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Weatherizing Multifamily Affordable Housing with BIL Funding    

By / Issue: August 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) helps low-income households access energy efficiency, renewable energy and health and safety upgrades for their homes. 

Industry Insights: Designing to Close

By / Issue: August 2022

I’ve heard the current development environment described as playing whack-a-mole: as soon as one problem is solved, another crops up.

Housing USA: Prefab Construction

By / Issue: August 2022

Developers who build market-rate housing are increasingly turning to prefabricated construction techniques, because they represent, in multiple ways, a path to efficiency.

The Guru Is In: Evolvable Design

By / Issue: August 2022

When the Ukrainians begin rebuilding their bludgeoned eastern cities and returning to their damaged homes, among the dysfunctional Soviet legacies they must address is a deeply embedded, invisible one: their national building code. 

Case Study: New York’s Lambert Houses May Again Be An Urban Renewal Template 

By / Issue: August 2022

The Lambert Houses in the New York City borough of the Bronx were considered cutting-edge solutions to inner city housing problems when they were constructed in the 1970s.

Case Study: The Court Square Building in Springfield, MA 

By / Issue: August 2022

Historic Massachusetts Hotel to Be Preserved and Improved 

Breaking Ground Michael Binette, Senior Partner + Managing Principal, The Architectural Team 

By / Issue: August 2022

Michael Binette is an award-winning architect who has been designing affordable housing for 40 years. 

Blueprint for August: #Design

By / Issue: August 2022

I recently attended the National Council of State Housing Agencies conference in Chicago.

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

By / Issue: July 2022

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.

Industry Insights: Continuity Amid a Changing Environment  

By / Issue: July 2022

Affordable housing is facing many headwinds: rising interest rates, inflation, increased insurance costs, supply chain delays and labor shortages, just to name a few.

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