AHF Announces Top 25 Affordable Housing Lenders of 2014

Citi Community Capital tops list for sixth consecutive year. Read More

Bill Seeks to Establish Fixed LIHTC Rate

A bill to establish a permanent minimum rate for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) will be introduced by Reps. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and Richard Neal (D-Mass.). Read More

Readers’ Choice Awards Competition Opens

Affordable Housing Finance has opened its 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. The entry period continues through March 23. Read More

Firms Offer Energy Benchmarking in 7 States

Owners and managers of affordable multifamily properties have the opportunity to understand their energy usage and determine the next steps to lower their costs. Read More

Study: Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing Pays Off in Virginia

Residents in energy-efficient affordable housing are saving more than $600 annually on their electricity bills. Read More

Pop Quiz With Deidre Schmidt

Deidre Schmidt recently became just the third CEO in CommonBond Communities’ long history. She tells us what changes she may bring to the St. Paul, Minn., nonprofit and how she got started in the business. Read More

California Assembly Leader Unveils Housing Plan

California leaders introduce an affordable housing proposal that calls for establishing a $75 fee to record certain real estate documents and increasing state housing credits by $300 million. Read More

New Website Focuses on Housing’s Impact

HowHousingMatters.org brings together the latest news and research on how housing affects families and communities. Read More

Foreclosed Property Returns as Affordable Housing

Satellite Affordable Housing Associates has revived a foreclosed Northern California apartment with help from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Read More

People on the Move

The latest personnel moves at Candeur Group, Great Lakes Capital Fund, Boston Financial Investment Management, Bellwether Enterprise, Pennrose, and other firms. Read More

Indiana Awards LIHTCs to 16 Developments

The $12.5 million in reservations will fund 809 housing units and could leverage up to $112 million in private development capital.Read More

Merritt Closes $61 Million Fund

Merritt’s Multi-Investor Fund XVII features six acquisition–rehab properties. As a result, the fund will help preserve 536 affordable housing units. Read More

Calendar of Events

Coming this spring: CohnReznick’s Affordable Housing Conference, the IRHP+IPED Affordable Housing Preservation Conference, the NH&RA Developers Forum, and more industry events. Read More