Low-income housing

Where To Put Affordable (Low-Income) Housing in Dallas: a Different Perspective

By Jon Anderson / August 3, 2015 / 12 Comments

I read Candy’s post on low income housing…and I penned the following note.  In her openness to explore differing opinions, Candy suggested it would make a good counter-balance post. And she reminded me that the Dallas Morning News had an editorial Sunday about how southern Dallas housing is booming– Two of the city’s three hottest […]

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Dallas Housing Authority Chief MaryAnn Russ Responds to Community Outcry on Oak Lawn Project

By Joanna England / September 27, 2013 / 5 Comments

MaryAnn Russ, President and CEO of the Dallas Housing Authority, responded today for our request for comment regarding a meeting between the DHA and community advocates on Tuesday. We published a story Thursday about the public outcry over the Oak Lawn DHA project set for Kings Road, citing a letter sent from advocates running the Rezoning DHA website.

Jump for the letter in its entirety.

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Planned DHA Rezoning in Oak Lawn Increases Density, Decreases Parking, And Isn't Sustainable

By Joanna England / September 3, 2013 / 6 Comments

There used to be a time when I decried “NIMBYism.” It seemed shallow for some people to object to city developments that would be good for several people just because it would impact a nearby homeowner. That was before I bought my first home. Now, I’ll admit to having a few NIMBY moments of my […]

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