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Affordable Housing along Transit Corridors

By Mike Dobbins Dec. 1 – Below I outline how transit agencies might use funds from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to address the equity purpose of the act in concert with meeting the affordable housing crisis. Lower income people, often lacking cars yet more bound to their work locations, suffer greater […]

Infrastructure funds to support affordable housing

By Mike Dobbins Nov. 13 – The lack of affordable shelter is a growing national crisis. The City of Atlanta, thankfully, rejected a misguided effort in October 2021 fall to upzone single family neighborhoods, a strategy that has proven to fail affordability aspirations in other cities. Here’s what we’re exploring instead: Identify sources of massive public […]