The March/April issue of Affordable Housing Finance digs into the growing number of unaccompanied youths experiencing homelessness.

The cover story looks at several recent developments aimed at youths aging out of foster care and other vulnerable young adults. Developers at Venice Community Housing, LA Family Housing, Cohen-Esrey Development Group, and Homeward NYC take us inside their developments, while experts at Brooks+ Scarpa, Merchants Capital, and Klein Hornig share their design, finance, and legal insight.

In the issue’s other main story, AHF unveils its annual Top 25 Lenders list, which is topped by Citi Community Capital. Lenders look at the year ahead and share why they hope to make more deals in 2024.

Other highlights of the March/April issue include:

· A profile of Bellwether Housing’s The Aries at Bitter Lake, a new development helping meet the housing needs of families in North Seattle;

· A look at the extension of the Housing Finance Agency Risk-Sharing Initiative, which is positioned to create or preserve another 38.000 affordable rental homes over the next 10 years;

· A review of Fannie Mae’s 2023 multifamily housing activity and its recent renter survey findings;

· A Q&A with Kevin Palmer, head of Freddie Mac Multifamily, who shares his outlook and priorities for the year ahead;

· AHF’s year-end survey of low-income housing tax credit syndicators, who share their 2023 results and break down the latest market conditions;

· 7 questions to ask your syndicator; and

· Pop Quiz with Carmen Romero, president and CEO of the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing.

Check out the digital issue here.