There are just 38 affordable units available to every 100 Indiana renters making 30% or less of the area media income, according to the report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Prosperity Indiana.
Community leaders form land trusts to tackle affordable housing shortage
A wide range of neighborhood organizations and residents think they’ve found an approach that could keep property affordable indefinitely.Read More
Demand swamps units at new disabled housing projects
Three developments have opened this fall: one just south of Indianapolis International Airport, one on the near-east side, and one in Fishers. A fourth is planned for Whitestown.Read More
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
City officials say they’re focused on a “test case” nuisance lawsuit and funding a range of programs to tackle persistent challenges with habitability, affordability and legal aid for tenants.
The City-County Council on Monday evening approved rezoning for a mixed-use, affordable housing project set for Fall Creek Place, overturning a Metropolitan Development Commission denial and ending months of pushback from some residents.
An almost 30-page policy agenda and a nearly 20-page action plan tackles the city’s diminishing stock of quality affordable rental housing.
The organization has for decades helped families secure mortgages and generally works with neighborhood development groups on a litany of development projects. It has been focused of late on transit-oriented multifamily developments near IndyGo’s Red Line. But single-family units are a newer focus.
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.