Vacant Offices Become Housing
FITCHBURG, MASS.— An old five-story office building has been renovated into 31 apartments, including eight affordable units, with the help of historic and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs).
Terri L. Ludwig has been appointed president and CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. She will step into the top post Jan. 1, 2011.
The Enclave Revived
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—You can still find Internet ads for The Enclave, a luxury condo development here with steeply discounted prices starting in the low $100,000s.
Going Home Again
COLUMBIA, MD.— Stacy Spann has come back home to make a difference.
Instrument of Hope
LOS ANGELES—When her colleagues describe Alice Carr, what emerges is a perfect balance between heart and mind.
In Some Markets, It's Now Cheaper to Build Than Buy
The acquisition market in some high-barrier metros has grown so heated that in many cases it's now more cost-effective to build.
House Committee OKs Bills
The House Financial Services Committee has approved a housing preservation bill (H.R. 4868) aimed at maintaining the affordability of the current assisted housing stock.
Four Projects Earn HUD Design Awards
PASEO SENTER at Coyote Creek, with its plaza and pedestrian roadway flanked by retailstyle social service space, has been recognized for excellence in affordable housing design by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
ALASKA NATIVE Carol Gore builds affordable housing in her home state as president and CEO of the Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA).
Eric S. Belsky has been appointed managing director of Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.