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  • Preservation Finalists

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. To keep hundreds of apartments at Spring Creek Gardens affordable, developers had to fight off a string of speculators who saw an opportunity to raise the rents.

  • Frank Drafts Major Preservation Bill

    House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.), a longtime advocate of preservation as a key element in the nation’s affordable housing strategy, has drafted a comprehensive bill to save the urban and rural low-income housing inventory.

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  • Fine Foambuilding

    After supplier quotes for the 1,000 ornamental balusters in a planned luxury home’s porch railings came in at $150 apiece, BOJ Construction of Boston decided to look elsewhere — namely in-house.

  • MacArthur Targets Preservation Efforts

    SAYING THE COUNTRY had lost sight of the importance of rental homes in a balanced national housing policy, MacArthur Foundation leaders announced that they are investing $32.5 million to fund affordable housing preservation efforts in 12 states, cities, and counties.

  • Historic Help

    In these challenging times of affordable housing development, sponsors are looking everywhere for sources of financing for their deals.

  • Innovative Preservation Projects Receive $32.5 Million

    Saying the country had lost sight of the importance of rental homes in a balanced national housing policy, MacArthur Foundation leaders announced Thursday that it is investing $32.5 million to fund affordable housing preservation efforts in 12 states, cities, and counties.

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  • Historic Church Gets Second Chance

    SAN FRANCISCO—A historic church that has been part of the city's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood for 93 years has been given back its grandeur, if not its original use.

  • Bright Ideas

    In early October, Boston weather begins its precipitous decline into the cold, the gray, and the dark. Most of us resign ourselves to the turn of the seasons, but Lana Nathe, principal of Boston-based Light Insight Design Studio, knew that a little lighting magic could transform the city into a...