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More stories about Mixed-Use Development

  • New Plans Build on Newark’s Boomtime

    NEWARK, N.J. - Before the real estate boom here, the Unified Vailsburg Services Organization (UVSO) didn’t build rental housing, much less projects that mixed apartments with retail space.

  • Chicago Condos

    Design quality resumes its place in the residential development formula.

  • Rehab of blighted site changes attitudes

    Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.—Summer Street Condominiums and Apartments is a model for smart-growth, mixed-income developments in smaller communities. 

  • Same building, different owners: three ways to account for mixed-use projects

    In many mixed-use affordable housing projects subsidized with low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs), the residential and commercial space mix like oil and water: not at all.

  • 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.

  • Policy proposal strives for improved program efficiency

    San Francisco – Increased flexibility in how state housing agencies use tax credits and bonds, fair treatment of tax credit projects under state property tax systems and encouraging mixed-income housing are the three main themes of a policy proposal being


    Small loans were a popular product type for Fannie Mae borrowers in 2005, and the government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) predicted it would continue to be a growth area in 2006.

  • Developers grapple with mixed-use projects

    Many cities are hungry for mixed-use affordable housing developments. City planners believe housing complemented by retail is key to community revitalization.

  • Is All Drywall Mud the Same?

    Q. My drywall sub's crew members ran out of mud before they were able to finish the third coat of a recent project. But when the local lumberyard delivered three buckets of the familiar green-labeled compound, the two tapers refused to use it and instead drove nearly an hour round-trip to pick up...

  • Small mixed-use buildings created at HOPE VI development

    ORLANDO, FLA. Many affordable housing developers are still scratching their heads over how to economically mix retail and commercial space into their affordable housing projects