Tag Archives: housing

City, Housing Channel Break Ground on East Arlington Housing Development

City and community leaders gathered Thursday in a vacant East Arlington lot to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Housing Channel’s new townhome construction project, Bel Air on Abram. In response to Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams’ appeal for new housing market initiatives in East Arlington, non-profit partner Housing Channel participated in the…

City, UTA and Housing Channel Collaborate to Build Affordable Home in East Arlington

On a windy, sunny Wednesday, nearly every sector of the community gathered at 820 Truman Street to celebrate an inventive and unique housing collaboration, known as Casa Cortile, that is bringing new affordable homeownership to Arlington. The house construction site, not far from AT&T Stadium, is a symbol of teamwork, hands-on…

Partnership Helping Homeownership Dreams Come True in Arlington

Arlington residents Sarah and Rudy Rosales have been busy these past few weeks, unpacking boxes, arranging furniture and deciding where to hang pictures in their new Sanford Street home. These tasks mark the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the couple, who became first-time homeowners in March after years of…

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Recognizes Arlington’s Successes

The City of Arlington recently received an exemplary performance evaluation from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on the administration of $4.7 million in federal housing and community development grant funds. The evaluation report provides an overview of accomplishments by the City of Arlington in the past program…

Community Meeting Provides Feedback

Sixty-two area residents attended a community meeting on Jan. 31 to discuss the High Oak Terrace project. The High Oak Terrace Apartments, built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished…

Vacant Lot Could Become City Park

For years, High Oak Terrace Apartments sunk into disrepair. Built in 1970 to provide housing to low-income residents, the 132-unit apartment became a magnet for drugs, prostitution, and other crime. With the help of federal grant funding, the apartments were demolished in 2005 with plans to build single-family homes on the…