Pamela Martineau Author Archives

Housing Projects’ Entitlement

A lack of affordable housing has reached crisis levels throughout huge swaths of the nation.

Patience, Creativity and Strong Communication with Partners

What it Takes to Close Deals in a Shifting Economic Landscape

Permanent Supportive Housing

As the homeless crisis deepens throughout the United States—particularly on the West Coast—affordable housing developers are increasingly partnering with social service providers to offer permanent supportive housing to homeless people and other vulnerable populations.

Tax-Exempt Essential Function Bonds  

Over the past three years, a new financing product has paved the way for converting privately owned apartment complexes to 100 percent public, governmental ownership with no equity contribution.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Set for Strong 2022

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Multifamily are experiencing an uptick in purchase volumes as the debt capital market environment appears to be shifting in the latter half of 2022.

Affordable Housing and the Finance Market  

Rising Interest Rates and Fears of Recession Force Developers and Lenders to Get Creative

Generational Shift: Wave of Retirements Brings New Leaders into Affordable Housing Space

With the Baby Boomer generation retiring en masse, a wave of new leaders is stepping up in the affordable housing space creating a generational shift in the industry.

Breaking Ground: Larry Di Rita, Greater Washington, DC Market President, Bank of America  

Bank of America has a long history of financing and supporting affordable housing across the nation. It’s a commitment born out of a desire to support communities and enhance quality of life in neighborhoods large and small.

Decarbonization and Electrification

ble housing communities across the nation have much to gain from decarbonization and electrification, yet unfamiliarity with new technologies, the high cost of retrofitting buildings, and complicated access to funding sources and incentives have slowed the conversion.

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