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.

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Rate Desk Tuesday, June 30, 2020

 June 30, 2020 edition of Yield PRO TV Rate Desk with Michael Thomas. Indices breaking quarterly records and the Emergency Affordable Housing Act posed...
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Rate Desk Monday, June 22, 2020

 June 22, 2020 edition of Yield PRO TV Rate Desk with Michael Thomas. Freddie Forward rate lock: great when rates are rising, not so...
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Evergreen Real Estate Group expands national affordable housing portfolio

Chicago-based Evergreen Real Estate Group, a leader in the acquisition, development, rehabilitation and management of both affordable and market-rate multifamily housing, announced it has...
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Rate Desk April 30, 2020

 Rate Desk April 30 edition: Indices down UST yields .64 bp 223(f) 2.60% 221(d)(4) 3.25% Fannie 3.20% Freddie 3.40% Value-add alive Opportunities in emerging...
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Meta Housing breaks ground on 65-unit affordable multifamily development in Westminster, California

Meta Housing Corporation, a Los Angeles-based developer, in a joint venture partnership with Western Community Housing, a Southern California-based non-profit public benefit corporation, has...

Rent control just one factor among many for multifamily investors

In 2019, growing concern about a lack of affordable housing led legislatures in the nation’s two largest multifamily markets—New York and California—to enact rent...

Cochrane on housing policy

John Cochrane, an economist at the Hoover Institution, was recently interviewed on the subject of housing, how we broke it and how it might...

The vanishing apartment

The affordability crisis is creeping up into middle-income households according to Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies’ 2020 report, America’s Rental Housing. 48% of renter...

Multifamily can help the affordability crisis

Freddie Mac’s mission is stability and liquidity for the housing market. As such, it is one of the biggest players in the country, keeping...

HUD issues request for information on eliminating regulatory barriers to affordable housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public comment on Federal, State, local, and Tribal...

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...

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