By Paul Snyder Madison’s shift toward owner-occupied housing in redeveloping the Allied Drive neighborhood threatens to drive out area residents who rely on rentals. “Most people in this area have been renters all their lives, and having more rental units would make it more affordable to residents here,” said Barry Hayes, treasurer of Allied Dunn’s [...]
Published: April 1, 2010
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Madison leaders knew something had to be done about Allied Drive, one of the roughest neighborhoods in the city.
By Paul Snyder The new year will bring big changes for the Madison planning department following Director Mark Olinger’s departure, effective Jan. 5. According to an e-mail to Common Council members and city staff attributed to Olinger, Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz has asked him to stay on as head of the Department of Planning & [...]
By Paul Snyder New rental units in Madison’s redeveloped Allied Drive neighborhood are leased and have a waiting list, but local officials fear condos and houses in the area would go begging. “When it comes to the home portion, I think some would be wonderful and I will keep fighting to make it as affordable [...]