Construction Begins on Big Bear Project
Urban Housing Communities, LLC (UHC), has begun construction on The Crossings at Big Bear Lake, a 42-unit affordable housing development that will be the California resort community’s first affordable project targeted toward families.
HUD and HHS Collaboration Urged in Rural Areas
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Health and Human Services (HHS) should explore opportunities to link housing and supportive services for the homeless in rural areas, according to a new report.
HUD Launches ‘First Look’ Program for Foreclosed Homes
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has unveiled a “first look” or right-of-first-refusal program for select state and local governments and nonprofit organizations to purchase foreclosed homes.
Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced
SAN FRANCISCO — A 12-story development that provides 135 affordable apartments and helps dispel the notion that high-rises are not an appropriate building model for low-income families has been selected the overall winner in Affordable Housing Fina
Enterprise Names New President and CEO
COLUMBIA, MD. —Terri L. Ludwig has been appointed president and CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.She will step into the top post Jan. 1, 2011.
Sears Store to Become Home to Artists
ELGIN, ILL.—An old Sears and Roebuck store will be turned into an arts facility featuring 55 units of affordable live/work space for artists.
WHEDA's Riley Joins HUD
Antonio Riley, executive director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), has been named a regional administrator for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Finding and Navigating Construction Capital
Access to construction capital is starting to loosen up, but the process of structuring a construction loan and putting together a feasible capital stack has become trickier, according to panelists at AHF Live: The 2010 Affordable Housing Developers Summ
Boston Capital Invests in N.J. Development
Boston Capital has invested in Whitney Crescent, a to-be-built 80-unit multifamily development for families in Glassboro, N.J.
HUD to Award $25 Million in Rural Areas
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of $25 million in grants to help rural and tribal communities address distressed housing conditions and concentrated poverty.