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FHA Seeks to Boost Small Properties

The agency moves forward on its Small Building Risk Sharing Initiative. More

NeighborWorks Names New Leader
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NeighborWorks Names New Leader

Paul Weech leaves the Housing Partnership Network to become president and CEO of... More

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The Multiplier Effect

What do homeless veterans, farmworkers, small towns devastated by natural disasters, and the mentally ill all have in common? More

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CommonBond Names CEO

Deidre Schmidt has been named CEO of CommonBond Communities, a leading developer based in St. Paul, Minn. More

New CDFI Bond Program Funds Housing
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New CDFI Bond Program Funds Housing

The Treasury has guaranteed $325 million in bonds to support affordable housing... More

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Habitat Townhomes Take a Passive Approach to Affordable Housing Habitat Townhomes Take a Passive Approach to Affordable Housing

Despite its rigorous standards, Passive House design lends itself to Habitat’s volunteer-driven model. More

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LIHTC Fixed Rate Expires

An important provision of the law governing the housing tax credit expired at the end of 2013, which likely means many developers will lose substantial amounts of equity for their affordable housing projects. More

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Spreading the Wealth: Jobsite Diversity for Multifamily Builders

In Charlotte, minorities have made up the majority of its 752,000 population since 2011, and women account for more than half. And there, Balfour Beatty Construction is part of a construction team that this month was selected to build a 146,000-square-foot, 400-bed freshman residential hall, which that team will start in December on the South Village area of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s campus. More

Serving Rural America
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Serving Rural America

Although these small towns present challenges, developers are overcoming them to... More

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Carpet Cottages the Latest in Low-RiseHousing

he design for the cluster of small houses, with their pitched roofs and clapboard siding, looks like something from another era of New Orleans architecture, but the plan for these “Carpet Cottages” is brand new. More

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