Reaching the Summit
Every year in Georgia, 600 to 700 youths age out of the foster care system.
Affordable Housing Numbers Decline
FROM 2001 TO 2007, the nation’s affordable rental housing stock decreased by 6.3 percent while the high-rent rental housing inventory increased by 94 percent, according to a recent paper from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Shaun Donovan: FHA D4 Changes are Necessary
The proposed underwriting changes to the FHA's Sec. 221(d)(4) program are necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the program, says U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan.
Developers Diversify to Stay Recession-Proof
Some developers are surviving, and even thriving, in today's market by re-engineering thier business plans and turning thier focus to recession-resistant sectors such as the receivership business, student housing, and historic renovations. The overriding trend is to diversify.
Q&A Brent Little on Expanding Buckingham's Student Housing Business
Brent Little, who led the student housing development division of Place Properties, has joined Buckingham Cos. as vice president of higher education to help the company "build into the down market" and become a bigger student housing player.
Boston Capital Invests in San Diego Development
Boston Capital announced it has invested in City View Apartments, a to-be-built 31-unit multifamily development for families in San Diego.
HUD Proposes Important Changes in Sec. 8 RenewalProcess
On Feb. 22, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that while it is considering changes to the Sec.
Sustainable Development Report Available
New California-based nonprofit Partnership for Sustainable Communities (PSC) is offering developers, planners, and architects a free 30-page report on the state of the art in sustainable community planning and development.
Ironhorse Rolls into Oakland
OAKLAND, CALIF.—Jasmine Hudson, a 21-year-old who attends college and works at the YMCA, is among the first residents at the new Ironhorse at Central Station development.
Housing for the Homeless Opens in S.F.
SAN FRANCISCO—If Edward Erhardt had a little money, he would often buy a can of bug killer so he could spray the sidewalk or wherever he would be sleeping later that night.