Digging for Dollars
Developers are, inherently, eternally optimistic.
Timing the Materials Market
As the price of materials such as lumber and concrete continue to fall, many developers are employing an "as-needed" approach to purchasing at the end of the second quarter.
QAPs Get Greener
Every state made a clear effort to include and support green building measures into their low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) programs in 2009.
Connecting the Dots
Creating urban, affordable, and energyconscious developments is not just a career for Jonathan F.P. Rose, it's a lifelong passion.
SAN DIEGO—Three years after plans for a luxury condo project fell through, a landmark affordable housing development has opened on the site.
Over my nine and a half years at AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE, I've seen green invade the industry, nearly to the point of ubiquity.
SEBASTOPOL, CALIF.— The residents at Petaluma Avenue Homes don't just live near one another.
From Hotel to Housing
PORTLAND, ORE.— Five years, 23 sources of funding, and about 6,000 pages of documents. That and more went into creating a new affordable housing development serving many of the city's neediest residents.
Project Serves New Home Buyers
SEATTLE— A cafeteria worker at Microsoft, a woman who works for a nonprofit organization, and a couple with a teenage son have become new home buyers.
HUD Releases Draft of Bill for Rental Housing Initiative
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a draft of its transforming rental assistance (TRA) legislative proposal to allow public housing authorities (PHAs) and other owners of subsidized housing to convert to longterm Sec. 8 ass