Guest Commentaries

Vitus Group Makes Active Design a Priority Stephen Whyte

Stephen Whyte discusses how and why his firm is encouraging healthier behaviors.

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We Can No Longer Ignore the Rental Affordability Crisis J. Ronald Terwilliger

J. Ronald Terwilliger says the crisis will worsen without a comprehensive policy approach.

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Unaffordable Housing: A Root Cause of Social Inequality

All of society suffers when people are denied decent, safe, affordable housing.

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The Long Road Ahead David Gasson

Industry vet David Gasson discusses why advocacy efforts must address appropriated housing programs.

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Electioneering: Why Affordable Housing is a Non-issue on the Campaign Trail

As my grandmother once said, “Those who don’t vote deserve the politicians they get.”

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REO-to-Rental Meets Affordable Housing

CIC's John Markowski details a Chicago program assisting one- to four-unit properties.

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Latest News

Housing Affordability Hasn't Received Much Attention from Presidential Candidates
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Housing Affordability Hasn't Received Much Attention from Presidential Candidates

Housing affordability hasn't been a big issue so far in the 2016 campaign, maybe... Read more

KeyBank Provides $28.7 Million to Senior Housing Development
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KeyBank Provides $28.7 Million to Senior Housing Development

The Omni Housing Development project will deliver 71 units in St. Lawrence County,... Read more

Enterprise Unveils Major Housing Policy Platform
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Enterprise Unveils Major Housing Policy Platform

Report calls for federal, state, and local changes to address the rental housing... Read more

CSH Examines States Agencies’ Supportive Housing Policies
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CSH Examines States Agencies’ Supportive Housing Policies

Analysis of 56 qualified allocation plans shows virtually every state promotes... Read more

Related Buys Stake in London Affordable Housing Firm
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Related Buys Stake in London Affordable Housing Firm

The U.S. real estate giant enters the U.K. affordable housing market. Read more

HUD Seeks to Address 'Over-Income' Public Housing Residents
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HUD Seeks to Address 'Over-Income' Public Housing Residents

Report found 25,000 public housing residents exceeded income limits. Read more

NEF Closes $970 Million in LIHTC Equity in 2015
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NEF Closes $970 Million in LIHTC Equity in 2015

The syndicator acquired 106 projects last year. Read more

Little Mattress Draculas, Born to Withstand Just About Anything
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Little Mattress Draculas, Born to Withstand Just About Anything

You've heard of the human genome project. Here's what's new and what's next:... Read more

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2016 Forecast: Developer Opportunities and Challenges Veteran affordable housing developers Paul Sween, co-managing partner of Dominium, and Tim Henkel, senior vice president of Pennrose Properties,... Read more
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Projects

Mesa Development Celebrates the Arts El Rancho del Arte in Mesa, Ariz., is providing 66 units of affordable housing and engaging residents through art.

El Rancho del Arte combines affordability and art components to serve and inspire families.

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Last of its Kind: A New Sec. 202 Development Set to Open Sangamon Terrace brings 24 new senior housing units to the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. (Rendering by Harley Ellis Devereaux)

Sangamon Terrace is one of the final new construction projects under the program.

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Groundbreaking Development Opens for Deaf Residents The $17.6 million DePaul Rochester View Apartments is designed for deaf and hard of hearing residents in Henrietta, N.Y.

DePaul Rochester View Apartments is the first of its kind in New York.

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Health Care and Housing Come Together in Denver The Renaissance Stout Street Lofts targets chronically homeless families and individuals in Denver. 

Renaissance Stout Street Lofts helps formerly homeless residents stabilize their lives.

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Town Support Crucial for Rural Development Peter Shaffer, a principal of DiMella Shaffer Architects, drove around the town of Carlisle to draw inspiration for the design of Benfield Farms. The classic-style design reflects the rural area's many large barns, silos, big houses, and connected buildings. "[The architects] had a fabulous plan from the beginning, and I think that's what the town fell in love with," says Toby Kramer, NOAH's director of real estate development.

Benfield Farms provides affordable seniors housing and preserves open space.

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Latest Features

Class Act: The 2015 AHF Hall of Fame Inductees
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Class Act: The 2015 AHF Hall of Fame Inductees

This year, four of the industry’s most dedicated and accomplished leaders are... Read more

AHF's 2015 Rising Stars
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AHF's 2015 Rising Stars

This year’s Young Leaders stand out in the crowd, playing 
vital roles in the... Read more

Hard Lessons: California Teachers Struggle With Housing Costs
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Hard Lessons: California Teachers Struggle With Housing Costs

In what could be a model for other cities to follow, Abode Communities is building... Read more

Gulf Coast Resurgence
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Gulf Coast Resurgence

AHF highlights 10 developments that have increased the housing stock and... Read more

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HFA Roundtable: States Sound Off HFA Roundtable: States Sound Off

Nine executives weigh in on QAP changes, cost containment, and preservation. Read more

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