affordable housing

15 Developers of Color Present Affordable Housing Projects in Dallas Equitable Development Initiative Pitch

by | Nov 21, 2022
Capital Impact Partners launched the initiative in Dallas last April to unleash talent that is ready to work with local neighborhoods for uplifting solutions.

One developer is already putting finishing touches on 26 affordable homes this year.
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Innovan Neighborhoods Launches Community Developers Roundtable to Fuel ‘Catalytic Real Estate Development’
by | Sep 21, 2022
Local developer and consulting firm Innovan Neighborhoods is leading the roundtable's efforts to increase affordable housing in the region while accelerating the revitalization of underserved communities around Dallas. With initial funding from JPMorgan Chase, "flexible capital" could help boost needed projects. "When we put funds and resources behind innovative solutions, we can see neighborhoods and communities set up for long-term success,” says Maggie Parker, Innovan's founder and managing partner.
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Frisco Startup Homz Launches to Address Housing Shortage With Urban Communities Across the U.S.
by | Jul 28, 2022
Over the next five years, Homz wants to break ground on 50 communities across the country. The mixed-use projects would include build-to-rent single-family homes and four multifamily brands that are designed to meet the needs of renters at "each stage of their lives."

The company's leaders say they're focused on a triple bottom line approach to building sustainable, attainable housing communities.
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Executive Director of DFW’s Urban Land Institute: How CRE Professionals Can Help Build ‘Sustainable, Thriving Communities’
by | Apr 7, 2022

As the relatively new executive director of the Urban Land Institute Dallas-Fort Worth, Tamela Thornton promotes dialogues and actions in commercial real estate that lead to transformed communities. ...

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Mattye Gouldsby Jones on Opportunities in Affordable Housing in Dallas-Fort Worth

by | Mar 16, 2022
There's interest by developers from across the country to build affordable housing here, says Jones, a director at Coats Rose and public policy chair at The Real Estate Council.

Stakeholders can embrace the opportunity, the attorney says. The investment in affordable housing "will be catalytic and will beget economic vibrancy."
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Veritex Bank, Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Award $750K to Create Affordable Housing for the Local LGBTQ Community
by | Jan 25, 2021
The $20.5 million project, developed by the Resource Center of Dallas and Volunteers of America, will provide LGBTQ older adults (62+) with affordable rental housing. An artist's rendering by architecture firm Perkins & Will shows the current concept for the apartments that will be located near Maple Avenue and Mockingbird Lane in Dallas.
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CitySquare is Building “a More Equitable Future” for Dallas by Creating Affordable Housing—and Showing How Real Estate Professionals Can Help Drive Change
by | Oct 27, 2020
From tiny homes and modern shipping container housing to job training, healthcare services and a food pantry, CitySquare is turning poverty into hope.
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Frito Lay’s Joan Cetera [DI composite. Photo: Frito Lay]

Q+A: PepsiCo Foods North America’s Joan Cetera on Frito-Lay’s Local Community Efforts

by | Jul 16, 2020
Through Southern Dallas Thrives and Frito-Lay's collaboration with Volunteers of America, the Plano-based company continues to support causes in the Dallas region and beyond.
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