Market Rate Housing Category Archives

2014 NH&RA Annual Meeting & Senior Housing Symposium: Conference Materials

All conference materials, PowerPoint presentations, relevant articles, reports, memos, etc. from the 2014 NH&RA Annual Meeting are available below under the relevant session titles. Click below to learn more about the topics that were covered at the meeting! Conference Recordings of each session will be available in NH&RA’s Online Store following the conference.

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Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases New Report at Washington Event

On December 9, 2013, the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University (JCHS) released a new report on U.S. renters and rental housing characteristics, conditions, and trends during an event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The report, America’s Rental Housing: Evolving Markets and Trends, describes how the 2008 recession has impacted rental housing trends. Currently, there are 43 million rental households, representing 35% of Americans — the highest rate in more than a decade. Additionally, a disproportionate amount of lower-income families and individuals living in rental housing pay an excessive share of their income towards rent. Because of the vast changes in housing, many consider America to be experiencing the worst crisis today in renter affordability.

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Affordable Housing in the New England Region: A New Special Report

Multifamily housing developers, community organizations, investors, and lenders interested in affordable rental housing in New England have a new resource available that provides a comprehensive overview of current opportunities. A special report entitled “A Variety of Approaches: New England State Agencies Differ in Needs, Priorities in Their Housing Credit Programs” reviews recent and current tax credit allocation activity, project trends, and state priorities in the New England states ““Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Low-Income Housing Limits to Be Waived For Colorado Disaster Victims

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it is waiving certain limitations for projects financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) or exempt facility bonds so that owners and operates across the United States can provide housing to victims of severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides in Colorado that began September 11, 2013.

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UPDATE: DC Council Approves 2014 Budget, Mayor’s Affordable Housing Plan Included

In his State of the City speech earlier this year, Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray pledged $100 million towards affordable housing for the District of Columbia. The plan that will guide the administration’s affordable housing efforts was recently unveiled. “Bridges to Opportunity: A New Housing Strategy for DC” was produced by a task force appointed by the Mayor in 2012 and proposes three broad strategic goals and 24 Action Items to achieve those goals.

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NH&RA 2013 Annual Meeting and Senior Housing Symposium Conference Materials Now Available

NH&RA was thrilled to welcome over 250 participants to the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in South Beach for our 2013 Annual Meeting. All conference materials, Power Point presentations, relevant articles, reports, memos, etc. are available below under the relevant session titles.

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