Could land trusts keep housing affordable, avoid gentrification?
In a quest to create permanently affordable housing, about 25 Indianapolis community groups and development corporations have formed the Community Land Trust Coalition.Read More
Developers remain optimistic about multifamily developments in general across the city, but some believe additional affordable housing—and associated incentive deals—is needed.
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.
The council gave the green light Monday to RealAmerica LLC’s plan to build a 130-unit complex along the proposed Nickel Plate Trail that would include 65 apartments with rents based on income.
Birge & Held plans to rehabilitate the 304-unit community and target low- and moderate-income renters, who face a shortage of affordable housing.
Projects underway in Fishers, Westfield and Noblesville are aimed at addressing the lack of housing options for low- and middle-income earners in Hamilton County, but they will only make a dent.
Rufus “Bud” Myers is retiring as executive director of the Indianapolis Housing Agency after nearly 18 years in the position, the IHA announced Wednesday.
SEND’s investment is possible due to the group’s sale of the Wheeler Arts Community building in Fountain Square.
A historic downtown building half a block from the Central Library will undergo an $8.7 million face-lift&mdash.
The “2,000 homes” dashboard—named after a pledge by Mayor Joe Hogsett to “rehab, transform, or demolish” 2,000 homes in two years— allows residents to see addresses of blighted homes, their owners, and the type of city intervention they have received or will receive.
Teachers’ Village in the St. Clair Place neighborhood will consist of 21 new or rehabbed houses priced below market, with the help of about $3.1 million in subsidies.
Most of the homes not-for-profit NEAR develops in the area are priced below market and sold to lower-income buyers. But it has constructed a handful of houses aimed at market-rate buyers, demonstrating the faith it and other builders have in the neighborhood.
Affordable housing advocates are worried that a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Eric Holcomb will exacerbate what they say is a shortage of inexpensive options for Hoosier families.
Approved artists would co-own the renovated homes in the Garfield Park neighborhood and only pay half the cost of the property.
TWG Development’s plan to convert the century-old structure into senior housing units has hit a snag, as the project wasn’t awarded federal tax credits in the latest round of allocations.
Jennifer Green, an agency veteran who previously led the city’s efforts to develop Fall Creek Place, is the new president of Insight Development Corp.
With assistance from Near East Area Renewal, the neighborhood has seen 90 new or refurbished homes come on the market since 2010. And that number is expected to grow to 100 next year.
The Indianapolis Housing Agency hopes more landlords will participate in the program.