Category: Developers

The LIHTC crisis and states: Part 3, drive thy business

7 January, 2009 (10:24) | Capital markets, Developers, LIHTC, Markets, Massachusetts, Policy, Regulation and Reform, US News |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the previous Part 1.]   “He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.” – Benjamin Franklin, who was born and raised in Massachusetts   Drive thy business or it will drive thee   So far our review of the […]

The LIHTC crisis and states: Part 2, go try to borrow some

6 January, 2009 (10:34) | Capital markets, Developers, LIHTC, Markets, Massachusetts, Policy, Regulation and Reform, US News |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   “If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.” – Benjamin Franklin, who was born and raised in Massachusetts   If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing   Yesterday’s post […]

The LIHTC crisis and states: Part 1, an investment in knowledge

5 January, 2009 (10:54) | Capital markets, Developers, LIHTC, Markets, Massachusetts, Policy, Regulation and Reform, US News |

“If we do not hang together, assuredly we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin, who was born and raised in Massachusetts   An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.   In late December, at the request of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP, www.mhp.net), my for-profit Recap Advisors released a white paper (available […]

The crying of Lot 38

28 October, 2005 (10:56) | Developers, Markets |

How do you misplace two acres of ground?   One acre = one football field … so where do you mislay one?   From our friends in the Boston Globe’s it-can’t-happen-here department comes a tale that, beyond being entertaining in its own right, also illustrates just how important are reliable title deeds and such mundanity […]