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    LA PORTE, IND. -- The nonprofit Parents & Friends, Inc., will build the Butterfly Garden Apartments here.

  • Overcoming Land Costs

    In a sign of how challenging and expensive it is for affordable housing developers to buy land in the West, several new loan programs are being unveiled this year to help developers through the critical early stages of building their projects.

  • 10 Percent Test Not Graded on Curve

    The information presented here is intended solely for informational purposes and should not be construed as accounting advice from the author or Reznick Group.

  • Philadelphia Turns to Housing

    PHILADELPHIA - About once a month, Milton Pratt gets an invitation to visit a vacant lot or field of rubble in North Philadelphia.

  • Island Project Overcomes Cost, Land-UseLimits

    ST. JOHN, U.S.VIRGIN ISLANDS. - Families who dreamed of owning a home close to work and school on this island were pretty much out of luck before Bellevue Village Apartments started leasing here in June 2006.

  • Permanent Housing for the Homeless Fills a Gapin Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS - Many homeless veterans in this Midwestern city had nowhere to go after short-term stays in transitional housing, often ending up back on the street

  • Q & A

    A Auger: We’ve hired a supportive-housing coordinator who is working toward developing a coordinated approach with a variety of stakeholders who want housing for their consumers.

  • Policy Moves Hit the West

    Several important housing policies have been adopted or proposed in the West in the last several months, a sign of the depth of the affordable housing problem across the region.

  • Rising land costs keep Southeastern developersstruggling to make deals work

    In the Appalachian mountain town of Brevard, N.C., a 21 percent jump in construction costs forced The Affordable Housing Group of North Carolina (TAHG) to trim the size of its latest affordable housing development by eight units.

  • Big-Box Mixes with Affordable Housing

    When affordable housing developers mix a little retail into their projects, it’s usually not Wal-Mart, Target, or Whole Foods.