Industry News

San Antonio Housing Authority Planning Big Investment in Mixed-Income Housing

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) board approved a $486 million funding package that will support a range of projects, including a 326-unit apartment building with half the units reserved for renters earning up to 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), a 252-unit complex entirely reserved for residents earning up to 50 percent […]

San Jose Considers New Law Barring Section 8 Voucher Discrimination

The San Jose City Council is set to adopt a new Housing Payment Equity Ordinance that prohibits the discrimination of income sources. The ordinance will cover all rentals—including single-family homes, duplexes, multifamily units, co-living spaces, accessory dwelling units, guest houses and mobile homes—with one exception: rooms in single-family homes where the landlord lives in the house, too.

HFSC Holds Field Hearing on Homelessness in Los Angeles

Last week the House Financial Service Committee (HFSC) held a field hearing titled “Examining the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles.” In her opening remarks, Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for a  bold and comprehensive response at the federal, state and local levels to address the homelessness crisis.

Member News

Nixon Peabody: Update of ROFR Cases

In this article, Louis Dolan and Juan García with Nixon Peabody describe the implications of a recent decision out of the Eastern District of New York concerning rights of first refusal (ROFR). The decision provides a very effective roadmap for litigating these disputes in federal court and suggests some arguments that property developers and investors […]

2020 Enterprise Green Communities Criteria Open for Comment

Enterprise opened its public comment period on the 2020 Green Communities Criteria. Maintaining the same eight categories, the 2020 Green Communities Criteria is looking at new ways to explore how the criteria can contribute to: improving resident health; strengthening homes’ resilience; managing developers’ upfront costs while improving building performance; and promoting equitable outcomes.

Tidwell Group Announces Six New Partners

The Tidwell Group, LLC announced Patty Azallion, William Brookshire, Damien Cassell, Andy Gantzer, Chris Ofat and Jeanne-Marie Smith as its newest partners. 

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