Student Housing Scores $60M for Its Student Digs Play
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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. Read more

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Is Student Housing Getting Overheated?

The student housing industry has attracted the attention of many investors looking to diversify their assets over the last few years. So much so that some industry vets are wondering if the sector is starting to overheat. Read more

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Diversify: The Student Housing Hedge

The stability of the student housing market is one of the reasons more apartment companies are starting to enter the arena. Read more

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Bill introduced in House to preserve rural housing

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the House to preserve and revitalize aging Sec. 515 rural rental housing projects, while also allowing owners with pre-1989 loans to prepay their mortgages and convert their projects to market-rate housing. Read more

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Find out if you need lease-up help

In this issue: Ten steps to guarantee a miserable experience in the first year of the credit period; HUD’s clarification of its new student rule; a reminder about qualifying Hurricane Katrina victims. Read more

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Seniors to help students at new affordablehousing

Chula Vista, Calif. — MAAC Project, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is building a home on an elementary school campus for seniors interested in mentoring students. Read more

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Project-based voucher program’s final rules take some by surprise

In this issue: New Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) final rules affecting Sec. 42: rent restrictions for project-based voucher units and the student rule. Also, is there a change in Sec. 42 utility allowances pending? Read more

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States surveyed about student rules, between-building transfers

What’s new in Sec. 42 compliance: Catching up with changes to Form 8609 and Form 8823 … states weigh in on changes to key issues. Read more

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