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  • 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...

  • The Case for Preservation

    Last September and October, housing officials sat across a table from the owners of Starrett City, the nation’s largest privately owned affordable housing complex, located in Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • Model Home for Sale

    Every year since 2001, home builder Cape Associates of North Eastham, Mass., has built a playhouse replica of a local historic building. Past models have included the town library, the Coast Guard station, and the famous Outermost House, which was swept off the beach during a winter storm in 1978.

  • Historic Wisconsin Brewery Becomes Workforce Housing

    LA CROSSE, WIS. The Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center here had a difficult time attracting and retaining employees due to the lack of quality affordable housing in its area.

  • Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

    outstanding achievement | exterior lighting