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  • Rice, Yordán Take Reins at Enterprise

    A former mayor of Seattle and an investment banker from New York have taken over leadership of the affordable housing and community development organizations founded 25 years ago by James Rouse, the legendary commercial real estate developer who revitalized historic sections of Boston, Baltimore...

  • Green Building Saves $$$

    When Ed Key tears open his utility bill every month, he sees a clear benefit from living at Denny Park Apartments, an energyefficient green affordable housing development in Seattle. 

  • Seattle YWCA Does Innovative Bond Deal

    SEATTLE -- The YWCA of Seattle, King County, and Snohomish County has a long history of providing affordable housing but knew it had to do more.

  • NBBJ Opens Lighting Design Studio

    In response to increasing demand for lighting services and its own internal growth, Seattle architecture firm NBBJ has separated its lighting group from the architecture and interior design studio, from which it operated for seven years, and created a new studio dedicated to lighting design. The...

  • Hiding Exposed Screw Heads

    On most kitchen cabinet installations, the mounting screws are inconspicuous and the client never notices them.

  • And the Finalists Are...

    We're putting the finishing touches on the August issue of Affordable Housing Finance this week, which features the finalists of the magazine's fourth annual Readers' Choice Awards for the best affordable housing developments of 2007-2008.


    SEATTLE—Developers who face NIMBY opposition will get some support under a new policy from the Washington State Housing Finance Commission.

  • Break Out of the Box

    It started in June 2001 with a survey asking neighbors and residents of Seattle’s High Point development which of seven housing types they preferred for the site.

  • Calling Pike Place Market Home

    SEATTLE—The visitors outside don’t know what’s just around the corner.

  • Highlight: Washington Univeristy

    An individual and institutional evolution is taking shape on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, and the author of that transformation--Pritzker prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki--is once again at the helm. For the past 46 years the visual arts have occupied three separate...