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Gowanus rezoning could require developers to buy Housing Authority"s air rights

An upcoming rezoning of Gowanus is expected to create thousands of apartments, including affordable units, a public promenade bordering the canal, new schools, manufacturing and retail spaces to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

State ID"s Arden Way property for affordable housing

A state-owned property on Arden Way in Sacramento is one of six where state officials are accepting a request for qualifications from developers interested in affordable housing projects for those sites......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Metro"s D.C. headquarters redevelopment hinges on housing credits deal

Metro is on the cusp of finalizing a deal it announced earlier this year with a team of big-name developers to redevelop the agency’s aging downtown D.C. headquarters into a new office building — but there’s one important hurdle left to clear. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2020

REBNY joins call for u-turn on affordable housing cuts

The Real Estate Board of New York has joined a coalition of developers and advocates to urge Mayor Bill de Blasio .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 1st, 2020

Business group calls on Houston Housing Authority to suspend all land deals

One of the largest real estate associations in Houston is calling on the Houston Housing Authority to cease all property deals until the City Council can weigh in on them......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 12th, 2020

Developer sues Houston Housing Authority over proposed low-income development

A local real estate develop.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2020

New York City developers buy Gowanus site for $22.5 million

The site is in a federal opportunity zone. It currently offers 37,000 buildable square feet, but there could be even greater development potential under a new Gowanus zoning proposal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

Affordable apartments near Brady Street among 2020 tax credit winners

More than 400 apartments would be built for low-income renters in Milwaukee County under Tuesday’s award of the limited, and much coveted, state and federal affordable housing tax credits.  The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

NMHC Multifamily Construction Survey shows significant delays in apartment construction

The percent of apartment developers reporting construction delays remained essentially the same in the second iteration of the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) Construction Survey--56% compared to 55% in the April 3 survey. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 17th, 2020

Home building grinding to halt amid COVID disruption

The percent of apartment developers reporting construction delays remained essentially the same in the second iteration of the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) Construction Survey.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyApr 17th, 2020

Birmingham"s housing authority names interim CEO

The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District is under new leadership. Michael Lundy, who has led the organization since 2016, was recently placed on paid administrative leave and Dontrelle Young-Foster was named interim president and CEO of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Housing Authority attempts $233M redevelopment of Memphis apartments

"This is the largest improvement of existing public housing units that’s ever been done [in Memphis]," said Marcia Lewis, CEO of MHA......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

HUD orders 60-day foreclosure moratorium for homeowners affected by coronavirus

The moratoriums will affect millions of loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and issued by the Federal Housing Authority......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 18th, 2020

City notches win to expand hours for Housing Authority workers

Fear gripped financial markets around the world Monday as stock prices and bond yields plunge on worries about the effects of a new coronavirus. The most violent drops came from the oil markets,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 10th, 2020

1,000+ more apartments proposed despite county housing halt

It appears developers aren't any less hungry to build apartment projects, even though approvals have been stalled for some housing in parts of Orange County. In the past week, a trio of projects sought approvals for the construction of 1,000 apartme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2020

Councilman wants commitment to NYCHA repairs in Gowanus rezoning

The City Council member with power over the says the city needs to commit to fixing the neighborhood's before the can move forward. The rezoning plan has yet to enter the city's formal... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 20th, 2020

Approved Tenderloin project now envisioned as group housing with 300-plus beds

This residential project was approved back in 2018 for 176 units, but now its developers are hoping to change course......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2020

SAHA slims down Hemisfair apartment plans (slideshow)

The San Antonio Housing Authority and Franklin Development’s proposed mixed-income apartment and townhome development near Hemisfair has a new, shorter design with significantly less retail and commercial space. The project on two plots on Cesar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2020

Stringer floats Tenant Bill of Rights proposal

At the height of the 2008 economic collapse, then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the elimination of a discriminatory housing practice known as “ “It all started back when there was a lot of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 19th, 2020

NYCHA scores $1.5B deal to privatize apartments in Brooklyn and Manhattan

The New York City Housing Authority has struck an agreement to bring nearly 6,000 apartments in Manhattan and Brooklyn under private management in a deal that will raise more than $1.5 billion for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 19th, 2020

Luxury apartments rise in a poor neighborhood: What"s next?

New apartment buildings often look to activists like precisely the problem. Let developers build more housing, particularly in poorer neighborhoods, and tenant groups and neighbors fear the market will .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020