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.
Anchorage Seniors Development SecuresFinancing
The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. (AHFC) approved an $846,000 mortgage loan to Lumen Park Associates for a 20-unit low- to moderate-income seniors housing development in Anchorage.
Cyndi Lauper, West End Begin Project for Homeless Gay Youths
NEW YORK CITY—Singer Cyndi Lauper is one of the forces behind a trailblazing affordable housing development that’s under construction in Central Harlem.
HUD Submits Bill to Congress on TransformingRental Assistance
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) submitted the Preservation, Enhancement, and Transformation of Rental Assistance Act of 2010 (PETRA) to Congress on May 11.
HUD Unveils Advance Guidance for ChoiceNeighborhoods
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has posted advance guidance for its new Choice Neighborhoods initiative.
Ohio Developments Receive Exchange Funds
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) recently approved $17.2 million in tax credit exchange funds to help develop more than 140 units of affordable housing.
AHF Announces Sixth Annual Readers’ ChoiceFinalists
Affordable Housing Finance is pleased to announce the finalists of its sixth annual Readers’ Choice Awards for the nation’s best developments of 2009-2010.
Web Exclusive: A Q&A with HUD?s Shelley Poticha
Affordable Housing Finance recently caught up with Shelley Poticha, director of the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).