Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: affordable housing

Affordable housing is housing which is deemed affordable to those with a median household income as rated by the national government or a local government by a recognized housing affordability index.

GSEs move toward privatization

FHFA says Fannie, Freddie must direct over one-third of multifamily loans towards affordable housing The Federal Housing Finance Agency will increase caps on the amount...

Study: Affordable housing policy backfires in Baltimore, Washington region

Inclusionary zoning is perhaps the most popular affordable housing program among U.S. local governments today. It requires new housing developments to include some homes...

PHFA issues RFP for local groups to request funding for housing initiatives

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency is issuing a Request for Proposals soliciting applications from organizations for projects to improve the availability and affordability of...

KTGY Architecture + Planning unveils design behind Ramsey Homes Apartments in Alexandria, Va.

The Tysons office of KTGY Architecture + Planning, an international award-winning architecture firm, today revealed details behind the design of Ramsey Homes Apartments, a...

This tax credit wasn’t meant to help with housing, but that’s exactly what it’s...

As rents rise and wages stagnate, many families struggle to find affordable housing in the U.S. This is especially true for low-income households who often...

REAC program update at RealWorld

RealPage held its RealWorld user's group meeting in Orlando, Florida recently. In addition to sessions discussing RealPage's products, they also held sessions presenting information...

So, what happened to SB50?

In recent years, it has become conventional wisdom that a way to provide much-needed housing in metropolitan areas is to allow denser development, particularly...

Mayor London Breed and community members celebrate groundbreaking of new affordable housing by the...

Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Aaron Peskin, and community leaders today celebrated the joint groundbreakings of 88 Broadway and 735 Davis near The Embarcadero....

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on President Trump’s Housing Affordability Executive Order

Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., attended today's signing ceremony at the...

Walters brings 91 affordable senior housing units to Seaside Heights

Walters, an award-winning developer based in Barnegat, N.J., has completed Cornerstone At Seaside Heights, a new premium age and income-restricted apartment community. Walters redeveloped...

Builders call on Congress to address housing affordability challenges

As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) celebrates National Homeownership Month in June, builders are urging Congress to address America's housing affordability challenges. "Removing regulatory barriers...

Ben Carson takes aim at red tape blamed for soaring housing costs

“Our country is facing serious housing affordability challenges,” Carson said. “Too many families can’t afford a home mortgage, and too many Americans face high...

NMHC launches new website

Across the country, many state and local elected officials are working to develop housing policies intended to address housing affordability challenges. Unfortunately, some of...

MassHousing Closes on $35.8 Million in Financing for the Redevelopment of the Former Worcester...

MassHousing has closed on $35.8 million in affordable housing financing to Trinity Financial, for the redevelopment of the former Worcester County Courthouse in downtown...

WinnCompanies completes $18.7 million rehabilitation of affordable housing in Lynn, MA

WinnCompanies, an award-winning multifamily development and management company, today announced the completion of a $18.7 million rehabilitation of the Cobbet Hill apartments, significantly renovating...

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