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One San Mateo Meeting

When:

7 P.M. Wednesday
December 12

Where:

The Congregational Church of San Mateo
225 Tilton Ave. San Mateo

The next meeting of One San Mateo will take place this coming Wednesday, December 12 from 7 to 8:45 pm. 71 more words

News

HUD Awards $4.6 Million in HUD-VASH Funding

In a press release published earlier today, HUD announced a second round of HUD-VASH vouchers being funded. The Department will be providing $4.6 million, in the form of 424 vouchers, to housing authorities around the country to help homeless veterans find permanent homes. 50 more words

Affordable Housing

Five things that should keep us up at night.

1. When will there bean economic downturn?

Actually, we will probably experience a slow down before we hit the next recession. In terms of development activity, our “success” is hurtling us towards a regional inflationary period, with land costs and construction costs leading the way. 600 more words

Tenants talk strategy at town hall

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

With Democrats having taken the State Senate last month, local elected officials and tenant advocates held a town hall last week, essentially to rally the troops for what will still be a battle to pass tenant-friendly legislation next year. 663 more words

Politics

NAHRO Comments on DHS Public Charge Proposed Rule

The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials opposes the proposed rule due to its negative impact on immigrant families and the additional negative consequence of inefficient use of limited social service funds.

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Affordable Housing

Are Secondary Suites Great Investments?

In an era of rapidly rising building costs and tighter mortgage lending restrictions, homeowners are increasingly looking for ways to make their homes affordable.  The alternative to buying is trying to find rental accommodation in an ever tighter rental market with rising rental rates and fewer choices among low vacancies.  848 more words

Economy

Legalization's Effect On Housing - The Road to Gentrification?

Medicinal and recreational cannabis shops do a great job of generating tax revenue for their respective communities. However, they also effect the homes and businesses that surround them. 583 more words

Massachusetts