http://mv-voice.com/square/print/2013/01/25/disabled-adults-to-have-a-place-of-their-own


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Disabled adults to have a place of their own

Original post made on Jan 25, 2013

The City Council approved a 27-unit apartment project Tuesday night that will provide homes affordable to adults living with disabilities.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 25, 2013, 12:50 PM

Comments

Posted by susan, a resident of Castro City
on Jan 25, 2013 at 2:39 pm

It sounds like a handpicked few will benefit. I wonder when true "affordable housing" will actually happen for those in need.


Posted by Rich, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jan 25, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Hmm. 10.3 million for 27 tiny apartments. Nearly $1,000 per square foot.

Somebody is playing with a different definition of "affordable" than I am used to.


Posted by Christopher Parkinson, a resident of Willowgate
on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:03 pm

400 square foot studios have a market rent of about $1300 a unit the affordable amount should be about $800. Who makes up the difference? We do need more affordable housing for the elderly as there is a shortage. Maybe some of that gas tax money for transit centers and BRE.


Posted by Gary, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jan 25, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Did I read that right? $176,000 to relocate 6 households? 30 grand a family?


Posted by ice cream man, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm

now McCalister can hire some of these folks to work in his ice cream shop for minimum wage