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  • Donovan Announces Funds to Train Counselors

    OAKLAND, CALIF.—Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan announced the availability of $5.1 million in grants this week to train additional housing counselors as the number of foreclosures remains high.

  • Vitus Group Acquires S.F. Seniors Property

    SAN FRANCISCO—Vitus Group announced the acquisition and planned $5 million renovation of Crescent Manor Apartments, an 86-year-old former hotel in the city’s upper Tenderloin district.

  • Best of the Best

    SAN FRANCISCO 990 Polk Street has taken the city's neediest seniors off the streets and given them new apartments. That alone is enough, but the 110-unit development also serves as an example of a project that is tapping new financing sources and serving as a model for green building.

  • Economic Roundtable

    Designers and manufacturers discuss how the economy is impacting the design profession

  • Homeownership Finalists

    OAKLAND, CALIF. The éclat that accompanied BRIDGE Housing's opening of a transformational new transit village a stone's throw north of the West Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit station reached a high point in October 2004.

  • Urban Finalists

    OAKLAND, CALIF.Young adults who have nowhere to go when they age out of the foster-care system have found a home at the Madison at 14th Street Apartments.

  • Seniors Finalists

    HAYWARD, CALIF.The construction of 104 new apartments and the rehabilitation of 149 existing units come together at Paulson Park Senior Apartments.

  • Housing and Economic Recovery Act: Median Incomes and Rent Growth at LIHTC Properties

    The impact of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), as reflected in the 2009 median family incomes (MFI), has brought a welcome reversal to the problem of no rent growth at Sec. 42 low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) properties, along with a few other benefits for underwriting...

  • Connecting Housing and Health

    OAKLAND, CALIF.—Two critical needs—affordable housing and health care— are being met inside Seven Directions.

  • One-on-One with Len Auerbach

    With a career that has spanned more than 35 years, Len Auerbach is that rare lighting designer whose practice successfully bridges the worlds of theater and architecture.