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Dallas News Commentary Highlights St. Jude Center Progress

This insightful commentary from long-time Dallas News Columnist Robert Wilonsky illustrates the temerity of charity, business and government leaders and their collective efforts to renovate and occupy St. Jude Center. Who will come to the rescue to help house the senior homeless in northwest Dallas? We have names Robert Wilonsky, City Columnist From the ever-widening, […]

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St. Jude Center Opens with Help of $500K Grant from Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas

Grant Funded Rehabilitation of $5.9 Million Residential Complex for Homeless Seniors DALLAS, TEXAS, October 12, 2018 — A 2018 census conducted by Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) found that homelessness is no longer only a central city issue, and it’s become more severe. Exacerbating the problem was the fact that the city of Dallas lacked […]

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Dallas Mayor, others hail opening of $6M homeless facility

This original story appeared in the Dallas Morning News: By CORBETT SMITH Staff Writer corbettsmith@dallasnews.com NORTHWEST DALLAS  — At Wednesday’s grand opening of the St. Jude Center, Bobby Holmes stood at the door, resplendent in a black tuxedo. He was home. The 63-year-old Army vet is one of the first residents at the 104-unit, $6 million […]

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St. Jude Center Celebrates Grand Opening

NEW PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR OVER 100 HOMELESS SENIORS OPENS IN DALLAS Project Reflects Unique Collaboration Among Nonprofit Partners DALLAS – October 1, 2018 – Over 100 of Dallas’ current homeless population have a new place to call home with the newly opened St. Jude Center, a permanent supportive housing community (PSH) for homeless seniors. […]

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LaEstrella Begins Occupancy in Oak Cliff

LaEstrella, Oak Cliff’s new affordable urban townhome address, is reaching completion and now seeing move-ins as more buyers qualify for financing within the income limitations established for potential homeowners. Developed in cooperation with the City of Dallas, LaEstrella is seen as the place where low income meets high expectations. Built on-time and with budget, the […]

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Assessing Dallas’ Affordable Housing Crisis

The combination of strong population and job growth has increased the demand for all types of housing in Dallas since 2010.  Other economic factors, notably the cost of building new housing, have created a crisis in availability of affordable housing.  Joe Dingman, Treasurer of the Catholic Housing Initiative, recently spoke about this at a meeting […]

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