Tax Credit Advisor Article Archives

The Guru Is In: It’s Ba-a-a-ck

By / Issue: March 2022

Forcibly caged in 1982, and virtually somnolent for the last two decades, inflation is back with such a vengeance that the Administration is using ever more grandiloquent circumlocutions to deny its existence.   

Case Study: Transfiguration Place Apartments

By / Issue: March 2022

A collaboration between the City and Archdiocese of Detroit featuring an extensive consultation with area residents has resulted in the redevelopment of an old, vacant Catholic school building into 19 affordable housing units by Cinnaire Solutions and Ethos Development Partners. 

Case Study: Friars Court Apartments

By / Issue: March 2022

The emptying out of urban offices due to the pandemic has allowed many workers to relocate farther away from work, making housing in city suburbs even less affordable than usual. The town of Hudson, NH, a suburb of Boston, is one of them. 

Breaking Ground: Caleb Roope, CEO and President of The Pacific Companies

By / Issue: March 2022

For nearly 20 years, Caleb Roope, CEO and president of The Pacific Companies has used volumetric modular offsite construction for a portion of his company’s development projects.

Blueprint for March: Encouraging News in a Discouraging Time

By / Issue: March 2022

Hello again. I’ve been invited to drop in for a visit, like the retired old baseball player asked to throw out the first pitch and then turn the mound over to a younger, stronger arm. 

Technology: Pronto Poses PropTech Solution For LIHTC

By / Issue: February 2022

The use of technology in real estate has become so common as to have a moniker: PropTech. Short for “property technology,” it describes how everything from cloud storage to artificial intelligence to smart infrastructure can streamline development, construction, management and the realty of homes.

Case Study: Sage at Folsom

By / Issue: February 2022

Sage at Folsom—a 55-and-older affordable development being built in Folsom near Sacramento—will hopefully be part of a new model of senior housing for USA Properties Fund.

Housing USA: A Housing Price Boom Comes to the Boring Metros

By / Issue: February 2022

It’s been a common story in America, particularly since the pandemic: home prices keep rising.

Breaking Ground: Geoffrey Brown, President & CEO, USA Properties Fund and Incoming NH&RA Chairman

By / Issue: February 2022

When the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) convenes in Palm Beach, FL later this month for its Annual Meeting, Geoff Brown will officially become the next chairman of the Board of Directors.

Blueprint for February: Half a Century of People Making Connections

By / Issue: February 2022

This has been a fun issue of Tax Credit Advisor for me to work on. We’re helping National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) kick off its 50th anniversary celebration in 2022.

New Developments: Celebrating 50 Years of Meeting Challenges by Scaling Our Success

By / Issue: February 2022

I am the father of three young children, so birthdays still play an outsized role in our household. In the under ten set, all the action is around what kind of party you are having and between our household and the kids’ friends, we have been to just about every kind of birthday party venue you can imagine, including climbing, gymnastic and trampoline gyms, dinosaur digs, Medieval Times, state parks, country clubs, bowling alleys, laser tag courses, rope courses, petting zoos and on and on.

Case Study: The Sibley Building in Rochester, NY

By / Issue: February 2022

With the opening of a third phase of housing and a giant marketplace and food court modeled on Boston’s historic Fanueil Hall and New York’s Chelsea Market, an epic mixed-income, mixed-use historic development is nearing completion in Rochester, NY, after 12 years of creative and complicated work.

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