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Boston Fights Foreclosures

Boston —In February 2008, Mayor Thomas M. Menino, surrounded by city officials and photographers, visited a street of empty houses. More

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Bracing for 2009

The affordable housing industry can't undo the train wreck that was 2008. It can only hope to take the first steps toward recovery in 2009. More

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Unfinished Business

The following is a summary of a white paper on federal housing policy developed by the editors of AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE in conjunction with the magazine's Editorial Advisory Board. More

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HFAs Face Troubled Housing Market

Welcome to the state housing finance agency (HFA) world. More

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State LIHTC Funds Prepare for Tough Year

Low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) prices are down from a year ago, the financial markets are stressed, credit is tight, and the short-term economic outlook is gloomy. More

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What HFAs See in the LIHTC Market

Some low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) deals are struggling in the wake of declining equity prices. More

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LIHTC Modernization Bill Anticipated

By most accounts, 2008 is going to be a tough year for low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) developers, with equity prices for credits projected to be lower than they have been in recent years. More

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Nightmare at Pond View Village

GLOUCESTER, MASS. - Bob Gillis has learned the hard way about the risks of building and selling highend condominiums. “It’s a tough business, and you have to have the nerves for it,” he said. More

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Former Treasury Secretary to Paulson: NextSolution Must Address Rising Mortgage Debt

As current Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. continues pitching his estimated $700 billion bailout plan to Congress and other stakeholders, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers warns that any solution to the problem will be incomplete unless it addresses shrinking home values and mounting mortgage debts. More

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Entering Uncharted Waters

The outlook for affordable housing in the coming year is probably better than it was a year ago, but only slightly. More

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2024 Readers’ Choice Awards Open for Nominations

The deadline to enter your outstanding affordable housing developments is April 1. More

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