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Low-cost housing need triggers ballot measure

Low-cost housing need triggers ballot measure

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​With survey results showing strong support for developing more low-income housing, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved placing a housing measure on the November election ballot. ​At their July 7 meeting, supervisors approved ballot measure language on allowing the county “to obtain state and federal funding to

A newly redesigned ‘The Village’ finally reaches the City Council

More but smaller residential buildings, fewer residents, more parking, solar panels, complex moved to the east away from Westwood Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council will take two nights this week to ponder The Village, the student housing project proposed for the Craftsmans Mall site on St. Louis Road.

ACRH wants to see what HSU blacked out in The Village document dump

Mad River Union ARCATA – They who hold “The Village” student housing project in low esteem and want it replaced with a less dense alternative are asking for more documents detailing Humboldt State University’s involvement with the developers. A Public Records Act request by Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing recently resulted in a 369-page document

Deadlocked Planco punts Village to council

Note: This story appeared in the May 16 edition of the Union. Updates appear at the end of the story. – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An even-numbered Planning Commission last week deadlocked 2–2 on approval of findings required for The Village student housing complex. But that doesn’t end consideration of

‘The Village’ student community – last call for Craftsman’s Mall?

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A new housing project will, if created as designed, give 800 students modern new accommodations near Humboldt State. It will also transform a centrally located but relatively obscure 11 acres from industrial to residential, increasing Arcata’s population by 4.5 percent. “The Village,” which would be sited on

McKinleyville Legal Battle Ends

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The terms of a settlement reached in a lawsuit filed by McKinleyville against the County of Humboldt may have a profound effect when it comes to planning and park funding in unincorporated communities. The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) and the County of Humboldt signed the settlement agreement