Artists Lofts plans withdrawn after neighborhood opposition

 Village Board members said they would like to begin a conversation in January about whether and where affordable housing might be appropriate in Cambridge, and how it meshes with the village’s Smart Growth Plan.

A Madison developer has withdrawn its plans for a $17 million affordable housing project off U.S. Highway 12-18 at Cambridge’s northwest gateway.

Ted Matkom, Wisconsin market president for Gorman & Company, told the Cambridge Village Board on Nov. 24 that, with the decision, it may forfeit a $1.28 million affordable housing grant from Dane County and won’t apply as hoped for tax credits from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority...


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Ken Notes: This is too bad, Gorman does great projects and this one was special. A NIMBY contingent from the community should have to come up with a plan B for housing before being allowed to throw out plan A...



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