November 2006 Table of Contents

Inclusionary Zoning Catches On Inclusionary Zoning Catches On

Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of an Editorial Forum held by Hanley Wood, LLC, the publisher of Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines, in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12. Read more

Facing New Challenges

As we return to this great city for AHF Live: The 2006 Tax Credit Developers’ Summit, I am more optimistic than ever about our industry’s ability to meet pressing housing and community development needs. Read more

Land Development Pays off for Housing Authority

BOULDER, CO. - When the public housing agency here commemorated its 40th anniversary in September, its 46 employees had good reason to celebrate. Read more

From a Historic Home, a New Project Rises

SEATTLE - The Pantages Apartments started with the saving of one landmark house and grew into significantly more. Read more

Ex-Convent Offers Common Ground

BALTIMORE - The spirit of St. Elizabeth Convent continues in Clare Court. A 30-unit affordable housing development, Clare Court serves families adopting children from the local foster care system, persons with disabilities, and seniors. Read more

More Than Shelter

SAN FRANCISCO - Henry Belton feels at home. One of the original residents at the Plaza Apartments, he can cook what he wants in his kitchen and choose clean clothes to wear from his closet. Read more

Seniors at Heart of Winchester Greens

RICHMOND, VA. - The Better Housing Coalition (BHC) put seniors housing at the center of its Winchester Greens development. Read more

Historic Wonderland Saved

SILVER SPRING, MD. - Here’s one benefit of historic restoration work: Interesting people sometimes come to your groundbreaking. Read more

Boston Redevelopment Beats the Odds

BOSTON - Skeptics say that HOPE VI redevelopments take too long to complete, cost too much, and provide too little public housing. Read more

Escaping the Empty-House Syndrome

FREMONT, CA. - Shirley Billiar lived by herself in a mobile home in Sacramento. Read more

High-Rise Housing Goes Street-Scale

CHICAGO - By January, workers will finish the homes and apartments in the first phase of a plan to redesign more than 30 blocks of public housing and re-knit the urban fabric between four neighborhoods on Chicago’s Near West Side. Read more

Tierra del Sol Mixes Housing and School

CANOGA PARK, CALIF. - Tierra del Sol tackles two critical issues at once—housing and education. The trail-blazing Los Angeles development features not only 119 units of affordable housing, but also a charter elementary school that has more than 400 studen Read more

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