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    In dense-packed San Francisco, investors from China are having an effect on the real estate market.

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    On Feb. 22, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that while it is considering changes to the Sec.

  • Homes in Many Markets Remain Unaffordable forWorkers

    For many American workers, a median-priced home remains unaffordable even as home prices and interest rates have dropped over the past year.

  • HUD Submits Bill to Congress on TransformingRental Assistance

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) submitted the Preservation, Enhancement, and Transformation of Rental Assistance Act of 2010 (PETRA) to Congress on May 11. 

  • The AMI Effect

    Lloyd Boggio doesn’t mince words when he talks about the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) decision to recalculate area median incomes (AMIs) in 2007 using a new methodology.

  • AMI Figures Plummet, Freeze Rents

    Say what you like about purchasing power, but average dollar incomes mainly increase.

  • Permanent Housing for the Homeless Fills a Gapin Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS - Many homeless veterans in this Midwestern city had nowhere to go after short-term stays in transitional housing, often ending up back on the street

  • Signs of Trouble

    It is challenging enough to own and manage multifamily assets in this era when rental increases are marginal and expenses such as real estate taxes, property insurance, utilities, payroll, and other variable costs continue to increase. Dealing with rent delinquencies only makes matters worse.

  • Mixed-Income Goes Hollywood

    Hollywood, Calif.— Legacy Partners broke ground on a new apartment tower in the heart of Tinseltown in February.