Contributor If you live in a single-family neighborhood in Dallas, enjoy it while you can. It may not last.  We now face an outrageous and inexplicable push to eliminate all single-family home zoning in the city. If Dallas City Councilman Chad West, the chair of the Housing and Homelessness Solutions and his […]

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Which Northern Dallas Suburbs Are Still Diamonds in The Rough?

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Daniel Hightower SmithContributor The coronavirus pandemic has set in motion a work-from-home experiment on a large scale, liberating urban dwellers to consider farther-flung suburbs for a home base. Being close to inner-city downtowns is not as meaningful as it once was, leaving some considering which northern suburbs of Dallas have the most value for […]

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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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