AFFORDABLE HOUSING SERIES

Is there a road mapto affordable housing?

12/7/18

Last in a seriesGREENFIELD — As the mayor walked up to activists protesting shutdown of the homeless encampment on the Greenfield Common this...

Perseverance provides a home in recovery

12/7/18

GREENFIELD — As people kept asking Devon DeKorver when she would open the sober house she’s been working toward for years,  she started to feel the...

GREENFIELD — People tend to know Larry Thomas as patient, as positive, as the guy who always will stop, say ‘Hi’ and ask how you’re doing. At a...

Fifth in a series GREENFIELD — Increased costs of maintaining rental properties, expanding regulations, shifting demographics and too few...

GREENFIELD – When John Counter came to the Greenfield Housing Authority as its executive director in 2010, the first housing issue he had read...

Fourth in a series GREENFIELD — Before she got her Section 8 rent voucher, before she became the tenant president of Oak Courts, before she was...

Third in a series GREENFIELD — Wendy Perry is the woman you see sitting on the ground next to Green Fields Market selling her homemade earrings and...

Second in a series GREENFIELD — Five years ago a report warned the county: Make affordable housing a priority or else see your communities suffer...

​​​​​First in a seriesGREENFIELD — Crawling into the space under the wooden steps of a decrepit Bank Row building, Ralph Provost was shivering. It...

Out of jail, in recovery and struggling

12/3/18

GREENFIELD — Finally spotting a place that he could afford to rent, Steven “Skip” Sommer headed over to view the apartment. “The first thing out of...



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