Multifamily

Unique Reuse Project and Green-Focused Developer Receive Top Honors at Multifamily Pillars Awards

Filed in Awards, International Builders' Show, Multifamily by on February 19, 2019 0 Comments
Unique Reuse Project and Green-Focused Developer Receive Top Honors at Multifamily Pillars Awards

Parcels at Concourse in Memphis, Tenn., was named Multifamily Community of the Year and Gables Residential, based in Atlanta, was named Multifamily Development Firm of the Year by NAHB as part of its 2018 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards.

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4 Cities Added to LIHTC Maps

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Trends, Multifamily by on February 5, 2019 0 Comments
4 Cities Added to LIHTC Maps

NAHB has added Detroit, San Diego, Tampa, Fla., and Minneapolis to its exclusive series of maps detailing metro areas where the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is used to develop new affordable homes and apartments.

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HUD Lays Out Priorities to Address Shutdown Backlog

Filed in Multifamily by on February 4, 2019 1 Comment
HUD Lays Out Priorities to Address Shutdown Backlog

HUD has issued two memos that lay out its priorities to address the backlog of activities caused by the government shutdown.

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Local Association Urges State to Address Region’s Housing Shortage

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on January 30, 2019 0 Comments
Local Association Urges State to Address Region’s Housing Shortage

Affordable housing has been an ongoing concern across the United States, but has hit high-growth metropolitan areas such as San Francisco and Seattle particularly hard. The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties calls for greater action by Washington State to address affordable housing issues.

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Shutdown Impacts Multifamily Housing Programs

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on January 7, 2019 1 Comment
Shutdown Impacts Multifamily Housing Programs

The partial government shutdown, now well into its third week, is having an impact on HUD multifamily programs, as the agency’s spending authority expired on Dec. 21, 2018.

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Northern Virginia Builder Embraces the Value of NGBS

Craig Havenner recognizes the benefits of building to the National Green Building Standard. As president of Christopher Companies in Northern Virginia, Havenner has built more than 450 units to the NGBS, and two more of his properties under development are on their way to meeting the standard.

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Trump Signs Executive Order on Opportunity Zones

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily, Tax Reform Toolkit by on December 14, 2018 1 Comment
Trump Signs Executive Order on Opportunity Zones

President Trump yesterday signed an executive order to spur more investment in opportunity zones, a new type of economic development incentive created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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New LIHTC Webinar Offers Updates to Income Averaging Questions

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on November 30, 2018 0 Comments
New LIHTC Webinar Offers Updates to Income Averaging Questions

This Dec. 12 webinar answers questions we received about the new Income Average Test, which Low Income Housing Tax Credit professionals must consider to maintain compliance at tax-credit properties.

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Digital Marketing Done Right

Filed in Multifamily by on November 29, 2018 0 Comments
Digital Marketing Done Right

This webinar, presented by digital marketing experts, will help multifamily developers – and master plan community developers – plan and structure their digital marketing efforts in the most effective way possible.

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House to Take Up Tax Extenders, Fix for LIHTC Veterans Projects

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on November 27, 2018 1 Comment
House to Take Up Tax Extenders, Fix for LIHTC Veterans Projects

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady last night released a broad tax package that the House is expected to consider later this week. The legislation includes retirement and other savings enhancements, reforms to the Internal Revenue Service, and temporary tax relief for victims of recent natural disasters.

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