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Colorado – Homeowners at Centennial look to government for financial help

Homeowners at Centennial look to government for financial help | Aspen Daily News OnlineCentennial homeowners, facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in repairs to their aging affordable housing units, are once again calling on local government to help them financially. In a three-page letter sent to Aspen City Council in May, the Centennial homeowners association requested a meeting with elected officials to discuss using public funds dedicated to affordable housing to sustain what already exists, rather than building more subsidized units.

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Illinois – Chicago program turns vacant condo buildings into affordable rentals

Chicago program turns vacant condo buildings into affordable rentalsAs the housing market enters a new year of watching and waiting for stability to return, there is also some action afoot: Efforts are expected to take shape to tackle the vast swath of empty homes and fill them with residents — and in many cases, renters.

California – SF Condo Owners’ Suit Rejected by Appeals Court

SF condo owners’ suit rejected by appeals courtA state appeals court has refused to let dozens of San Francisco property owners drop out of a program that required them to set some units aside for low- and moderate-income housing when they converted their apartment houses to condominiums. The so-called Below Market Rate program dates from 1979 and was the first of several efforts by the city to maintain a supply of affordable housing during condo conversions.

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Rhode Island: Hope Village affordable housing plan faces opposition

Hope Village affordable housing plan faces opposition | The Valley BreezeSCITUATE – “Fast Track” is the euphemism for the affordable housing law that a developer is employing to build below-market-price condominiums in Hope Village, but neighbors opposed to the proposal told the Plan Commission “skirting town regulations” that otherwise would bar the buildings is more apt.