AT THE TIME OF ITS groundbreaking in 1998, Highlands Garden Village in Denver was hailed by the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) as a next-generation example of high-density, transit-linked, mixed-income, mixed-use, and environmentally-sustainable community development.
The World's Greenest Building?
RIBEIRO IS WORKING ON A 57,000- square-foot, mixed-use structure in Independence, Ore., that's on track to win the highest score of any LEEDcertifi ed building with 64 out of a possible 70 points.
Anaheim, Calif.—Jamboree Housing Corp. has opened Diamond Apartment Homes, a 15-unit green community designed by KTGY Group that provides housing and mental health supportive services for previously homeless individuals and their families.
Affordable Housing Design in 2020
With an eye toward new technologies and advances in sustainable design, Affordable Housing Finance magazine challenged architects to use their imagination to envision what affordable housing will look like in the year 2020.
Connecting Housing and Health
OAKLAND, CALIF.—Two critical needs—affordable housing and health care— are being met inside Seven Directions.
Legacy Partners' newest property doesn't need a fancy name. The apartment developer lets the address say it all: 7950 W. Sunset.
Tax Credit Advocates Seek Relief to Attract Investors
With the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) market staggering from a massive reduction in equity investment, program advocates are pressing Congress for legislative changes to attract new investors.
NMTC Development Offers Housing for Teachers
Baltimore—A former tin box manufacturing company has been converted into a mixed-use development, featuring 40 affordable homes targeted to teachers and office space for educational nonprofit organizations serving Baltimore City Schools.
This is the Chicago suburb's first new apartment community in at least five years, and the submarket's vacancy rate was 5.3 percent in the third quarter of 2008, according to market research firm Reis, Inc.
Phil Weber Leaves Fannie Mae
Phil Weber has left his post as head of Fannie Mae’s multifamily division to become an executive vice president at Austin, Texas-based Forestar Group.