June 2013 Table of Contents

Pop Quiz with Henry Cisneros POP QUIZ Pop Quiz with Henry Cisneros

The former HUD secretary discusses the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission's recent recommendations. Read more

Tax Reform Moving Ahead Tax Reform Moving Ahead

With comprehensive tax reform being high on Congress' to-do list, the low-income housing tax credit is still under threat. Read more

A Window into Williston's Oil Boom A Window into Williston's Oil Boom

As the population swells in this North Dakota town, affordable housing has become a dire need. Read more

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

Several affordable housing nonprofits announce leadership changes. Read more

Housing Finance Agencies Sound Off Housing Finance Agencies Sound Off

HFA executives share the latest changes in their QAPs, how they're addressing challenges, and industry issues keeping them up at night. Read more

With Tax Reform in Sight, Threat to Housing Credit Looms Large

Enterprise’s Emily Cadik and Peter Lawrence provide an update on tax reform. Read more

HUD Leaders Discuss Restructuring Plan

Carol Galante and Marie Head detail the how and why of HUD's reorganization of its multifamily housing structure. Read more

Engaging for Energy Efficiency Engaging for Energy Efficiency

Guide provides case studies on how utilities and housing stakeholders can improve energy efficiency of affordable multifamily housing. Read more

Housing Partnership Equity Trust Invests in First Deal

The new Trust has raised $100 million from Citi, Morgan Stanley, Prudential Financial, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. Read more

85 CDEs Receive NMTC Awards

The CDFI Fund is awarding $3.5 billion in New Markets authority to revitalize distressed communities around the country. Read more

Number of Homeless Vets, Chronically Homeless Fall

The overall number of homeless in the nation stayed relatively flat last year, but homelessness among veterans and the chronically homeless declined. Read more

Key LIHTC Changes Proposed

The Obama administration is proposing several big changes to the housing credit program. Read more

HUD Budget Proposes More VASH Vouchers, Less HOME Funds

The White House unveils its fiscal 2014 budget request. Read more

 Ernestine Anderson Place Opens in Seattle Ernestine Anderson Place Opens in Seattle

A new development for formerly homeless and low-income seniors is named after four-time Grammy nominee Ernestine Anderson. Read more

Appeal of Renting Versus Owning is Changing

A new study finds that renting is becoming more appealing and a balanced housing policy is supported. Read more

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