It was the most-active July for single-family construction permit filings since 2006, when 746 permits were filed during the month.
The purchases are part of the group’s $15 million plan is to preserve or create 1,000 affordable housing units within walking distance of IndyGo routes over the next five years.
The Central Indiana Community Foundation’s new five-year plan focuses on making Indianapolis a more inclusive city, a goal it hopes to achieve partly by training 5,000 community leaders and residents about institutional racism.
New Indianapolis Housing Agency Executive Director John Hall is charged with sorting out the agency’s finances and improving the city’s federally funded voucher program.
Median household incomes have dropped in a full third of Indianapolis ZIP codes since 2000. Inequality is growing across the city.
The effects of Habitat home ownership include increased higher education attainment, better financial security and reduced stress.
The money will be used to make repairs and improvements to public housing units, as well as providing housing counseling to struggling consumers.
Programs across Indianapolis that provide housing and support to the homeless are bemoaning a $687,540 decrease in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding this year.
The Indianapolis Housing Agency will receive $2.6 million.
Wheeler Mission Ministries Inc. said Wednesday that it has received a donation from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust that will allow it to start construction on a new facility next to its shelter at 520 E. Market St. in downtown Indianapolis.
Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County is dedicated to working in partnership with low-income families in Hamilton County under the conviction that every person should have a simple, decent, affordable place to live in safety and dignity.
A Bartholomew County not-for-profit affordable housing development group is preparing to fight in Indiana Tax Court a denial of its property-tax exemption. The denial has put the organization
$200,000 in debt and its rental homes in danger of tax foreclosure.
The not-for-profit that offers alternative sentencing to women with young children will quadruple its capacity with move to former assisted-living facility on Michigan Road.
Indianapolis has lagged in making payments to not-for-profit developers executing a huge federal program to rehab neighborhoods, putting a strain on those groups and setting the city behind in spending its share of the money.
Lilly Endowment Inc. is continuing its decades-long support of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, awarding the not-for-profit a $6.3 million grant to help low- and middle-income families become homeowners.