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  • A Fight in Woodstock

    Kevin O’Connor wants to build the most innovative affordable housing project in upstate New York. He has found a prime site, prepared extensive plans,

  • The God Connection

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Aplain brick building on the edge of this city’s impoverished Congress Heights neighborhood marks the beginning of a new wave of development here.

  • The God Connection

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Aplain brick building on the edge of this city’s impoverished Congress Heights neighborhood marks the beginning of a new wave of development here.

  • Lenders Grow Cautious

    While construction financing remains affordable, many capital sources are beefing up their underwriting criteria this year.

  • Turning a Corner

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After two freeways cut off the Phillips neighborhood from Minneapolis' central business district in the 1960s, businesses there either failed or left—and the area turned into a hotbed for drug trafficking and prostitution.

  • View From the Top

    Developers making the AHF Top 50 list this year started an impressive 30,957 affordable housing units in 2007. That's 32 percent more than the number of starts produced by last year's top developers.

  • Midwest HFAs Focus on Foreclosures

    For many Midwest cities, the recent foreclosure crisis has made an already bad situation much worse.

  • State LIHTC Funds Prepare for Tough Year

    When 2007 came to a close, the Great Lakes Capital Fund had raised a record $220 million in low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) equity.

  • New Standards for Green Building

    This spring, a partnership between the International Code Council (ICC) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) plans to release a new green building standard, adding to an already dizzying array of green standards confronting affordable housing developers. Here's a list of the most...

  • Top 10 Tips to Go Green

    Based on dozens of interviews with developers, engineers, and investors, here are AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE's top 10 practical green building tips.