Affordable housing

Oak Lawn Committee To See Caven-Ablon’s Vision for Cedar Springs Strip – There’s A Better Way

By Jon Anderson / November 30, 2020 / 10 Comments

Beyond the academic arguments of how historically gay neighborhoods are changing and specifically how Oak Lawn’s gay epicenter will evolve, there are the buildings themselves. Tuesday night, Mike Ablon and Caven Enterprises will present to the Oak Lawn Committee. Honestly, the renderings and numbers that’ll be shown (and have been presented elsewhere) offer little to […]

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Plan Commission Fails Math Quiz On Mill Creek Project

By Jon Anderson / November 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Last Thursday, Mill Creek’s West Dallas Modera Trinity project presented to, and unanimously passed, Plan Commission (catch-up here, here). Did any of the commissioners do the math? The base zoning approved was a building height of 95 feet (85 feet of building and 10 feet for mechanicals – sea of roof air conditioners, elevator housings, […]

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Park Place Dealerships Teams Up With Habitat For Humanity For Good

By Nikki Barringer / October 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

I don’t know if you’ve noticed it or not, but it’s a bit divisive out there. We could all use a little bit of good news and here it is, brought to you by Park Place Dealerships.   Every year the Park Place Cares program supports more than 300 local organizations, but this year they decided […]

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

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 25, 2020 / 9 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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Finding The Right Home is The Battle For Texas Homebuyers

By Joanna England / August 24, 2020 / 1 Comment

People are definitely buying homes right now — the numbers don’t lie. But finding the right home is a struggle. That’s definitely related to inventory, which is incredibly low. Overall, Texas homebuyers cited difficulty in finding the right property in the 2020 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report just released by Texas Realtors. “This report provides […]

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