Adaptive Reuse

By | November 12, 2018

The transformation of a building that is no longer in use into a new purpose, such as turning a defunct school into apartments. Compton Construction

Accessory Dwelling Unit

By | November 12, 2018

A stand-alone living space that is separate from the main single family home. The unit can be attached, within, or detached from the primary residence, and must include a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping space. HUD Case Study

Area Median Income (AMI)

By | June 13, 2018

The median divides the income distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median income and one-half above the median. HUD used the median income for families in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas to calculate income limits for eligibility in a variety of housing programs. HUD estimates the median family income for… Read more »

Affordable Housing

By | April 28, 2018

According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), housing is affordable when housing costs do not exceed 30% of a household’s gross monthly income.