Guest Commentaries

Building Value with Smart QAPs Michael Spotts

Enterprise's Michael Spotts discusses balancing priorities in LIHTC allocation policies.

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Getting Comfortable With Creativity: An Expanded Role for Banks in Affordable Housing Laura Bailey

Laura Bailey of Capital One discusses the need for banks to address complex projects.

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Developer: Market Studies Can Make or Break a Project R. Lee Harris, president and CEO, Cohen-Esrey Real Estate Services

Decisions made based on these crucial documents have long-term implications. Cohen-Esrey's R. Lee Harris explains why.

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Affordable Housing Is the Glue That Holds Everything Together Former HUD secretaries Henry Cisneros (left) and Mel Martinez co-chair  the Bipartisan Policy Center Senior Health and Housing Task Force.

Former HUD secretaries Henry Cisneros and Mel Martinez call for a LIHTC expansion.

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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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Latest News

Margaret Salazar Appointed to Lead OHCS
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Margaret Salazar Appointed to Lead OHCS

Salazar joins the Oregon agency from HUD. Read more

Dominium Hits 25,000-Unit Milestone
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Dominium Hits 25,000-Unit Milestone

The Minneapolis-based firm hopes to reach 40,000 by 2025. Read more

Senator Proposes Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit
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Senator Proposes Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit

The proposed credit would serve households earning between 60% and 100% of the... Read more

CDFI Fund Awards $91.5 Million in Capital Magnet Funds
People on the Move 9.22.16
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People on the Move 9.22.16

Read about the latest personnel moves at Pennrose, Michaels, McCormack Baron... Read more

Boston Capital Invests in the Rehab of Two Arizona Developments
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Boston Capital Invests in the Rehab of Two Arizona Developments

Kingman Heights Apartments and Amy Neal Retirement Center provide affordable... Read more

RAD Drawing New Capital into Public Housing
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RAD Drawing New Capital into Public Housing

An interim report highlights the program’s progress and impact. Read more

AHF Announces Winners of 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards
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2016 Legislative Update From AHF Live: Housing Developers Forum Affordable housing leaders David Gasson of the Housing Advisory Group and Boston Capital, Emily Cadik of Enterprise Community Partners, and former... Read more
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Projects

Chicago Development Brings Accessible, Adaptable Housing to Disabled Full Circle Communities' Milwaukee Avenue Apartments provides 32 units for disabled and low-income households in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood.

Nonprofit’s model dedicates 75% of its economics to pay for supportive services.

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ROEM Opens Affordable Housing on California’s Central Coast Roem Corp. and the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo (HASLO) have opened a 43-unit affordable housing community. “South Hills Crossing represents the coming together of the private sector, HASLO, the city and financial markets to really address one of our community’s top challenges—lack of affordable rental housing. I am excited to see this project come to fruition,” said Jan Howell Marx, mayor of San Luis Obispo, in a statement.

The $14.1 million South Hills Crossing brings 43 units to San Luis Obispo.

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Senior Housing Development Opens in Colorado Christian Church Homes has opened Hatler May Village, an affordable housing development for seniors in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The $14 million Hatler May Village delivers 77 affordable apartments.

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Latest Features

AHF Announces Winners of 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards
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AHF's 2016 Readers' Choice Awards Feature 34 Finalists
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AHF's 2016 Readers' Choice Awards Feature 34 Finalists

Read about the affordable housing developments chosen as finalists this year. Read more

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Where Credit Is Due
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Where Credit Is Due

HFAs have found creative ways to magnify the impact of low-income housing tax... Read more

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

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