County’s first permanent housing for veterans near ready for Oxnard groundbreaking

This editorial originally appeared in VC Star, on Nov 29, 2017,
“County’s first permanent housing for veterans near ready for Oxnard groundbreaking”

Action from the Oxnard City Council on Tuesday paved the way for a couple of affordable-housing projects.

With the approval of state bond allocations, nonprofit Many Mansions has secured enough funding to build Ventura County’s first permanent housing for veterans.

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Car-sharing program offers a lift to Many Mansion residents in Thousand Oaks

 

This editorial originally appeared in VC Star, on Aug 31, 2017,
“Car-sharing program offers a lift to Many Mansion residents in Thousand Oaks”

A low-cost car-sharing service offered by General Motors will be available to residents of two Many Mansions affordable-housing locations. CHUCK KIRMAN/THE STAR

A car-sharing program launched Thursday at two of Many Mansions’ Thousand Oaks properties will allow residents to rent a vehicle for a small fee.

Maven, a car-sharing program created by General Motors, opened with a new Chevrolet Cruze at the shared parking lot at Many Mansions’ Esseff Village and Villa Garcia apartments at 1425 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Residents will be able to rent the vehicle for $8 an hour, gas and insurance included.

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