Category: Rural Neighborhoods in the Media

Rural Neighborhoods Argues Against Changes to Impact Fees

As Collier County officials are trying to encourage development of more modest housing for families of nurses, police officers and teachers, they have shifted more of the burden of paying for new roads, schools and other necessities to the very homes those working families can afford, an analysis by the Naples Daily News shows. Read… Read more »

Making Farmworker Housing Mainstream

Cypress Cove is among the recent developments to benefit from the Tax Credit Assistance Program and the exchange funds that Congress passed as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to bolster LIHTC construction during the economic turndown. Read the article AFH Making Farmworker Housing Mainstream 2012

Case Study: Rural Neighborhoods

National public accounting firm Cohn Reznick Group profiles Rural Neighborhoods in a short video. Tom Neibaur, Director of Operations says, “We can put up the bricks and mortar, that’s the easy part. We could never have mastered the finance and accounting intricacies of our project without Cohn Reznick Group’s help.” Please click on the full… Read more »

Florida Growers Don’t Have to Provide Migrant Housing

Haven site May 5th, for construction of a 3,944-square-foot project consisting of 80 apartment units. The project is different than other projects, because it will also accommodate local low-income families. “We have different types of communities, and this is a family community where only 40 percent are for agricultural workers,” Kirk said. “The other (units)… Read more »