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Our Strength is Our Communities

Every five years, the Regional Economic Development Center Serving Southern NH (REDC) hosts visioning sessions to give folks in its service area an opportunity to participate in the creation of the goals that will guide their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the next five years.  Among other things, participants at each of these visioning […]

A couple of bona fide young people having fun at Taco Tuesday with the Workforce Housing Coalition!

Housing Policy with a Side of Beer, Please!

It is autumn in New Hampshire. The temperatures are cooling, pumpkin spice is back, and we are in the thick of conference season! I attend a fair amount of conferences and other events for work and, not surprisingly, I am often the youngest person in the room. Is this because young people don’t care or […]

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Art for Change

The artists who lived in Portsmouth in the 1970s can’t afford to live here anymore. Russ Grazier, Co-Founder and CEO of Portsmouth Music & Arts Center, went on to elaborate on this cyclical phenomenon: artists are attracted to depressed areas they can afford; they invest in these communities through their art; the communities become attractive […]

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My Housing Story: Hilary Lane

Not long ago, I wrote about what millennials want. Well, don’t take my word for it! To further demystify what the millennial generation wants, I took my own advice and asked a millennial! This series, My Housing Story, will shine a spotlight on the experiences of young people living in New Hampshire.  Meet Hilary Lane! […]

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Demystifying Millennials: What Type of Housing Do Millennials Want?

Sometime this year, millennials, who are roughly between the ages of 23 and 38 years old, will overtake baby boomers as the nation’s largest adult generation.  I, a millennial myself, spend a lot of time listening to and reading about what millennials want. (If only there was a millennial around to ask, right?) Here’s a […]

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Cool Places to Live: Bradley Commons

Last fall, the City of Dover got some much-needed workforce housing thanks to The Housing Partnership! Bradley Commons, a mixed-use workforce housing project in downtown Dover, sits on the former site of St. Charles Church. The 39 one-, two-, and three-bedroom income-restricted apartment units rented out in just 90 days, which speaks to the demand […]