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December 31, 2009
'Prelude of Woodbury' in early development stages
Phil Dommer is banking on the assumption that people increasingly want elderly relatives to age in a home-like setting rather than in a large institutional facility. Dommer's Emmaus Companies is planning construction of Prelude of Woodbury, an assisted living campus providing 24-hour...
December 31, 2009 - 9:03am
December 17, 2009
HRA assured 2010 levy support
The Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority will get property tax funding in 2010, but may have to fight for that support in future years. County property owners will kick in $3.33 million toward HRA programs next year, a slight increase over current funding. County...
December 17, 2009 - 8:44am
December 16, 2009
Housing planned for seniors, physically disabled
Seniors and people with physical disabilities may have a new affordable housing option in Woodbury. The city will negotiate with the nonprofit...
December 16, 2009 - 9:08am
November 12, 2009
Royal Oaks seeks a sign of neighborhood pride
One of Woodbury's oldest neighborhoods wants a little piece of the prestige enjoyed by new homeowner associations - without the regulations. A group of Royal Oaks residents is asking neighbors to help fund construction of a stone entrance monument. A sign at the neighborhood's main...
November 12, 2009 - 9:06am
November 2, 2009
Interest in city loans grows
The number of local residents using new city loans to help finance home purchases is growing. The city saw 10 first-time homebuyer and foreclosure purchase loans approved by late October. Another 10 loans - five from each program - are to be closed by mid-November. "There's additional...
November 2, 2009 - 9:04am
August 7, 2009
City looks to expand senior living options
Wanted: Developer to build affordable housing for seniors. Contact: City of Woodbury. The city is seeking senior-living construction proposals...
August 7, 2009 - 11:26am
July 31, 2009
City seeks senior-housing developer
Wanted: Developer to build affordable housing for seniors. Contact: City of Woodbury. The city is seeking senior-living construction proposals for a 2.2-acre parcel in the City Walk development. City Walk's overall development plan calls for a 45-unit, environmentally friendly,...
July 31, 2009 - 2:41pm
July 24, 2009
Cedar Bluff reaching the end
The Cedar Bluff Homestead saga may be finally coming to end, but possibly not a happy one for developer Len Pratt. At the July 21 meeting of the Afton City Council, Pratt gave a presentation and an update on the proposed developments, which would be Afton's first clustered housing...
July 24, 2009 - 10:05am
June 29, 2009
HRA will apply for homelessness prevention funds for projects
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted in two separate actions Tuesday, June 23 authorize staff request for more federal stimulus dollars for housing projects. The board voted to authorize the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) to apply for $1.3...
June 29, 2009 - 1:25pm
May 19, 2009
Board approves project funding for affordable housing programs
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted May 12 for final approval of more than $1 million in federal grants that will be allocated to three affordable housing projects in Washington County. The county received the federal dollars from the 2009 Community Development Block...
May 19, 2009 - 10:47am
May 15, 2009
County board approves housing programs
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Annual Action Plan. Three proposals were approved for 2009 to provide additional low-income housing in Washington County.
May 15, 2009 - 1:26pm
April 28, 2009
Novak named to citizen advisory committee
The Washington County Board of Commissioners appointed Marisa Novak of Woodbury to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) Board of Commissioners to a first term expiring Dec. 31, 2011. The purpose of the HRA Board is to undertake certain types of housing and redevelopment...
April 28, 2009 - 1:09pm
April 15, 2009
Viewpoint: It's simple - Fix housing, fix the economy
As policy makers at the State Capitol debate how to invest resources and speed our state's recovery from recession, I urge them to remember that to fix housing is to fix the economy. Investments in affordable housing will stabilize the housing market, create jobs and provide families...
April 15, 2009 - 6:43am
March 10, 2009
County board allocates federal funds for affordable housing
Affordable housing projects in Woodbury, Oakdale and Oak Park Heights are likely to receive federal grant dollars via Washington County later this year. The county's board of commissioners voted March 3 to approve funding recommendations and released for public comment the draft...
March 10, 2009 - 1:20pm
February 18, 2009
Plakut secures $6.4M HUD grant
Marvin Plakut of Woodbury has secured a $6.4 million HUD grant for low-income senior housing in St. Paul. "This... grant will allow us to proceed with building what will become the centerpiece of neighborhood renewal efforts in St. Paul's Frogtown," said Plakut, president and CEO...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am