Affordable housing in the news

I haven’t written a new post in weeks. This is in part due to an unusually busy schedule but also (and probably mostly) in part to the lack of connection I have felt lately to this blog. I still care passionately about affordable housing, but I haven’t been able to muster interest in research and […]

Monthly Roundup: Five stories in the news

After a long break, here is my newest roundup of the month’s most enticing, infuriating, discussion-worthy news stories! I have always enjoyed these posts, since they give me time to reflect on my recent reading and to share my thoughts on multiple aspects of affordable housing. Please let me know in the comments about your favorite compelling […]

Vote for affordable housing projects!

Affordable Housing Finance (AHF), an online magazine that covers affordable housing projects throughout the country, is about to close voting on its annual Reader’s Choice Awards. The contest is broken into nine categories, with 34 projects total projects in competition. Eligible developments were either completed in 2014 or will be completed in 2015. Each entry […]

March Roundup: Eight stories from the news

I have been super busy the past few weeks and so haven’t spent as much time as usual reading the news. Apologies to any stories I have overlooked. Here is a brief overview of some happenings in the affordable housing world this month. There are some cool proposed solutions and some scary (although unsurprising) statistics. […]

February Roundup: Seven Stories in the News

    Another month and here we are: roundup time. Here are a few stories that caught my eye this month. 1) Fremont wake mourns loss of affordable housing -Rising rents and new developments are pricing out longtime residents of this Seattle neighborhood. To bring attention to their cause, a group of former and current area residents held […]

January Roundup: Seven Stories in the News

January was full of proposed solutions, problems, deferred legislation. America is on the cusp of change, either toward a holistic, affordable-housing based society or toward a bifurcated state comprised only of the very rich and the very poor, the antithesis of our founders’ intended country. I hope we land on the side of balance. 1) Who gets […]