BATON ROUGE—The Louisiana Housing Finance Agency (LHFA) forward allocated its 2008 tax credit authority in 2006 and 2007 for projects in the Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone and projects located outside the GO Zone requesting per capita low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs), said Brenda Evans, program...
$3.9 Billion in NMTCs Announced
Sixty-one organizations have been selected to receive $3.9 billion in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs) this year in the fifth round of allocations. Eleven organizations received $400 million in tax credits for redevelopment efforts in the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast, according to the Community...
BEST MASTER-PLANNED/MIXED-USE PROJECT:New Neighborhood Rises in Portland
PORTLAND, ORE.—New Columbia isn’t just a public housing development. It is a brand new neighborhood.
Revamping Around Transit
MINNEAPOLIS Dale Joel is hoping that a workforce housing development will be just the beginning of a massive mixed-use, transit-oriented development that will transform a south Minneapolis neighborhood.
Q&A with Martin Dunn, president of Dunn Development Corp.
MARTIN DUNN is president of Dunn Development Corp., a firm he founded in 1998 and which specializes in affordable and supportive-housing development in New York City.
Smart development options downtown and on the outskirts are keeping the banking and finance hub that is Charlotte on an upward course.
Portland Reinvents an Entire Neighborhood
PORTLAND, ORE. - This city bid farewell to what was its largest public housing project and welcomed a brand new neighborhood. New Columbia is a total reconstruction of the aging Columbia Villa public housing development, which was built in 1942 for World War II shipyard workers.
A Home for Entrepreneurs
MILWAUKEE - When workers tore down the elevated freeway between North Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and Milwaukee’s increasingly busy downtown, local officials decided to bring new shops and offices to this area of warehouses and vacant lots.
Gatehouse Mixes Supportive Housing with SmallBusiness
BOSTON, MASS. - The new Gatehouse building isn’t just home to 14 recently homeless individuals or people at risk of becoming homeless.
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.