The Longview News Journal is reporting that the Longview area, a small-town region in Northeast Texas is over 1,000 affordable housing units short of what its population needs.
Laura Dupont, chair of the affordable housing task force, says it has not been easy getting all the neighborhoods in San Marcos to embrace the action plan, which is expected to be presented in October.
The goal of the strategy is to produce or preserve over 18,000 affordable homes as well as help people stay in affordable housing over the next 10-years.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will now allow private investment in its senior affordable housing portfolio. The move is being made due to Congress’ lack of appropriation of funds to maintain the over 125,000 apartment units built and funded by the government over the last 30-years.
The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) and partner NRP Group received a 9% tax credit from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
One of the primary amenities being offered by Foundation Communities at Foundation Village is an on-site community center and childcare.