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Affordable Housing in San Antonio

This week we talked with Dr. Christine Drennon, housing expert and professor at Trinity University.  We discovered a lot of challenges in making housing affordable, how the current models of affordable housing have not yet proved themselves as successful, and some opportunities we all have to work toward sustainable affordable housing for all. The below […]

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Government Land Policy & YIMBY Together for Affordable Housing

This week, we chat with Anthony Flint of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. We discuss how government land policies can artificially restrict land usage limiting density and therefore leading to artificial inflation of land values.  Not only does it lead to skyrocketing housing costs, but a smaller tax base, underutilization of space, and greenhouse […]

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Zoning Barriers to Affordable Housing

Mauricio Chacra: Alright, alright. Welcome back to another episode of the Doublewide Dudes. Today we’re joined by Mr. Daniel Mandelker, a professor over at Washington University. Thank you for joining us. [00:00:19] Alberto Pina: We’re doing the podcast on Zoom, which is a little different. Professor, how have you been adapting to the shelter in […]

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Next Step: An Organization Helping People with Sustainable Affordable Housing

Mauricio Chacra: [00:00:00] Welcome back to another episode of the Doublewide Dudes. Today we’re joined by Mr. Chris Nicely over at Next Step. Thanks for joining us, Chris. Chris Nicely: [00:00:08] I appreciate it and enjoy the opportunity. Thank you. Alberto Pina: [00:00:11] Yeah, we’re teleconferencing. We’ve got him on a zoom call, looking at […]

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Can’t Afford a Home? Welcome to the Middle Class.

Mauricio: Welcome back to another episode of the Doublewide Dudes. We’re gonna continue the conversation on the affordable housing crisis. AP, get that going. We’re still in the midst of the coronavirus Alberto Pina: Yeah, a lot of moving parts. You know, full disclosure to our listeners, we’re sitting here on March 17th, and by […]

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