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New Affordable Housing Could Be Coming to Medford

New Affordable Housing Could Be Coming to Medford

Posted: Wed Sep 19 18:48:34 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Sep 19 18:48:35 PDT 2018

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housing crisis-intro y they are thinking about building cottages like these. these were built in the 1930s and 1940s. their size is what makes them affordable. linda estrada says "i'm happy here" linda estrada has live in this small cottage for about a year now linda estrada says "i'm not able to do a whole lot so yeah the smaller house and i like it too because they're separate." she says it's nice to have her own somebody to or if you are going to be gone all you have to say is i'm going to be gone would you keep an eye on the place." medford is looking at changing their city's ordinance to allow affordable housing homes like the cottage linda lives here in the city of medford in other comunities around the rogue valley and really throughout the united states." the cottages linda lives in were built in the 1930s/1940s. matt brinkley planning director for the city of medford says "this particular housing type in medford provides which we call naturally occuring affordable housing." having the city ordinance change would allow more plots of land to have these smaller affordable homes. linda estrada says "i like it." matt is bringing the discussion of these small homes to the city council study session. the city council study session meeting on these homes will be next monday the 24th at 6p-m. live in medford leah thompson newswatch 12. [a43]follow up-stinger good will is no longer accepting "e"
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