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How Modular Construction Can Benefit Multifamily Developments

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on March 25, 2019 0 Comments
How Modular Construction Can Benefit Multifamily Developments

Modular construction is a hot topic within the construction industry as a potential solution to labor shortages and rising costs — and, subsequently, housing affordability — because of the speed and efficiency with which these structures can be built. Multifamily developers interested in learning how to adopt this practice in their businesses can learn more from an experienced multifamily builder member in a March 27 webinar.

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Navigating Housing’s Complicated Marijuana Legal Landscape

Filed in Legal, Multifamily by on March 11, 2019 0 Comments
Navigating Housing’s Complicated Marijuana Legal Landscape

Although marijuana may be legal in certain states, it is still illegal federally, which has caused uncertainty around legal restrictions. Learn the facts in the March 21 webinar, “How Do I Maneuver through the Issues that Marijuana May Bring?”

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HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on February 22, 2019 0 Comments
HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections

HUD has announced it is dramatically reducing the advance notice it provides to public housing authorities and private owners of HUD-subsidized apartment developments before inspections to 14 days.

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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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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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NAHB Study on Multifamily Regulatory Burdens Spurs Capitol Hill Hearing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on September 5, 2018 2 Comments
NAHB Study on Multifamily Regulatory Burdens Spurs Capitol Hill Hearing

A recent study by NAHB and the National Multifamily Housing Council that details how regulations account for 32% of the cost of developing new multifamily properties has caught the attention of Congress.

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Turning Auto Dealerships Into Upscale Apartments

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on August 27, 2018 0 Comments
Turning Auto Dealerships Into Upscale Apartments

Until just a few years ago, a large building in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle housed BMW and Mercedes dealerships. But those automakers outgrew their surroundings and moved to a larger facility, leaving the site ripe for an award-winning redevelopment project. 

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Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Dips Slightly

Filed in Multifamily by on August 23, 2018 0 Comments
Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Dips Slightly

Confidence in the multifamily housing market edged down in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Multifamily Production Index released today by NAHB.

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Gothic Drama + Modern Lofts = Mixed-Use Success

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on June 6, 2018 0 Comments
Gothic Drama + Modern Lofts = Mixed-Use Success

The Arcade, a 100-year-old office and retail block, stood empty in downtown St. Louis for 30 years. The roof had been neglected and water had streamed throughout the buildings, with the worst damage on the upper levels. Today, it’s a successful rental apartment building and Pillars of the Industry award winner.

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