EXCERPT: “Northfield needs more affordable housing. It’s repeated again and again by community leaders and evidenced by the low vacancy rate in the city’s affordable properties. So knowing the problem, it’s worth noting a success story. The North and South Oak apartment complexes in northwest Northfield have undergone full-scale renovations, and yet all 44 units will retain rental assistance status. About one year ago, those units were 30 years old with little-to-no updates, and they were at risk of becoming market-rate housing.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2h2xKvO