Affordable Housing Bond

Atlanta, Georgia

First Wave of Affordable Housing Bonds Ratified in Atlanta

A down payment on a $100 million investment in affordable housing is moving forward in Atlanta.

January 6, 2021 - The Atlanta Voice

Atlanta Skyline

Affordable Housing Bond Sale Proposal Under Review in Atlanta

A new proposal could lead to legislation that sweeps $100 million into Atlanta's housing market to build affordable housing and purchase key land for future development.

August 31, 2020 - Saporta Report

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Portland Surpassing Its Housing Bond Targets

Three years after passing a $256 million housing bond, city officials in Portland, Oregon, report that over 1,400 units of affordable housing will result from planned and completed projects.

September 30, 2019 - The Oregonian

Downtown Charlotte

Affordable Housing Tipping Point in Charlotte

Charlotte saw the writing on the wall, and decided to act decisively in addressing its lack of affordable housing options.

February 20, 2019 - Governing

Charlotte North Carolina

For Many Charlotte Residents, Affordable Housing Still Isn’t Affordable

Over the last decade and a half, the city has put millions of dollars into affordable housing. But the help is not reaching Charlotte’s neediest residents.

October 25, 2018 - The Charlotte Observer

Downtown Los Angeles

California's 15 Housing Bills Won't Do Enough

At a new affordable housing project in a low-income neighborhood of San Francisco, Gov. Brown signed the package Friday that places a $4 billion housing bond on the ballot next year, adds a $75 real estate transaction fee, and streamlines permitting.

October 2, 2017 - Los Angeles Times


Critical Housing Bills Pass California Legislature on Final Day

The California legislature ended its season on Friday, handing Gov. Jerry Brown a third major victory. After passing landmark legislation earlier in transportation and climate change, a slate of controversial housing bills await his signature.

September 17, 2017 - The Mercury News

Atlanta Skyline Dusk

Atlanta Approves $40 Million Affordable Housing Bond

The city of Atlanta is building new housing, but very little of it is affordable. A new bond is intended to make a dent in that trend.

March 8, 2017 - WABE

Seattle City Council

Seattle City Council Parts With Mayor on Affordable Housing Funds

Political drama connected to the funding of affordable will require changes to the mayor's proposed city budget.

November 18, 2016 - The Seattle Times

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