Pretty Much Official

By Leah Cantor Santa Fe City Council cements final steps in handing over cash and land to Siler development for artist housing For the past five years, Santa Fe has skeptically waited for the vision of an affordable, sustainably built, solar-powered, community and arts oriented development on Siler Road to become a reality. On Wednesday, the City
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Siler Yard Arts + Creativity Center Community Celebration at Tumbleroot!

New Mexico Inter-Faith Housing & Creative Santa Fe,along with over two dozen community partnershave been working on Siler Yard for nearly a decade! This 100% solar-powered affordable housing projectwas just awarded funding to move forward,and we want to celebrateeveryone who has helped us get here and toast to making it happen!  *Tumbleroot will offer drinks specials & snacks will be provided by Alicia’s!

Santa Fe Tries—Again—to Make Affordable Housing for Artists a Reality

by Eileen Cunniffe, Nonprofit Quarterly Nearly three years ago, the city of Santa Fe agreed to donate five acres of land for a project that already had been discussed for more than a decade: an affordable housing community for artists, in a city known for its artists. As reported last week in Next City,Santa Fe remains
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Santa Fe Artist Housing Backers Hope Third Time’s the Charm

By Emily Nonko In the early days of 2019, a proposal for affordable artist housing in Santa Fe, New Mexico, went before the City Council—again. At the meeting, the city of Santa Fe re-committed $2.1 million (which included land valued at $1.3 million) for the $16.3 million, 65-unit project on the former site of the
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Santa Fe City Council again backs affordable arts community on Siler Road

by Daniel Chacón, Santa Fe New Mexican The city of Santa Fe once again is committing more than $2 million in land and other taxpayer-funded contributions for a proposed affordable housing development with proponents who are trying to qualify for federal low-income tax credits. Mayor Alan Webber and the City Council voted 7-1 Wednesday to
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Creative Housing Will Be Solar – Powered

Affordable housing has always been a key focus for MIX Santa Fe given its importance to our constituency, and to the city as a whole. The Siler Yard: Arts + Creativity Center is an opportunity to not only add 50 new desperately needed affordable units, but ones that were designed with community input, particularly for low-income creative
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Click to Listen to ‘Siler: An Oral History Project’

In the fall of 2017, Littleglobe Fellows Z Wilds, Gabriel Martinez, and Carlos Kelly, all 18 years old, captured oral histories with people who live and work in the neighborhood surrounding Siler Road in Santa Fe, NM. This industrial area, once on the outskirts of town, is currently undergoing a significant transformation due to its
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