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

How Much Do You Need to Earn to Afford a Modest Apartment?
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How Much Do You Need to Earn to Afford a Modest Apartment?

Out of Reach shines a light on the mismatch between wages and housing costs. Read more

Boston Capital Invests in 80-Unit Development in Wisconsin
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Boston Capital Invests in 80-Unit Development in Wisconsin

Maple Grove Commons is being developed by Oakbrook Corp. Read more

AHF Unveils 2016 Readers' Choice Award Finalists
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AHF Unveils 2016 Readers' Choice Award Finalists

The 34 projects are some of the best affordable housing developments completed in... Read more

Bipartisan Policy Center Task Force Addresses Nation’s Aging Population
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Bipartisan Policy Center Task Force Addresses Nation’s Aging Population

Report recommendations call for linking seniors’ housing and health-care needs. Read more

Initiative Seeks to Improve Health in Low-Income Neighborhoods
Cantwell, Hatch Introduce Major LIHTC Expansion Bill
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Cantwell, Hatch Introduce Major LIHTC Expansion Bill

The senators seek a 50% increase in the housing tax credit program. Read more

Wells Fargo Invests in RAD Deal
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Wells Fargo Invests in RAD Deal

Waterman Gardens, a public housing project in San Bernardino, Calif., is... Read more

Breaking Down Disparate Impact
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Breaking Down Disparate Impact

Housing leaders discuss the court ruling at the AHF Live Forum. 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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