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  • Boston Fights Foreclosures

    Boston —In February 2008, Mayor Thomas M. Menino, surrounded by city officials and photographers, visited a street of empty houses.

  • Answering the Call for Vets Housing

    BEDFORD, MASS.—Bedford Veterans Quarters is one of the few permanent housing opportunities for homeless veterans created in greater Boston in more than 10 years.

  • Solar Makes Sense

    Developers could learn a lot from communities like Franklin Hill in Dorchester, Mass. Local affordable housing developer Trinity Financial and the Boston Housing Authority are planning to install an array of solar panels with a cost of more than $1 million on Franklin Hill's 152-unit second phase...

  • Rep. Frank Seeks Help For LIHTC Industry

    Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) wants the government to spend $10 billion to help stalled housing projects, according to The Boston Globe.

  • Boston’s Henriquez Nominated for Key HUD Post

    Sandra B. Henriquez, administrator and CEO of the Boston Housing Authority, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be assistant secretary for public and Indian housing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • $1.5 Billion in NMTC Awards Announced

    Boston—Thirty-two organizations will receive $1.5 billion in 2008 supplemental New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs), announced Treasury Department officials today.

  • Anatomy of a Lighting Course

    A novel approach to teaching architecture students the ways of the sun

  • Pop Quiz

    Amy Anthony is president and executive director of Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., (POAH) a Boston-based nonprofit organization that rescues and restores some of the nation's most "at risk" rental housing properties.

  • Boston's WGBH LED Screen Gets New Cooling System

    Drivers on the Massachusetts Turnpike heading into Boston likely are familiar with the 30-foot-by-45-foot LED digital screen, part of the highway-facing façade of WGBH's studio complex in Brighton, Mass. 


    KENNETH D. WADE is the CEO of Neighbor- Works America, a national nonprofit that provides financing, technical assistance, and training for community revitalization efforts.