October 2011 Table of Contents

Affordable Housing's Young Leaders of 2011

AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT on four individuals—all younger than 40—who are making substantial changes for the affordable housing industry and in the communities where they work. Read more

Battling Negative Publicity

Promoting the positive aspects of the nation's affordable housing continues to be an uphill battle for the industry. Read more

Tampa Turnaround Tampa Turnaround

TAMPA, FLA.—A public-private partnership has turned around a blighted foreclosed property with the help of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) authorized under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. Read more

Green HUD Grant Completes Project Green HUD Grant Completes Project

CHARLESTON, S.C.—The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston was able to bring a development started in the early 1980s to fruition thanks to a competitive grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Read more

A Staunch Supporter A Staunch Supporter

WASHINGTON, D.C.—THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE that the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) would not be around today if it were not for Nancy Johnson. Read more

Leading Through the Years Leading Through the Years

IRVINE, CALIF.—WILFRED COOPER SR. was working in the aerospace industry in the late 1960s when North American Rockwell Corp. asked him to chair a task force on factory-built housing. Read more

Bolstering the Bottom Line

Are you doing everything possible to improve the operating results of your affordable apartment property? Read more

Tax Credit Trailblazer Tax Credit Trailblazer

BOSTON—JACK MANNING AND HERB COLLINS launched the Greater Boston Development Co. in a spare bedroom 37 years ago. Read more

Volunteer Spirit Volunteer Spirit

JIMMY ROYSTER brings his passion for green building and his commitment to volunteerism to his role at The Affordable Housing Group of North Carolina, Inc. (TAHG). Read more

Q&A with Wyman Winston, the new executive director ofWHEDA Q&A with Wyman Winston, the new executive director ofWHEDA

WYMAN WINSTON, the new executive director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), has a big task ahead as he tries to further strengthen the connections between the agency’s two main pursuits. Read more

Committed to the Cause Committed to the Cause

BOSTON—ON THE LAST DAY OF AUGUST, federal housing leaders gathered in Chicago to award Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) and the city one of the nation’s first Choice Neighborhoods grants. Read more

Climbing The Ranks Climbing The Ranks

OVER THE LAST EIGHT YEARS, Ken Naylor has moved through the ranks at Miami-based Carlisle Development Group, starting as a project manager, being promoted to a senior developer and a senior vice president, and just recently being named COO. Read more

HUD Fiscal 2012 Funding Gives Priority to Sec. 8 Renewals

Congressional appropriations committees working on fiscal 2012 funding legislation have shown they are still willing to take care of Sec Read more

The 'Developer's Developer' The 'Developer's Developer'

WHEN ANDREA PAPANASTASSIOU was pursuing her undergraduate degrees in environmental studies and urban studies at Brown University in the early 1990s, she had an eye-opening experience while working on a research project in Providence, R.I., regarding lead- Read more

On The Go On The Go

THE MICHAELS DEVELOPMENT CO.’S Karyntha Cadogan is a woman on the move—whether it’s traveling back and forth to the public housing rehab project she’s leading in Mississippi or in her workout gear helping Philadelphia residents become more active. Read more

The Making of Minvilla Manor The Making of Minvilla Manor

KNOXVILLE, TENN.—A notorious Knoxville building has been transformed into permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless men and women. Read more

Inside the Guide

If you want proof that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is redoubling its focus on affordable housing, look no further. Read more

Revitalizing Macon Revitalizing Macon

MACON, GA—As each new affordable home at Bartlett Crossing is built, memories of the abandoned Macon Homes development fade further away. Read more

2011 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Inductees 2011 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Inductees

Amy Anthony, Wilfred Cooper Sr., Nancy Johnson, and Jack Manning have all stood tall for affordable housing. Read more

LIHTC Properties Show Strength

A new study by the Reznick Group has found no deterioration of low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) property performance despite the economic turmoil of the past three years. Read more

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