Recently, Dr. Ben Carson, the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), visited Ohio as a part of his listening tour. During his visit, he toured the Commons at Livingston, a permanent supportive housing community for disabled and formerly homeless veterans.
In partnering with PHA, Mercy Housing, the largest nonprofit provider of affordable housing in the country, committed to employ active design strategies at 80 percent of its affordable housing communities.
Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) recently released the Efficiency Opportunities in Multifamily Common Area Laundry Facilities study. This new study examines how laundry is managed in multifamily housing and the types of machines commonly used.
Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017 (S. 548), a comprehensive bill to expand and strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).
Michelle H. Norris, Executive Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Initiatives at National Church Residences, a SAHF member organization, was recently recognized by Affordable Housing Finance Magazine for her contributions to the affordable housing industry.