Guest Commentaries

RAD at 3 Patrick Costigan

Affordable housing veteran Patrick Costigan takes a deep look at the RAD program.

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The Glaring Need for Special-Needs Housing

As the autism epidemic grows, the wealthiest nation in the world can surely do a better job of serving this vulnerable population.

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We're Running Out of Blue Leaves: A Developer's Take on the QAP Debate

Developers shouldn't just check boxes on a QAP without questioning why they're there. But we have to.

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Key Guidelines for Developing Adaptive-Reuse Projects

Potential targets include vacant schools, mills, office buildings.

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The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Comment on a QAP

HFAs need to hear from developers--but developers need to speak in the most effective way possible.

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Latest News

Denver Project to Utilize Social Impact Bonds
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Denver Project to Utilize Social Impact Bonds

Sanderson Apartments will serve 60 formerly homeless individuals. Read more

New York City Officials Announce Largest Residential Passive House
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New York City Officials Announce Largest Residential Passive House

Trinity Financial and MBD Community Housing Corp. selected as development team for... Read more

Brookings’ Elizabeth Kneebone to Keynote AHF Live Forum
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Brookings’ Elizabeth Kneebone to Keynote AHF Live Forum

Second annual conference will tackle key industry issues, such as the Supreme... Read more

IHDA Awards $12.2 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
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IHDA Awards $12.2 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

More than 950 affordable units will be developed or rehabbed in eight Illinois... Read more

California Vets Projects Receive Funding
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California Vets Projects Receive Funding

Twenty-eight developments will provide nearly 1,000 units for vets. Read more

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Embraces Passive House
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Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Embraces Passive House

QAP awards up to 10 points for developments that meet Passive House certification... Read more

125 Applicants Vie for Capital Magnet Fund Grants
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125 Applicants Vie for Capital Magnet Fund Grants

The 2016 applicants request $609 million in awards, exceeding the $93.5 million... Read more

Exclusive: CAPREIT Buys 1,000-Unit LIHTC Portfolio
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Exclusive: CAPREIT Buys 1,000-Unit LIHTC Portfolio

Acquisition brings firm's total LIHTC properties owned to nearly 7,000 units. Read more

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2016 Forecast: Affordable Housing Policy David Gasson, executive director of the Housing Advisory Group and the vice president of Boston Capital, discusses the latest housing legislation,... Read more
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Projects

Homeless Veterans Move into The Six The Six in Los Angeles is Skid Row Housing Trust’s first development with permanent supportive housing specifically for veterans.

Skid Row Housing Trust opens its latest development in Los Angeles.

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Minnesota Development to Serve Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Developers say Cornerstone Creek will be the first of its kind in the state.

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Housing for Quadriplegics and Seniors to Be Built in Oregon Quadriplegics United Against Dependency is developing Station 162, a 44-unit community  believed to be the nation’s first to combine quadriplegic and senior independent-living apartments in Gresham, Ore. DAO Architecture designed the building.

An $8.8 million investment from U.S. Bank will help finance the $11.3 million development by QUAD.

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Latest Features

AHF 50 Developers Ready for More
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AHF 50 Developers Ready for More

Development costs and target-market diversification rank high for the year’s top... Read more

Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers of 2015
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Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers of 2015

Indiana-based Pedcor Cos. tops the list after starting construction on 1,070 units... Read more

The Woda Group Doubles Down
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The Woda Group Doubles Down

When a riot-fueled blaze destroyed its unfinished Baltimore project, the... Read more

AHF 50 Owners Focus on Services
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AHF 50 Owners Focus on Services

The industry’s leading owners continually look for ways to enhance their residents... Read more

Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners of 2015
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Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners of 2015

The Michaels Organization tops the list with the most housing units as of Jan. 1. Read more

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