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  • Answering the Call for Vets Housing

    BEDFORD, MASS.—Bedford Veterans Quarters is one of the few permanent housing opportunities for homeless veterans created in greater Boston in more than 10 years.

  • Developers Weather the Storm

    Affordable developers have struggled for years to fill vacant lots and repair abandoned buildings in the low-income neighborhoods of aging Northeastern cities.

  • Florida Bridges Loan Gap

    Through a $10 million grant Florida Housing Finance Corp. (FHFC) received from the state last August, the department is putting the money to good use by initiating a preservation bridge loan program targeting nonprofit development organizations by providing loans for acquisition and predevelopment...

  • Obama Outlines HUD Budget Increase

    Funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gets a $7 billion boost under the White House’s 2010 budget proposal.

  • HUD Prepares a Plan to Struggling HFAs

    A federal plan aimed at helping boost housing finance agencies (HFAs) is in the final stages of being prepared, according to an official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Announces 2009 Young Leaders

    Affordable Housing Finance is honoring 12 hardworking and dedicated individuals who are among the next generation of affordable housing and community development leaders.

  • California Grabs Redevelopment Money

    A lawsuit is brewing in California over a state budget package that takes $2.05 billion from redevelopment agencies in the next two years.

  • Two Organizations Win Wachovia NEXT Awards

    Two of the nation’s top Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) will be recognized with the 2009 Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance.

  • States Expect Tough Bond Financing Environment

    Global warming has yet to hit the affordable housing tax-exempt bond market.

  • Bracing for 2009

    The affordable housing industry can't undo the train wreck that was 2008. It can only hope to take the first steps toward recovery in 2009.