Chicago Riverfront Complex Proposal Draws Cheers and Jeers
The Kennedy family has announced plans to build a large-scale waterfront complex in Chicago consisting of three towers designed by architect Cesar Pelli.
Washington Nationals' Stadium Revitalizes D.C. Neighborhood
While the Washington Nationals are winning games, a nearby development is scoring points with baseball fans and neighborhood residents alike. But the outlook for the southeast Washington, D.C., neighborhood wasn’t always so optimistic.
Affordable Housing Debt Outlook for 2011
Access to debt and equity for affordable housing developments improved a little bit more each month this year. And that slow momentum is expected to continue, as interest rates on permanent debt remain low, access to construction debt slowly improves, and the New Issue Bond Program (NIBP) continues...
What's Ahead for LIHTC Allocations
Deals that can get across the finish line.
Program Keeps Spokane Deal on Track
SPOKANE, WASH. — Count Market Street Station among the developments that emerged amid the economic turmoil of the past two years.
Big Easy Shifts
EOPLE HAVE ALWAYS been attracted to New Orleans because of how many city elements are just as they were years ago— from the oak-lined streets to the Victorian mansions along St. Charles Avenue.
Playing to Win
EAGLE, IDAHO—During summer breaks from college, Caleb Roope built playgrounds at affordable housing developments.
LIHTC Properties Spark Economic Gains
LOW-INCOME HOUSING tax credit (LIHTC) developments significantly boost surrounding property values, according to a new study that examined the economic impact of affordable housing in New York City.
Deadline Nears for GO Zone Projects
Billions of dollars in federal grants and tax incentives flowed to the Gulf Coast following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma, including more than $325 million in Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs).
Finalists Exude Tenacity
I spent the month of May judging the more than 140 entries for AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE’s Readers’ Choice Awards, even reading the nominations late at night and on the weekends not able to put them down.