October 2010 Table of Contents

Keeping a United Front Keeping a United Front

NEW BEDFORD, MASS.— This June, residents moved back into the first 50 finished apartments in the redevelopment of the United Front Homes. Read more

Stasch Leads the Way for Change Stasch Leads the Way for Change

CHICAGO— Developer. Housing commissioner. Grantmaker. Read more

Doing It All Doing It All

PORTLAND, MAINE—The professional growth of DJ Nelson and the expansion of The Eagle Point Cos. are closely connected. Read more

Beyond Numbers Beyond Numbers

BETHESDA, MD.—David Reznick's extraordinary career in the affordable housing industry began with just one client, nearly 50 years ago. Read more

N.C. Nonprofit Achieves Green Firsts N.C. Nonprofit Achieves Green Firsts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Affordable Housing Group of North Carolina, a nonprofit developer based in Charlotte, is taking affordable housing to a new level in the state. Read more

Southeast Update Southeast Update

Construction started this summer on Heritage at McDonough, a 105-unit community for low-income seniors in McDonough, Ga., a growing suburb of Atlanta that is expected to nearly double its seniors population in the next 15 years. Read more

Instrument of Hope Instrument of Hope

LOS ANGELES—When her colleagues describe Alice Carr, what emerges is a perfect balance between heart and mind. Read more

Playing to Win Playing to Win

EAGLE, IDAHO—During summer breaks from college, Caleb Roope built playgrounds at affordable housing developments. Read more

The Enclave Revived The Enclave Revived

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—You can still find Internet ads for The Enclave, a luxury condo development here with steeply discounted prices starting in the low $100,000s. Read more

Going Home Again Going Home Again

COLUMBIA, MD.— Stacy Spann has come back home to make a difference. Read more

Looking Forward

RALEIGH, N.C.—State officials here are done worrying about the credit crisis, which stranded hundreds of affordable housing developers without investors to buy their low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). Read more

Net-Zero Energy Community Gets Under Way

Construction has begun on a 32-unit single-family home subdivision where residents won’t have to worry about a utility bill. Read more

Answering Housing's Call to Action Answering Housing's Call to Action

Housing is asking a lot of its leaders these days. Read more

Streamlined Precision Streamlined Precision

Fannie Mae has reorganized its affordable multifamily division hoping to speed up deal cycle timelines and maintain a more consistent approach across all of its markets. Read more


Terri L. Ludwig has been appointed president and CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. She will step into the top post Jan. 1, 2011. Read more

Outlook Uncertain for Tax Bill

Congress appeared headed for adjournment for the November elections without taking final action on a tax extender bill that includes a number of critical housing-related provisions, including funding for the national affordable housing trust fund and a re Read more

Vacant Offices Become Housing Vacant Offices Become Housing

FITCHBURG, MASS.— An old five-story office building has been renovated into 31 apartments, including eight affordable units, with the help of historic and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs). Read more

Pop Quiz: Q & A with David Deutch, a partner at Pinnacle Housing Group Pop Quiz: Q & A with David Deutch, a partner at Pinnacle Housing Group

DAVID DEUTCH is a partner at Pinnacle Housing Group, a Miami-based affordable housing developer. Read more

No Mean Feat No Mean Feat

SAN JOSE, CALIF.— Kevin Zwick's job is to make Silicon Valley a more affordable place to live. Read more

Relationships: The Heart of the Deal Relationships: The Heart of the Deal

PHILADELPHIA— Four decades of building affordable housing boil down to a single lesson for Robert Greer. Read more

Affordable Housing's Young Leaders of 2010 Affordable Housing's Young Leaders of 2010

Meet five people 40 years old and younger who are making a difference in our industry: AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE's 2010 Young Leaders. Read more

A Home for Everyone A Home for Everyone

COLUMBIA, MD.— James and Patricia Rouse set a soaring goal: Make sure every American has a decent, affordable home. Read more

2010 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Inductees 2010 Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Inductees

The late James Rouse didn't follow the rules when it came to leading a business. Read more

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