◀︎return to newslistFor midtown campus, ‘We don’t want a place that is “them” and “us” ’

May 7, 2020 – 

Loftin said Homewise was among 14 applicants to submit ideas for smaller projects within the campus site, initially “pushing to do 30 [percent] to 40 percent affordable,” he said. But while affordable homes will be important, he said creating mixed-income possibilities will add financial feasibility and social diversity.

“Market-rate homes can help pay for affordable homes,” he said. “If we do mixed income, we can get more units of affordable housing. The mix of income is really important. We don’t want a place that is ‘them’ and ‘us.’ ”