How Affordable Housing Developers Can Mitigate Ransomware Threats

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At a glance The main takeaway: The fastest-growing threat facing businesses today is ransomware. Affordable housing developers need to be vigilant in preventing these threats from affecting their organizations. Impact on your business: Below, we explore how developers can tackle ransomware head on, from identifying indicators of compromise to real-time response tactics. Next steps: With…

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3 Key Succession Planning Steps for Affordable Housing Developers

At a glance Fill the gap: Many affordable housing developers don’t have succession plans that can ensure the continuity of the business after the owner has left. Appeal to investors: Affordable housing investors often pass on deals for companies that don’t have succession plans in place. Since succession plans often unfold over several years, development…

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Top 4 Trends in Affordable Housing for 2022

At a glance The main takeaway: Legislative changes, supply chain challenges, diversity and LIHTC compliance are among the key topics that will define affordable housing conversations in 2022. Impact on your business: Developers can gain competitive leverage by staying abreast of trends and prioritizing transformative changes to achieve their goals, whether it’s preparing for a new construction…

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Atlanta’s DomestiCITY Wants to Make Affordable Housing Attractive for Tenants & Investors

For a century, low-income urban housing projects in the United States have shared a common aesthetic: imposing, characterless high-rise buildings with little sense of place or personality. That’s because urban planners have been almost entirely focused on economics and replicability as they stripped away any non-essential components, which led to boring cookie-cutter designs. The City…

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Opportunity Zones Yield Big Capital Gains Savings

A new federal program will soon allow investors to save big money on capital gains taxes — if they’re willing to take a risk on economically depressed areas and lock up investments for 5 years or more. State governors nominated up to 25% of their low-income community census tracts for federal Opportunity Zone status, and…

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Success Story: A bold housing vision pays off in Atlanta

Centennial Place is one of Atlanta’s most prized commercial properties and a groundbreaking model for urban community development. It features more than 700 mixed-income rental units and 40 mixed-income for-sale townhomes made possible through mixed financing. But, on that site, a crumbling housing project in an unsafe neighborhood once stood. It’s been more than 20…

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