“Low income should not be confused with low quality,” Kevin says. “These homes are very well built.” He says he likes working with the families, and enjoys the everchanging work as the houses progress. “It was exciting to see the walls go up, the roofs go on, then the windows and now thefamilies are installing kitchen cabinets and flooring.”
Google does it again. Raising the bar and leading the way for other companies. Providing jobs also means providing affordable housing. The tech giant is teaming with Housing Trust Silicon Valley to back two affordable housing projects
In Hoboken, the 1988 Affordable Housing Ordinance (AHO) aims to counter the historical gentrification that has affected Hoboken’s diverse demographic. As with many communities, Hoboken is struggling to provide the affordable housing that will help it maintain its culture and diversity.
With the dramatic drop in income for countless people due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions fell behind in their rent or mortgage payments. The federal government helped for a month or two. Now our cities and rural areas are filled with people in deep financial trouble, facing frightening consequences of not being able to make their monthly payments.
How can we make the new apartments as comfortable and livable as possible? On February 12, OTSH conducted a public forum to inform the community about the four units we are planning to build at 963 Pope St. While our first responsibility was to alert the neighborhood about upcoming changes Read more…