Playing Catch-Up in the Southeast
Affordable housing developers operating in the Southeast, like other developers across the nation, are facing a host of obstacles.
The Top 10 Ways to Improve HUD
There are dozens of steps that need to be taken to improve HUD, but AHF has boiled them down to a list of ten, focused primarily on overall operations and multifamily programs.
Q & A
What new financing programs do you have for developers?
Structuring a construction loan can be a tricky proposition, with developers wading through a sea of legal language fraught with potential pitfalls and hidden costs.
A Long Journey Ends in Berkeley
BERKELEY, CA.—This is a story about an affordable housing development that endured a costly legal battle and took nearly eight years to build.
Introducing The AHF 50
With 31,418 units, Michaels Development Co. is the largest owner of affordable housing, and with 1,856 units started in 2006, The NRP Group is the top developer, according to a national survey by Affordable Housing Finance.
HUD Projects Get Green Rehab
Washington, D.C.— They say no good deed goes unpunished: That’s how it felt at Galen Terrace when developers tried to make this old project-based Sec. 8 development more energy-efficient and a healthier place for residents to live.
Rising land costs keep Southeastern developersstruggling to make deals work
In the Appalachian mountain town of Brevard, N.C., a 21 percent jump in construction costs forced The Affordable Housing Group of North Carolina (TAHG) to trim the size of its latest affordable housing development by eight units.
Carrfour Beats Rising Costs, NIMBY
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. - Harding Village finally opened last December, a year behind schedule and more than $1 million over budget.
A Forest in the City
BOSTON - It’s not normal: an overgrown field ringed with thick woodland in the middle of one of the most densely developed cities in the country.