Hemet considers new ways to boost housing

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 By MICHAEL PERRAULT The Press-Enterprise Hemet officials may have a new tool next month to create affordable housing: a community land trust. Community land trusts are nonprofit, community-based housing organizations that acquire land through purchases or donations and hold it in perpetuity, said Rick Jacobus, an Oakland-based consultant hired to look [...]

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SF Chronicle: Coffee Shops Perk Up Streets

Coffee shops perk up streets; SAN FRANCISCO; Cafes revitalize neighborhoods by providing safe gathering places, drawing other businesses Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer The San Francisco Chronicle (California) October 25, 2008 Neighborhoods like North Beach and Noe Valley are teeming with coffee shops, but head south and you're likely to find people clamoring for a [...]

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San Francisco's Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative

Mayor Newsom Announces Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative Unique program targets public, private resources to strengthen neighborhood business districts May 23, 2005 SAN FRANCISCO – Speaking at a national conference on urban commercial district revitalization held in San Francisco today, Mayor Newsom announced a new program to bolster neighborhood business districts – the Neighborhood Marketplace Initiative. The [...]

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