November-December 2023 Table of Contents

THE BUZZ
Eden Housing Bridges the Generation Gap AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Eden Housing Bridges the Generation Gap

San Jose development serves young adults, seniors, and families. Read more

Be Counted in the 2024 AHF 50 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Be Counted in the 2024 AHF 50

Due Feb. 5, the annual survey determines the nation’s top affordable housing developers and owners. Read more

IHDA and LISC Announce Program to Support Emerging Housing Developers AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE IHDA and LISC Announce Program to Support Emerging Housing Developers

The initiative seeks to reduce barriers to entry for developers of color in the LIHTC program. Read more

NEF Acquires Mountain Plains Equity Group AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE NEF Acquires Mountain Plains Equity Group

The move expands the firm’s presence in the West. Read more

Affordable Housing Veterans Launch New Firm AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Affordable Housing Veterans Launch New Firm

Led by Louie Lange and Adam Hanson, Völker Development closes on the financing for its first project. Read more

Industry Veteran Buzz Roberts to Retire AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Industry Veteran Buzz Roberts to Retire

During his career, he has worked on a number of influential housing programs and policies. Read more

People on the Move 10.2.23 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE People on the Move 10.2.23

Catch up on personnel moves at Community Housing Partners, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corp., Holland & Knight, Advantage Capital, and Amie Gross Architects. Read more

People on the Move 10.13.23 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE People on the Move 10.13.23

Read about leadership moves at Gorman & Co., The Fortune Society, Walker & Dunlop's Affordable Equity team, CSH, and CDT. Read more

People on the Move 10.27.23 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE People on the Move 10.27.23

Industry veteran Corine Sheridan announces retirement and other personnel moves. Read more

POLICY
Banking Regulators Release Final Rule on CRA AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Banking Regulators Release Final Rule on CRA

The impact on affordable housing continues to be assessed. Read more

HUD Awards $160.1 Million in Section 202 Funding AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE HUD Awards $160.1 Million in Section 202 Funding

The grants will help finance the construction and operation of 1,262 units for low-income seniors. Read more

HUD Requires 41 Additional Metro Areas to Use Small Area Fair Market Rents AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE HUD Requires 41 Additional Metro Areas to Use Small Area Fair Market Rents

The move aims to expand opportunities for households using Housing Choice Vouchers. Read more

FINANCE
5 Ways to Maximize IRA Tax Credits and Rebates With LIHTCs AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE 5 Ways to Maximize IRA Tax Credits and Rebates With LIHTCs

Baker Tilly’s Don Bernards explores deal opportunities created by the Inflation Reduction Act. Read more

OPERATIONS
Survey Finds Significant Insurance Cost Increases for Affordable Housing Providers AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Survey Finds Significant Insurance Cost Increases for Affordable Housing Providers

Nearly 1 in every 3 policies saw recent rate increases of 25% or more. Read more

HFAs
NCSHA Updates Recommended Practices for Housing Credit Administration AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE NCSHA Updates Recommended Practices for Housing Credit Administration

Previously revised in 2017, the guidelines offer suggestions on navigating higher development costs and other issues. Read more

FEATURES
Healthy Diagnosis: New Developments Strengthen the Connection Between Health and Housing AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Healthy Diagnosis: New Developments Strengthen the Connection Between Health and Housing

Read about the latest innovations in affordable housing. Read more

'Health is Housing': Q&A With Keli Savage AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE 'Health is Housing': Q&A With Keli Savage

The associate vice president and head of impact strategy at CVS Health/Aetna discusses her company's role in affordable housing. Read more

AHF Unveils 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards Winners Multifamily Executive AHF Unveils 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

Lake Anne House, serving seniors in Reston, Virginia, wins overall best development. Read more

POP QUIZ
Pop Quiz With Mary Wright AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Pop Quiz With Mary Wright

Meet the head of the Wisconsin Housing Preservation Corp., who discusses her organization's work and the skills that have helped her the most. Read more

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