November 2012 Table of Contents

CPDC Renovates Workforce Housing CPDC Renovates Workforce Housing

Fairfax development undergoes high-performance rehab to ensure that families of varying incomes can remain in one of the most affluent areas of the country. Read more

Rural Rally Rural Rally

The first projects funded under Wyoming's small town set-side have opened. Read more

A Team Effort A Team Effort

ROEM Corp. and Eden Housing collaborate on San Jose project. Read more

Q&A with Shamus Roller Q&A with Shamus Roller

The executive director of Housing California discusses what’s at stake for the state. Read more

Detroit Comeback Detroit Comeback

Emerald Springs takes top honors in AHF's annual Readers' Choice Awards. Read more

Back from the Brink Back from the Brink

Bayside Communities' Natalia Williams guides a huge portfolio out of bankruptcy. Read more

The New Deal The New Deal

Union Bank’s Terce Sandifer helps affordable housing developers close transactions more smoothly. Read more

Bridge Builder Bridge Builder

Mickey Northcutt’s new CDC brings neighborhoods together. Read more

Affordable Housing's Young Leaders of 2012 Affordable Housing's Young Leaders of 2012

AHF recognizes five up-and-comers who are taking risks and overcoming challenges. Read more

Daredevil Developer Daredevil Developer

Ginger Hitzke tackles difficult deals during downturn. Read more

The Turnaround Artist The Turnaround Artist

Habitat’s Michael Gilliard revives vacant land and stalled projects. Read more

The Defender The Defender

Sen. Olympia Snowe has stood as one of the housing tax credit's biggest crusaders. Read more

The Leader The Leader

Michael Levitt builds one of the nation’s most active affordable housing organizations. Read more

2012 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Inductees 2012 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Inductees

Bodaken, Clancy, Levitt, and Snowe newest inductees to Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Read more

The Visionary The Visionary

Patrick Clancy plays key role in nonprofit development model. Read more

The Synergist The Synergist

Michael Bodaken transforms the National Housing Trust to lead in affordable housing preservation. Read more

Equity Pricing Correction on Way tax credit equity Equity Pricing Correction on Way

Experts say the LIHTC market must find equilibrium to make yields more attractive for investors in 2013. Read more

Lucky Stars Aligned for 2013 CAPITAL MARKETS OUTLOOK Lucky Stars Aligned for 2013

An active pipeline of new construction and presevation deals is expected to continue in the year ahead. Read more

Pop Quiz with Ted Fellman Pop Quiz with Ted Fellman

What's next for Tennessee Housing Development Agency's Ted Fellman after a 30-year career in state service. Read more

People: The Latest Industry Moves People: The Latest Industry Moves

HUD's Raphael Bostic returns to the University of Southern California, plus other new industry hires. Read more

No Smoking in Boston Public Housing

As of end of September, properties owned and managed by the Boston Housing Authority are smoke free. Read more

Nearly $22 Billion in NMTCs Requested

CDFI Fund receives 282 applications under the 2012 round for New Markets Tax Credits. Read more

Georgia Turnaround Georgia Turnaround

Prestwick Development Co. redevelops old YMCA site to provide seniors housing. Read more

Celebrating the Industry Celebrating the Industry

Affordable Housing Finance honors industry leaders, up-and-comers, and top developments of 2011-2012. Read more

Poll Finds Support for Modifying Mortgage Interest Deduction

A majority of Americans support changing the mortgage interest deduction to make it more targeted to middle- and low-income homeowners, according to a new poll. Read more

HUD Awards Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

Seventeen communities across the country have been selected to receive Choice Neighborhoods planning grants. Read more

Housing and Transportation Costs Swell

The combined costs of housing and transportation have ballooned 44 percent in the nation’s 25 largest metropolitan areas since 2000, while household incomes have failed to keep pace, according to a new report. Read more

FHA Expands LIHTC Pilot Program

The FHA’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit Pilot Program is being expanded to five additional offices, essentially making the effort a national program. Read more

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