affordable housing

2018 NHP Foundation Symposium Issues Challenge: Leaders to Tackle Affordable Housing Reboot

  NEW YORK/ OCTOBER 11, 2018 (STL.News) NHPF (The NHP Foundation), a national leader in providing quality affordable housing to America’s working poor, seniors and families, today announced its 2018 fundraising event. “Housing & Health: The Backbone of Strong Communities” will be held October 16th at Union Station in Washington, D.C. The event combines education … Continue reading 2018 NHP Foundation Symposium Issues Challenge: Leaders to Tackle Affordable Housing Reboot

Why Offsite Construction Is the Right Choice for Affordable Housing in B.C.

  CALGARY, ALBERTA/ SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 (STL.News) Nomodic, a design-build firm specializing in hybrid prefabricated construction, will begin building the first modular supportive housing complexes for Terrace and Smithers this year, as part of BC Housing’s Rapid Response to Homelessness initiative. “Our passion is to create positive change and leave things better,” said Kevin Read, … Continue reading Why Offsite Construction Is the Right Choice for Affordable Housing in B.C.

Tax Reform, Income Averaging and Other Affordable Housing Hot Topics will be Discussed at Novogradac Conference

NEW ORLEANS/ SEPTEMBER 06, 2018 (STL.News) Although the 2017 tax code overhaul made no direct changes to the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), several enacted provisions have indirectly affected the LIHTC. Changes, such as a reduction in the corporate tax rate, the repeal of the alternative minimum tax, the creation of a base erosion and … Continue reading Tax Reform, Income Averaging and Other Affordable Housing Hot Topics will be Discussed at Novogradac Conference

New Orleans News: City of New Orleans to Award $10 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Friday, Mayor Cantrell announced the release of $10 million dollars in funds to go toward affordable housing in New Orleans. The City released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the awarding of approximately $10,000,000 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Neighborhood Housing Improvement Fund … Continue reading New Orleans News: City of New Orleans to Award $10 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

Electronic Applications for Affordable/Public Housing Set Record Pace With Yardi’s RENTCafé

SANTA BARBARA, California/ July 23, 2018 (STL.News) A record number of households nationwide are going online to seek housing units operated by affordable housing providers and public housing agencies, aided by software solutions from Yardi. (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/676064/Yardi_Logo.jpg ) In the first six months of 2018, more than 200,000 applications were submitted online through the RENTCafé® … Continue reading Electronic Applications for Affordable/Public Housing Set Record Pace With Yardi’s RENTCafé

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – $616 Million for Affordable Housing and Business Assistance Approved for Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Thursday, following a meeting with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, Governor Rick Scott announced the approval to distribute $616 million to local communities for Florida’s long-term recovery efforts from last year’s hurricane season.  During the meeting, the Governor also discussed the importance of this … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – $616 Million for Affordable Housing and Business Assistance Approved for Florida

Impressive 500,000+ Yearly California Exodus Prompted By Recent Sky Rocketing Home Prices

LAS VEGAS/MAY 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The exodus from California actually started 10 years ago and has rapidly expanded in recent months. According to tax filing data from the Internal Revenue Service, 2007 to 2016 saw a steady climb in residents leaving California, and the top recipient location was Texas, from 2007 to 2016. The … Continue reading Impressive 500,000+ Yearly California Exodus Prompted By Recent Sky Rocketing Home Prices

Reduce Homelessness in Los Angeles with Bold, Collaborative Actions to Increase Access to Temporary and Permanent Housing, Says New ULI Report

WASHINGTON/ May 8, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Rising homelessness throughout Los Angeles can be stemmed only through bold, creative, collaborative actions by the public, private and non-profit sectors to increase access to shelters as well as transitional and permanent housing, says a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The Institute is a global, member-driven … Continue reading Reduce Homelessness in Los Angeles with Bold, Collaborative Actions to Increase Access to Temporary and Permanent Housing, Says New ULI Report