Ann Arbor Housing Commission

Christopher Taylor
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In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks to Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor about environmental accomplishments in 2016 and the goals and objectives for 2017.


The City of Ann Arbor

It’s the start of a new fiscal year for Ann Arbor, and that means a lot for the city.


City of Ann Arbor

The city of Ann Arbor will host a public informational meeting on Wednesday regarding the Nixon Farms developments. 


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North Maple Estates housing project to see addition of environmental public art display.

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Ann Arbor Housing Commission to place 42 new units.

Courtesy Image / Mitchell and Mouat Architects

Two  affordable housing projects are planned in Ann Arbor that aim to create  sustainable and healthier lives for low-income residents. If it works as planned, it will also add economic and community benefit to the neighborhoods in which they reside. 

Overview

Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor's shift from public housing to a voucher based program is being helped by changes in federal policies.  Washtenaw County is receiving about $2.6 million in US Housing and Urban Development Grants. 


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The city of Ann Arbor will be dipping into funding reserves to help the Housing Commission deal with federal sequester budget cuts.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.