April 2016 Table of Contents

GRAPEVINE
Connection Points AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Connection Points
THE BUZZ
Francis House of Peace Provides Hand Up for Residents AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Francis House of Peace Provides Hand Up for Residents

Project HOME and Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corp. partner on 94 units of housing, services for city’s most vulnerable. Read more

AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Housing Authorities on the Ground in Flint

More than 3,000 households served by MSHDA and the Flint Housing Commission affected by the water crisis. Read more

Yentel Named NLIHC President and CEO AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Yentel Named NLIHC President and CEO

Diane Yentel will take over the top post from Sheila Crowley, who is retiring. Read more

FINANCE
AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE HUD Makes Key Changes to MAP Guide

Lenders detail notable changes in the guide that’s used to underwrite FHA deals. Read more

SPECIAL FEATURE
AHF 50 Developers Ready for More AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE AHF 50 Developers Ready for More

Development costs and target-market diversification rank high for the year’s top developers. Read more

Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers of 2015 Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers of 2015

Indiana-based Pedcor Cos. tops the list after starting construction on 1,070 units last year. Read more

AHF 50 Owners Focus on Services AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE AHF 50 Owners Focus on Services

The industry’s leading owners continually look for ways to enhance their residents’ living experience. Read more

Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners of 2015 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners of 2015

The Michaels Organization tops the list with the most housing units as of Jan. 1. Read more

AHF 50: By the Numbers AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE AHF 50: By the Numbers

AHF breaks down the annual developer and owner survey results. Read more

Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2015 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2015

Omni New York's rehab of 1,654-unit project propels it to top of rankings. Read more

Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2015 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2015

Omni New York takes the top spot with the acquisition of 4,732 units. Read more

The Woda Group Doubles Down AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE The Woda Group Doubles Down

When a riot-fueled blaze destroyed its unfinished Baltimore project, the Ohio-based developer helped rebuild—and heal—a devastated community. Read more

McCormack Baron Salazar Leads Urban Revivals AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE McCormack Baron Salazar Leads Urban Revivals

Developer directly or indirectly involved with seven Choice Neighborhoods Initiatives. Read more

USA Properties Fund Shows Its Strength AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE USA Properties Fund Shows Its Strength

Firm surpasses 11,000 units in its portfolio for first time. Read more

Dantes Partners Makes Its Mark on D.C. AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Dantes Partners Makes Its Mark on D.C.

Firm breaks ground on four developments and acquires one in 2015. Read more

Omni New York Expands Into Southeast AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Omni New York Expands Into Southeast

Firm closes first portfolio acquisition of 26 properties last year. Read more

Picerne Real Estate Group Celebrates 90th Anniversary AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Picerne Real Estate Group Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Firm to continue to focus on Florida and Texas. Read more

Eden in Final Stages of South County Housing Transition AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Eden in Final Stages of South County Housing Transition

Remaining properties to be transferred to Eden's control this year. Read more

POP QUIZ
Pop Quiz with Paul Weech AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Pop Quiz with Paul Weech

The head of NeighborWorks America shares how the organization is changing. Read more

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