Archived Stories and Events.
04/18/2009 LJW article on Tenants to Homeowners’ new affordable rental project. “It is still around $500 to $600 for a lot of studio apartments in Lawrence,” Buford said. “If your income is $1,000 a month, how are you supposed to make that work?”
04/20/2008 LJW article on the collaborative effort to rehabilitate 1120 Rhode Island and turn it into an affordable home. “It’s a great example of how several organizations can come together.”
03/14/2008 LJW article on energy efficient home design. “The project is one of nearly a dozen energy-efficient homes being built north of 19th Street along Bullene Avenue for Tenants to Homeowners, which is requiring that each of the homes meet federal Energy Star standards set by the U.S. Department of Energy.”
12/14/06 LJW article on affordable housing incentives “Rebecca Buford, executive director of Lawrence’s Tenants to Homeowners, said she thought the incentives-based idea was a worthy one.” [click here to go to the full text of the online article at the Lawrence Journal World website]
3/6/07 LJW article: TTH & County Commission reach lease agreement “An agreement that could lead to new residential development in the 1100 block of Rhode Island was reached Monday between Douglas County and Tenants to Homeowners Inc.” [click here to go to the full text of the online article at the Lawrence Journal World website.]
There are plenty of signs that Rebecca Buford is not your typical Lawrence real estate developer. [click here to go to the full text of the online article at the Lawrence Journal World website]
Tenants to Homeowners will use land trust to keep prices low on single-family units. Lawrence’s Tenants to Homeowners organization plans to soon begin work on its largest affordable housing project yet.
“City leaders search for solution to high housing costs”
by Laura McHugh. Interviews with Rebecca Buford (TTH Executive Director) and recent TTH client.