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    Faster, Smaller, and More Connected Than Ever

    Four technology trends that will change how you build and remodel.

     
  • Is the Lead Carpenter System for You?

    In this article, I’ll address the most common questions I’ve been asked by company owners who are implementing their own lead carpenter system.

     
  • People

    Andrew I. Crossed has become a partner and executive vice president of Conifer Realty, a Rochester, N.Y.-based aff ordable development and management company operating in a fourstate region.

     
  • Treasury Blocks Fannie LIHTC Bid

    The Obama administration has blocked Goldman Sachs' bid to buy a significant amount of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) from struggling Fannie Mae, according to several sources.

     
  • Survival of the Fittest

    LIKE RIVAL GAS STATIONS ON opposite corners, the price wars between Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae continue to benefit customers, with each agency picking its spots to steal market share from the other.

     
  • Syndicator Eyes Return to Market

    BOSTON Boston Financial Investment Management is preparing its first low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) fund since its change from MMA Financial.

     
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    Turning Away from Fannie Mae

    A s affordable housing developers get set to ramp up dormant projects, Fannie Mae's high rates on forward commitments are forcing many to look elsewhere for debt.

     
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    The Next Generation

    Passionate about affordable housing, innovative, and enterprising are all fitting descriptions for AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE's 2009 Young Leaders.

     
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    Silver Linings

    From his Memphis, Tenn., office, Simon Wadsworth conjures the Oracle of Omaha when assessing the current environment.

     
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    Boosting Revenue With Change Orders

    Clearly, change orders are a vital piece of our business model, and they don’t just happen by accident. We lay the groundwork for changes by keeping clients happy and informed throughout the job process. Dissatisfied customers, we know, are unlikely to authorize additional work.

     
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    Setting Up a Storefront

    Setting up a storefront

     
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    In the News

    Sealed crawlspace testing sheds new light on energy performance ; Advanta shuts down its credit cards; students win clean-energy prize for rice-husk insulation panels; more

     
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    Latent Power

    When Trinity Property Consultants began its search for revenue management software, it naturally turned to the industry’s two leading offerings, Rainmaker’s LRO and Real- Page’s YieldStar.

     
  • Waiting Game

    KEVIN LARAMIER IS THE director of student housing for Birmingham, Mich.-based brokerage firm Hendricks and Partners.

     
  • Batten Down the Hatches

    2009 is a year to work on things you can control and tread lightly on new ventures. It is not a time to sit on your hands, but it is also not a year for taking great risks.

     
  • AIMCO Consolidates Senior Management

    Denver-based Apartment Investment and Management Co. (AIMCO) has decided to consolidate its senior management ranks

     
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    Web Sites For Rookies

    If you don’t have an online presence yet, now’s a good time to start.

     
  • Open for Business

    Freddie Mac was still providing competitively priced permanent debt for 9 percent low-income housing tax credit deals and actively quoting variable-rate bond credit enhancements in mid-December 2008.

     
  • Above and Beyond

    Citi Community Capital tops AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE's list of top lenders, originating about $1.8 billion in debt in 2007, or more than $400 million more than it posted in last year's survey.

     
  • People

    Richard L. McQuady has been named CEO of Kentucky Housing Corp.

     
 
 
 
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