Pop Quiz: Q&A With Tom Gleason, Executive Director of MassHousing
Tom Gleason has spent his career working in affordable housing lending and community development finance.
Budgeting and Forecasting Software Gains Traction
While changing a key business process can be disruptive, sometimes the cost of staying the same gets prohibitive.
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.
Battle to Weatherize
WASHINGTON, D.C.— It's not too late to use stimulus dollars to make your affordable housing properties more energy efficient.
Walking The Green Line
MAJOR APARTMENT REAL ESTATE investment trusts (REITs) open up their balance sheet for public scrutiny every three months, offering enough Sarbanes- Oxley mandated granularity into operations, income, and expenses to make the private guy (and even some of
Stuck in Limbo
THIS COMMITTEE WILL be recommending abolishing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in their current form and coming up with a whole new system of housing finance,” said Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee at
From Partners to Profits
JOINT VENTURES ARE BUSTING OUT all over multifamily land.
Ex-GSE Insiders Debate the Future of Fannie, Freddie
"The mood on Capitol Hill is one of tension, and sometimes bordering on hysteria, about the GSEs," said Doug Bibby, president of the National Multi Housing Council, as he kicked off "The Government, the GSEs, and the Future," a keynote session at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference.
Industry Luminaries Spotlight the Way Forward at 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference
The multifamily industry is at an inflection point, as cautious optimism based on improving fundamentals clashes with some sobering challenges, according to a leadership roundtable discussion that kicked off the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference earlier this week.
Economists Say Outlook for Apartment Finance Sector is Mixed
Call it cautious optimism. Unclear but not dire. Choppy. Mixed. Whatever you call it, the economic outlook is, at best, uncertain. So concluded a panel of powerhouse economists at the 2010 Apartment Finance Today Conference in Fort Lauderdale yesterday.