Affordable Housing Advisory Board members on Monday voted to recommend that the city assist four housing projects and three programs with funding, but not an eastern Lawrence project that aims to house primarily families with children.
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission members voted 7-2 Wednesday to deny a developer’s rezoning request that would have brought a 360-unit apartment complex one step closer to construction on the far eastern edge of town.
Planning commissioners on Wednesday will consider a developer’s rezoning request for an apartment complex that many Brook Creek residents fear would permanently change the character of their neighborhood.
Lawrence city commissioners approved a tweak that will open up more single residential lots to possibly be developed with two small affordable homes.
A proposed change would loosen restrictions on developing two small, affordable homes on certain types of single lots, potentially affecting more than 1,000 lots in Lawrence.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday said a developer’s request for tax incentives to build affordable housing for people ages 55 and up in downtown Lawrence aligned well with the city’s goals.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will consider a developer’s request for tax breaks to build 48 affordable units for people ages 55 and up in downtown Lawrence.
The City of Lawrence is now accepting applications for funding from the affordable housing trust fund.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday agreed to a $1.2 million expense to help Tenants to Homeowners acquire land near Holcom Park to potentially build workforce housing.
The Lawrence city manager shared updates Tuesday about a Pallet shelter village for people experiencing homelessness, possible merger with the Lawrence Community Shelter and more regarding the local affordable housing crisis.
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