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  • Shortage of Housing for the Neediest Grows

    The shortage of homes affordable to the nation’s poorest households grew significantly last year, according to new research by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC).

  • Cisneros to Battered Industry: Demographics Are On Your Side

    Despite the evaporation of $6 trillion in asset-based wealth (read: home values), there will still be a great need for housing—and, specifically, multifamily and affordable housing—in the future, emphasized former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros during a keynote address at the Apartment Finance Today...

  • Declining Homeownership Rate May Create Older, Wealthier Rental Pool

    A growing wave of older, wealthier households is poised to enter the rental pool, according to market research firm Property and Portfolio Research (PPR).

  • More Solutions for Workforce Housing

    The Sec. 42 low-income housing tax credit program has provided this nation with more than 1.7 million affordable housing units for citizens earning 60 percent or less of the area median income (AMI).

  • State By State Preview

    This special state-by-state guide offers an exclusive compilation of changes in low-income housing tax credit and tax-exempt bond programs for 2009. The information is presented by state alphabetically, starting with tax credit information, then private-activity tax-exempt bond information

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    IRC adopts residential-sprinkler requirement; Long Island town imposes energy-efficiency standards; new homes shrinking; more


    KALAMAZOO, MICH. A nonprofit group has renovated two apartments located here and in nearby Portage for specialneeds residents

  • Retsinas Serves Up Fresh Thinking

    This July, Nicolas Retsinas stood outside a ruined highrise apartment building in Chengdu, capital of China's Sichuan province.

  • Supportive Housing Not Always Welcoming to Ex-Prisoners

    How important is supportive housing in helping ex-convicts keep from returning to jail or prison? Just ask one resident of supportive housing whom we'll call Sam. 


    KALAMAZOO, MICH.- A nonprofit group has renovated two apartments located here and in nearby Portage for specialneeds residents.