Meet Olga! Olga is one of our regional coordinators and has been with Portfolio Resident Services for almost a decade. She is a San Antonio native and has been operating as a coordinator and mentor within her hometown’s area and surrounding regions for many years. If there is one thing we could tell you aboutContinue reading “How PRS is Impacting Communities One Lunch at a Time”
The difference in Houstonian neighborhoods less than 15 miles apart from each other is concerning. Life expectancies and future incomes are much less in majority minority neighborhoods compared to the higher income areas right next to these communities. These are roots that were laid out at the beginning of the region’s history, but it is anContinue reading “The Future of Affordable Housing in Gulfton “
The town of Yellow Springs, Ohio, will not move forward with an affordable housing development after Chappelle, 48, and other locals spoke against the building plan during a meeting on Monday. The proposition would have seen Oberer Homes add low-income homes to their upcoming development instead of just single-family homes that start above $300,000, according to Dayton DailyContinue reading “Dave Chappelle Helps Block Ohio Town’s Affordable Housing Plan, Threatens to Pull His Investments”
“This law mandated that all tenement apartments have an outside window and that each apartment required its own toilet facilities.” By: Lauren OrrDallas, Texas Share on facebook Share on linkedin The term “affordable housing crisis” has become part of American vernacular and is first thought of as a wholly modern issue. However, citizens ofContinue reading “The American Affordable Housing Crisis Explained: 1850-1940”
The state of Texas experienced another unprecedented crisis within a month of the one-year anniversary of the initial COVID-19 lockdown: Winter Storm Uri.
Renters & The Effects of Covid-19 By: Lauren Orr Dallas, Texas Share on facebook Share on linkedin In the United States, there are less than 7 million affordable homes and housing options for the more than 11 million extremely low-income families and individuals that require housing, according to research conducted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. This crisis has been exacerbated byContinue reading “Affordable Housing, Renters, & the Effects of Covid-19”
By: Lauren OrrDallas, Texas Share on facebook Share on linkedin There are four sections in the American Relief Plan, or Bill 1319, that became law March 11, 2021, that are related to rental assistance, emergency housing vouchers, housing counseling, and homelessness assistance and supportive services programs. Section 3201: Emergency Rental Assistance This section of the bill details howContinue reading “Assistance for Residents in the American Relief Plan”