Joe Gose is a freelance writer interested in compelling business trends and stories around the country. He has primarily focused on real estate development, finance and fundamentals for the last 23 years—the last 17 as a freelancer after leaving the Kansas City Star—and has written for numerous business and consumer publications.

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Social Impact Investors Target Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Through “quick strike” funds, impact-minded sponsors are competing with value-add investors that purchase older properties with the goal of raising rents.

Site plan for NHP Foundation’s $100 million redevelopment in Baltimore’s Park Heights, made possible by 4 percent LIHTC financing.

Extra Credit for Affordable Housing Finance

A new fixed rate promises to help sponsors raise equity, but its impact will be more complicated.

GSEs Keep the Multifamily Market Moving Forward

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae continue to step in to provide struggling landlords with forbearance and to ensure that borrowers can finance projects.

Phones in Hand, Leasing Teams Take On Marketing

Live virtual tours help apartment operators sign prospects in peak moving season, according to industry experts.

Coronavirus Dents Multifamily Development

New supply expectations fall this year, but future construction impact hinges on the downturn’s severity and length.

Banks’ Revamped Outlook on Multifamily Lending

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended projections for multifamily lending, but banks should continue to favor the asset class over the long term.

In January, Housing Trust Group broke ground on Village View, a 100-unit affordable housing project for adults over 55 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Financing for the $25 million development included 9 percent low-income housing tax credits. Completion is expected early next year. Image courtesy of Housing Trust Group.

LIHTC Funding Recovers. Will It Last?

Funding for low-income housing tax credits picked up in the last couple of years, but budget cuts and policy reforms threaten to undermine the affordable housing incentive program.

How the Focus on Affordable Propels Boyd Management

Vice President Barbara “Babbie” Jaco shares some keys to success as well as the risks that come with specializing in affordable housing.

Q&A: Brightview Senior Living’s CEO on Hiring Strategies, the Urban Push

Marilynn Duker leads a company that will soon own 40 communities in the Mid-Atlantic region. MHN spoke with her about some of the operational challenges facing her industry.