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  • HIV/AIDS Housing Grants Awarded to 19Programs

    Nineteen housing developments and programs will share $21.4 million in grants under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, reported the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

  • IHDA Names New Executive Director

    Chicago—Gloria L. Materre, deputy chief of staff for Gov. Pat Quinn, has been appointed executive director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA).

  • Nation’s Affordable Housing Need Grows

    The number of renters with unaffordable housing cost burdens—those spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent and utilities—increased from 16.8 million to 17.4 million from 2006 to 2008, reports the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC).

  • Galante Outlines HUD’s Multifamily Commitment

    Carol Galante, deputy assistant secretary for multifamily housing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), addressed the Obama administration’s commitment to rental housing at AHF Live: The 2009 Affordable Housing Developers’ Summit in Chicago Oct. 27.

  • Nationwide

    This is the Chicago suburb's first new apartment community in at least five years, and the submarket's vacancy rate was 5.3 percent in the third quarter of 2008, according to market research firm Reis, Inc.

  • Porter-Cable 371 Compact Belt Sander

    There are few things more satisfying than scribing a piece of trim and having it fit perfectly on the first try. Porter-Cable's 371 belt sander should make such precision scribing a lot easier.

  • Company Buzz: Nov. 6, 2008

    Artemide sponsors the American debut of Italy's

  • Valerie Jarrett's Struggle

    CHICAGO— For Valerie Jarrett, redeveloping public housing is more than a federal mandate. It's a personal mission to show that an idea championed by her grandfather was right after all.

  • Nationwide

    Chicago—Lynd Development Partners broke ground on a 29-story, 249-unit luxury apartment development in the River North neighborhood, pegging completion for spring 2010.

  • AHF Live to Tackle Industry Challenges

    This year's AHF Live: The Tax Credit Developers' Summit -Nov. 5-7 in Chicago-will tackle many of the affordable housing industry's biggest