Break Out of the Box
It started in June 2001 with a survey asking neighbors and residents of Seattle’s High Point development which of seven housing types they preferred for the site.
Elderly Tenants Pioneer Redevelopment
WASHINGTON, D.C. - After spending many years in tiny apartments in a deteriorating public housing project, the residents of the Arthur Capper seniors building are celebrating the fruits of a major redevelopment project here.
Rehabbed Landmark Revives a Neighborhood
CAMDEN, NJ. - Every school day, thousands of children come to Camden High School in this city’s Parkside neighborhood.
Major Sears Site Serves a New Use
MINNEAPOLIS - The Midtown Exchange, Minneapolis’ second largest building, contains one of the most complex tax credit deals in Sherman Associates’ 28 year history.
Public Housing Fights Blight
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A public housing redevelopment in this economically depressed city is opening new connections between a downtrodden neighborhood and a gentrifying area nearby.
Boston Redevelopment Beats the Odds
BOSTON - Skeptics say that HOPE VI redevelopments take too long to complete, cost too much, and provide too little public housing.
Montecito Vista leads redevelopment
Irvine, Calif.— By allowing more families to live near where they work, a new affordable housing development promises to ease traffic congestion and improve the quality of life in one of Southern California’s major employment centers.
Developer breaks new ground
Oakland, Calif.—Oakland Com-munity Housing, Inc. (OCHI), has found a way to create homeownership opportunities on small urban infill sites that are often tough to develop with affordable housing.
46,000 seek Sec. 8 vouchers
The demand for housing subsidies became clear in Santa Clara County, Calif., in April when the housing authority accepted applications for its Sec. 8 voucher waiting list for the first time in seven years.
Trailblazing bond deal Award-winning San Jose transaction offers new way to boost affordable housing development
San Jose, Calif. A $66 million bond deal done last year by the redevelopment agency here may have forged a path other municipalities can use to tap their state volume cap in a new way.