Housing Wire reports on the announcement from Freddie Mac and Enterprise about their partnership creating a new Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Fund. It marks Freddie's re-entry into the Housing Credit market, which finances the overwhelming majority of the country’s affordable rental housing.
A new mapping tool identifies tax-exempt sites owned by public agencies and nonprofits in King County, Washington, especially suited for the development of affordable homes with early learning centers.
In a City Limits op-ed, three authors praise Enterprise for roundtables that have enabled people from the affordable housing, supportive housing, legal services, human rights and fair housing sectors to discuss the complicated issues around fair housing, affordable housing and community preference in New York.
Richmond TV station WTVR reports on groundbreaking for the Jackson Ward development in the city's most historic African American neighborhood. Enterprise affiliate CPDC is leading the project, which will provide 154 apartment homes, including 72 for low-income seniors.
In The Nevada Independent, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto writes that meeting the Reno area's need for affordable housing requires partnerships among government, nonprofits, landowners and construction companies, and she cites Enterprise's role in helping the region meet those needs.
Enterprise, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and Mt. Pleasant Now Development Corporation are hosting Undesign the Redline, a new interactive exhibit that explores the history of race, class and U.S. housing policy, and how this legacy continues to shape Cleveland and its neighborhoods.
The budget proposal includes a record $50 million for affordable housing programs, a good start in creating new strategies and funding to benefit the most vulnerable residents, says Enterprise VP Jennie Rodgers.