Andre Shashaty

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Book Calls for Affordable Housing Action Book Calls for Affordable Housing Action

Affordable Housing Finance founder Andre Shashaty examines the progress and setbacks of housing efforts over the past 50 years. Read more

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HUD No Longer a Dud

WASHINGTON, D.C. When I arrived here as an eager college graduate in 1979, I had a case of Potomac Fever. I believed the federal government was a force for good, and I wanted to help all those smart people shape policy and save the world. Read more

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Welcoming a New Era Welcoming a New Era

WASHINGTON, D.C.—When dawn broke Jan. 20, close to 2 million people were already on the move, streaming toward the U.S. Capitol to watch Barack Obama become president. Read more

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Reader Input Helps Shape 10-Point Plan for Next President

AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE readers have spoken on the subject of housing policy priorities for the next president of the United States, and their top recommendation is to provide more rental subsidies. Read more

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Jackson's Resignation: Opening New Chapter at HUD?

A troubled era in the 42-year history of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ended when Alphonso Jackson resigned last month as the agency's 13th secretary. Read more

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