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2014-04-15 16:29:14

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York University graduate student Grant Palermo, part of a team of four other students, was named a finalist in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The winning team will be selected from four groups of finalists, and will be determined by proposing the best solution for the redevelopment of DeBaun House, a Revolutionary War-era...

2014-03-31 12:30:51

Construction of $52 Million Residential Development Will Generate 260 Union Construction Jobs MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced $33 million of pension capital funding for construction of Five 15 on the Park, a 259-unit apartment complex in Minneapolis. The $52 million project is expected to generate approximately 260 union construction jobs at a time when construction unemployment remains high. Five 15...

2014-03-31 12:29:44

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing the daily challenges of life can be stressful and overwhelming. And for approximately 4.8 million people living with disabilities in California, many of those challenges impact the entire family as well. For example, if a family cannot find accessible, affordable housing, they may end up living in a shelter or on the streets. Helping families with a plan to achieve residential stability is just one of the services provided by...

2014-03-26 08:31:49

Foundation Announces Nearly $4 Million in Additional Grants for Veterans' Housing, Part of Five-Year, $80 Million Commitment ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Home Depot® Foundation announced an additional $3.9 million in grants to organizations across the country that address veterans' housing needs. The recent round of grants brings the Foundation's financial contributions to the issue to $65.7 million since launching its mission in the spring of 2011 of ensuring every...

2014-03-23 23:03:33

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, broke ground on a new workforce housing property that encompasses 132 apartments as the first phase of the 14-acre El Monte Gateway transit-oriented urban community in downtown El Monte, California. A model for smart development in the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte Gateway is a public/private partnership between the City of El Monte, Grapevine Advisors, LLC,...

2014-03-08 23:01:07

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, announced the grand opening of Doria Apartment Homes Phase II in Irvine - designed for workforce families who earn 30% to 60% of area median income (AMI). Doria is the first rental property to be developed and completed by Jamboree in joint venture with the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT), the only land trust established by a cooperative municipality in...

2014-03-07 12:26:40

Construction of New Mixed-Income Housing Will Generate 350 Union Construction Jobs SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $58 million financing commitment towards construction of 101 Polk, an $82.8 million multifamily development in San Francisco. The all-union construction is expected to generate approximately 350 union jobs. The HIT investment of union and public employee pension funds will help...

2014-03-05 20:21:29

NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Mason Tenders District Council: WHO: Justice 4 Homeowners Members of the Mason Tenders District Council, LiUNA WHAT: Public Rally in Support of Quality, Affordable Housing WHERE: Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue (corner of 44(th) Street) WHEN: Thursday, March 6 8:00AM WHY: NYSAFAH is the trade association representing contractors in the affordable housing industry. This...

2014-03-04 23:26:04

Online leasing provider On-Site.com helps housing providers comply with new “ban the box” rules for criminal background checks on low-income renters San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Ask your prospective renters if they have ever been convicted of a crime and it could end up costing you. Under a new Fair Chance ordinance, signed into effect by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee this month, affordable housing providers in San Francisco must first confirm that applicants meet initial...

2014-03-04 12:27:51

Anticipated LEED Platinum-Certified Family Community Brings Together Affordability and Sustainability CARSON, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 27, at 10:00am, Affirmed Housing Group celebrated the grand opening of Arbor Green Apartments. The event, located at 21227 S. Figueroa St., Carson, CA 90744, included speakers: -- Mayor Jim Deer, City of Carson -- Jim Silverwood, President & CEO, Affirmed Housing Group -- Richard Shea, Senior VP/Market Manager, US...


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