Policy & Legislation

Carson Pushes for Public-Private Partnerships
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Carson Pushes for Public-Private Partnerships

The nominee to lead HUD makes his most extensive housing statements to date. More

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Video: How Affordable Housing Is More Than Shelter Video: How Affordable Housing Is More Than Shelter

Developers Diana McIver, Jonathan Rose, and Stephen Whyte; affordable housing resident Chomba Kaluba; attorney and former congressman Rick Lazio; and president and CEO of Enterprise Community Investment Charlie Werhane share why affordable housing matters. More

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Inside the LIHTC Market Inside the LIHTC Market

Charlie Werhane, president and CEO of Enterprise Community Investment, digs into the changing low-income housing tax credit market, sharing his expectations for 2017. When we caught up with Werhane at AHF Live in Chicago, he also discussed how the recent election and other changes may create an opportunity to get affordable housing on the national agenda. More

California Leaders Seek to Increase State LIHTC
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California Leaders Seek to Increase State LIHTC

A package of four housing bills has been introduced to combat the housing crisis. More

Key Republicans Move to Support the LIHTC
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Key Republicans Move to Support the LIHTC

The action comes as legislators prepare for tax reform. More

Mayors Unveil Annual Snapshot of Homelessness and Hunger
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Mayors Unveil Annual Snapshot of Homelessness and Hunger

Many cities have higher rate of homelessness than national rate. More

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Developer's View: Jonathan Rose Breaks Down Issues, Opportunities Developer's View: Jonathan Rose Breaks Down Issues, Opportunities

Jonathan F.P. Rose is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on the integration of environmental, social, and economic solutions in urban development. He’s president of Jonathan Rose Cos., a development, urban planning, and investment firm that’s created a number of award-winning affordable housing communities, and he recently released his book, “The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life.” We recently caught up with Rose at AHF Live in Chicago to discuss the major challenges and opportunities facing affordable housing developers in 2017. More

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Rick Lazio on Key Housing Issues Coming in 2017 Rick Lazio on Key Housing Issues Coming in 2017

Rick Lazio, head of the affordable housing and housing finance practice at the Jones Walker law firm and former U.S. congressman, talks with AHF about what he would like to see from the new administration, the key housing issues he’ll be monitoring, the prospects for the RAD program, and what developers can do to make the case for affordable housing in Washington, D.C. More

Trump Picks Carson for Top HUD Post
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Trump Picks Carson for Top HUD Post

Industry leaders react to the unconventional choice for HUD secretary. More

HUD: All Public Housing to Become Smoke-Free
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HUD: All Public Housing to Become Smoke-Free

New rule will help create healthier communities, save PHAs millions annually. More

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