By Amy Reinholds
The previous Board of Trustees (BOT) for the Town of Lyons passed an affordable housing resolution in April 2016, specifying a goal of 10% affordable housing stock in Lyons with a list of possible housing policies and incentives that future boards can use to accomplish that goal.

 

COMMENTARY: What's the Future for Affordable Housing in Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds
This week marked the 4th anniversary of the flooding that greatly affected our community and destroyed about seventy homes that were not rebuilt. To see some signs of continued recovery, I hope you were able to attend yesterday's Habitat for Humanity ground blessing ceremony, the tours of Bohn Park, and

 

 

COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?

By Amy Reinhold

Ever since the 2013 flood, and even earlier, Town of Lyons leaders, homeowners, and the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) have been talking about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as a possible solution to provide more options for affordable rentals in town. As of Monday night, the first homeowners to participate in the Town of Lyons ADU process got the first step of approval from the PCDC. Next it will go to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on May 1.

 

COMMENTARY: What’s The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds
No news on new affordable housing this past week; no meetings were held. However, a few thoughts about media and music are on my mind.

Ever since the flood, my senses are heightened about media coverage about our town; what accurately captured our varied experiences in town, and what misrepresented our experiences

 

COMMENTARY: What’s The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds
I’ve got a short update this week about another postponement of the final plat and subdivision improvement agreement for Second Avenue and Park Street subdivision for six proposed Habitat for

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