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  • The Squeeze Play

    NEW YORK CITY- For decades, teachers, firefighters, and policemen have found refuge from New York City’s brutal housing market in Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town, one of the biggest communities ever built for people earning moderate incomes

  • Inclusionary Zoning Catches On

    Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of an Editorial Forum held by Hanley Wood, LLC, the publisher of Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines, in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12.

  • Land Development Pays off for Housing Authority

    BOULDER, CO. - When the public housing agency here commemorated its 40th anniversary in September, its 46 employees had good reason to celebrate.

  • Low debt, low operating costs help homeless project

    St. Cloud, Minn.—By combining soft debt with innovative construction to keep down costs, the Al Loehr Veterans and Community Studio Apartments is able to serve its mission of housing veterans and others at risk of homelessness.

  • Housing authority turns land developer to produce wide mix oflow-cost units

    Boulder, Colo.—Public housing agencies in many cities are looking for innovative ways to deliver affordable housing, but this city’s authority jumped further out front than most by undertaking land development to subsidize its own operations and create a

  • Developer takes novel approach to seniors housing

    Abingdon, Va. — A new $3.6 million seniors development seeks to offer an alternative kind of independent-living community, one in which close-knit residents will care for one another as they grow older.

  • In the News

    Sinking homes and abandoned mines; Boston land-use regs study; storm-damage niche; more

  • Ambitious revitalization effort to reinvent small Vermont city

    Winooski, Vt. — A 213-unit mixed-income rental development is at the heart of the new city center emerging in this depressed former mill town.

  • Habitat to double worldwide production

    Jonathan Reckford, the new CEO of Habitat for Humanity, didn’t see Hurricane Katrina disaster recovery as part of his job description when he was given the position just before the hurricane struck New Orleans in August 2005.

  • One Great Offer

    By John Caulfield. Ara Hovnanian, president and CEO of New Jersey-based Hovnanian Enterprises, was on the line. Smith, who says he had met Ara Hovnanian a few years earlier, kept watch as Hovnanian Enterprises marched into new markets across the country.