The City Wasn’t Spending Its Home Repair Funds, So Council Removed a Key Barrier
The city stood up a fund to help residents pay for housing repairs. But many lack home insurance, which was one of the city’s requirements. In response, the Council did away with it and hope to help hundreds of Dallasites stay in their homes.
By Bethany Erickson and Jeffrey Ruiz
The City Council Approved Adding Racial Equity Components to its Housing Policy. What Comes Next?
Council unanimously approved 11 resolutions to add racial equity to its existing housing policy. Now the real work begins: funding it all.
By Audrey McClure
Dallas May Be OK With Modest Density Increases, But Would It Help?
Dallas homeowners are OK with slight increases in density via ADUs, duplexes, and triplexes, but the city doesn’t make it easy to build these things.
The Dallas Company Fighting Housing Discrimination One Home at a Time
High Opportunity Neighborhood Partners believes it can make money and serve voucher holders by providing them with a quality home.
Dallas Knows More About Evictions Than Ever Before, Just in Time for a New Surge
Before the pandemic, the city of Dallas knew very little about how many evictions were being filed. We now have the data. So what will Dallas do with what it has learned?
By Matt Goodman
This North Dallas Hotel Will Be Permanent Housing for Those Experiencing Homelessness
Catholic Charities and its partners are converting a hotel into 180 efficiency residences complete with support for social services.
How Can Dallas Employers Create Health Equity?
Access to transportation, education, housing, and quality food are all becoming issues employers are looking to address.
Meet The Investor Bringing Housing, Groceries, and Clinics to High Need Areas in Dallas
Michael Yorba and the Advance Community Fund are taking advantage of investment incentives to make change.
By Mariah Terry
Commercial Real Estate
5 Risks to Dallas’ Economic Growth And Affordable Housing Efforts
Capital that once focused on coastal cities has shifted to Dallas. Mintwood Real Estate leader Katy Slade on how to ensure the economic impact benefits all.
By Katy Slade
Council Discusses the Difficulty of Building Granny Flats
A year and a half since an ordinance allowing the rentable second units, only two homeowners have taken advantage. But on Monday, Council was lukewarm about clearing red tape.
By Shawn Shinneman