By the time I publish this post, our 1952 brick ranch on a busy Decatur corner will belong to someone else.
We have lived here for 12 years – longer than I have lived in any one place my entire life. We moved in with two cats, a toddler and a newborn and are leaving with two dogs, a teenager and an almost-teen.
I would be lying if I said that we never thought we’d move. We never really planned for this to be our “forever home.”
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This shortage is an ongoing national problem, driving up housing costs for both buyers and renters across the country.
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In addition to the physical space, each business owner is assigned a mentor from an existing Decatur business who will … Continue reading Decaturish: Three new businesses share the D.R.I.P in Decatur
A key challenge to building any affordable housing in Decatur is that the cost of land inside the city limits is now tops $1 million per acre. That, coupled with extremely high costs for labor and construction materials, makes it difficult to keep the finished product affordable to most metro residents. Continue reading Decatur’s affordable housing dilemma