Saturday, June 10, 2006

Housing Boom Leaves Charities Landless

Pensacola News Journal reporter Derek Pivnick scores again today with a front page report about the limited supply of lots for building affordable housing by charities like Habitat for Humanity and redevelopment agencies like the Neighborhood Enterprise Foundation. In Escambia County, HFH has no more available lots. In Santa Rosa, there are just 20 left.

It looks like a national trend. Also today, the Washington Post is running a front page article on the same subject: "Donations Take the Hit As Housing Prices Rise.

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