As federal subsidies disappear, market demand must drive housing projects
- San Juan taking a step forward in social interest housing. Pacheco, Dennis Costa // Caribbean Business;11/30/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 47, p37
The article focuses on the 341 various projects of the municipality of San Juan to increase the supply of social interest housing in Puerto Rico. Recently, the municipality has 341 housing units in the pipeline to help satisfy the huge low-cost housing demand. The officials believed that such...
- House Panel OKs 'American Dream' and HOPE Bills. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;5/8/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31631, p3
The House Financial Services housing subcommittee easily approved two separate bills on May 8, 2003, that could have an impact on the municipal bond market. One of the bills would authorize down-payment assistance for homebuyers, while the other would keep alive a program thatthe Bush...
- Californians Face $10B of Local Debt. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;10/13/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32486, p1
The article reports on the $10 billion local bond measures of the state of California. At least 83 different bond request are on local ballots around the state, which seeks voter approval of $10.5 billion of general obligation (GO) debt. The majority of these GOs are for school districts, but...
- L.A. Housing Bond Redux? Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;3/9/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32583, p9
The article reports on the decision of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to engage voters on another attempt to approve the bonds for affordable housing in Los Angeles, California. It is accounted that the general obligation bonds which seek to finance affordable housing failed to get two-thirds...
- Top 25 municipal mutual funds in New York. // Bond Buyer;12/02/97 Supplement New York, Vol. 322, p48A
Introduces the top 25 municipal mutual funds in New York rated by 12-month return for November 1, 1996, to October 31, 1997 according to CDA/Wiesenberger.
- A kinder, gentler Municipal Affairs. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/9/95, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p43
Announces that New Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Tom Thurber said in the first week of January 1995 that the province's cities and towns will get a reprieve from the budget ax which slashed the department in half.
- No more Mr. Nice Guy. Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/18/95, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p17
Informs that Alberta has warned 32 debt-laden communities that the province will not bail them out. The warning by Municipal Affairs Minister Tom Thurber to an Edmonton conference of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA); Options facing municipalities that cannot meet their...
- Gross new bond issues and retirements: Municipalities. // Bank of Canada Review;Summer96, pS62
Presents statistics on the performance municipal bonds and retirement issues in Canada.
- Making a beeline for Wall Street Fulton, William // Planning;Jun1989, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p12
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