Affordable Housing Finance Update


Industry Leaders Optimistic About Extenders Package

Capitol Hill insiders provide update on lame-duck session, tax reform, and the HUD budget. Read More

Terwilliger Speaks Out on ‘Silent Housing Crisis’

Ron Terwilliger, one of the nation’s most successful real estate developers, calls for a rethinking of federal housing policy at AHF Live. Read More

LIHTC Allocators Discuss Development Costs, QAP Changes

LIHTC officials from Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington discuss high costs, QAP changes, and other issues at AHF Live. Read More

Debt Available, but Developers Warned to Proceed With Caution

The market is ripe with deals, and debt is readily available. But panelists at AHF Live last week cautioned developers to play it smart instead of feeding the frenzy. Read More

Industry Needs to Restart Education Efforts for LIHTC

Leaders urge developers to also showcase developments with HUD and Rural Development financing. Read More

Be Counted in the AHF 50

It’s time to be counted in Affordable Housing Finance’s annual AHF 50 lists of the top owners, developers, and firms completing acquisitions and rehabs. Read More

Senator Criticizes HUD, Plans to Object to Nomination

Knocking HUD for its oversight of the MTW program, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) announces plans to object to the assistant secretary nomination. Read More

Women and Their Families Find Homes, Support at Gini’s House

Liberation Programs and New Neighborhoods team up to create 18 units for formerly homeless or at-risk households. Read More

Missouri Project Offers Beacon of Hope for Residents

Development team creates a mix of duplexes and apartments to serve formerly homeless individuals as well as low-income households. Read More

Report: Child Homelessness at Historic High

The latest research from The National Center on Family Homelessness shows almost 2.5 million children experienced homelessness in 2013. Read More

Pop Quiz With Debra Koehler

Meet Debra Koehler, president and founder of Sage Partners, an affordable housing developer in Tampa, Fla. Read More

Rent Reporting Helps Subsidized Renters Build Credit

A new study from Experian RentBureau released in August 2014 reveals that affordable housing renters have a lot to gain from having positive rental payments reported to credit bureaus. Read More

Moody’s: Rising Margins Drive Stable Outlook for HFAs

The state housing finance agency (HFA) sector was assigned a “stable” outlook for the second consecutive year by Moody’s. Read More

LISC Seeks to Spur Arts and Cultural Investments in Low-Income Communities

The Kresge Foundation is providing $3.5 million in seed funding for a new “creative placemaking” initiative, which will fund projects ranging from live/work space for artists to arts-related businesses. Read More

Calendar of Events

A sneak peek at the top industry events for the first half of 2015. Read More

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