Developers Weather the Storm
Affordable developers have struggled for years to fill vacant lots and repair abandoned buildings in the low-income neighborhoods of aging Northeastern cities.
NMTC Development Offers Housing for Teachers
Baltimore—A former tin box manufacturing company has been converted into a mixed-use development, featuring 40 affordable homes targeted to teachers and office space for educational nonprofit organizations serving Baltimore City Schools.
Field Report: A Roundup of Recent Affordable Housing Deals
MILWAUKEE—The new 60-unit Clarke Square Terrace provides affordable independent and assisted-living options to low- to moderate-income seniors.
Industry Bids Fond Farewell to a Leader
It’s been a busy few months for Bart Harvey. Housing and community development organizations all across the country have been throwing banquets, luncheons, and other events to honor him for his long service as chairman of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., and its for-profit subsidiary...
CROWNSVILLE—Officials are proposing a host of changes to the competition for low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) in Maryland, ranging from new ways to earn points that reward green, energy-efficient projects to a series of tweaks that recognize the high cost of construction.
Historic School’s Students Come Home
ANNAPOLIS, MD. - A cultural landmark for African-Americans in Maryland, the Wiley H. Bates High School sat vacant for more than 20 years.
Making Workforce Housing a Priority
Money can’t fix everything, but when it comes to building more homes affordable to America’s middle-income workforce, it sure can’t hurt. Ron Terwilliger, chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based Trammell Crow Residential, recognized that recently when he made two $5 million gifts to further the...
A Tale of Two States
We all know that local resistance to the construction of affordable rental family housing is a key factor affecting our industry and the housing opportunities we can provide.
st. john's college, annapolis, maryland
challenge How do you tackle a renovation project when it is one of only a handful of buildings east of the Mississippi by noted International Style architect, Richard Neutra? That was the task facing Baltimore-based Ziger/Snead Architects in its quest to provide 'restoration and modernization'...
Inclusionary Zoning Catches On
Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of an Editorial Forum held by Hanley Wood, LLC, the publisher of Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines, in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12.