Monthly Archives: May 2016

Report on Mixed Income Housing in Dallas Released by Urban Land Institute

The message to those attending the sold-out ULI North Texas Breakfast Forum this morning was clear:  it is time for Dallas to begin serious efforts to increase its supply of affordable and mixed-income housing.  Dallas has a very large population in need of housing that costs less than $2000 a month, and the supply is far below the demand.  Other Sunbelt cities that compete with the North Texas region have already instituted innovative approaches to help developers finance affordable housing projects or to incentivize inclusion of affordable units in mixed … Read More

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ULI North Texas What’s Next 2016: A Focus on Education & Real Estate

What You Missed: Keynote of Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College The quality and accessibility of municipal education systems have a tremendous influence on its real estate market. This year’s ULI What’s Next half day conference examined the many educational relationships that factor into location decisions across all product types and locations. Leading off the morning was Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, a historically African-American private college located in the Highland Hills neighborhood of Dallas, approximately 10 miles south of downtown. Dr. Sorrell’s unique background … Read More

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