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6 multifamily WAFX 2024 Prize winners

Over 30 projects tackling global challenges such as climate change, public health, and social inequality have been named winners of the World Architecture Festival’s WAFX Awards.




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MFPRO+ News | Jul 22, 2024

6 multifamily WAFX 2024 Prize winners

Over 30 projects tackling global challenges such as climate change, public health, and social inequality have been named winners of the World Architecture Festival’s WAFX Awards.

MFPRO+ News | Jul 15, 2024

More permits for ADUs than single-family homes issued in San Diego

Popularity of granny flats growing in California

Vertical Transportation | Jul 12, 2024

Elevator regulations responsible for some of ballooning multifamily costs

Codes and regulations for elevators in the United States are a key factor in inflating costs of multifamily development, argues a guest columnist in the New York Times.

MFPRO+ New Projects | Jul 10, 2024

3 noteworthy multifamily projects for July 2024

These three multifamily projects on our radar include an artist-inspired complex, seven-acres of senior housing, and a budget-conscious rental community.

MFPRO+ News | Jul 8, 2024

Boston receives 304 new market-rate and affordable housing units

The Smith No. 99 in Boston, Mass., is a new 305,000-sf mixed-use apartment community featuring 304 market rate and affordable housing units.

MFPRO+ News | Jun 25, 2024

New York mayor releases multi-year plan to address affordable housing crisis

The plan seeks to create and preserve affordable housing. It will incentivize the inclusion of permanently affordable and rent stabilized housing in new, multi-family construction projects.

MFPRO+ News | Jun 24, 2024

‘Yes in God’s Backyard’ movement could create more affordable housing

The so-called “Yes in God’s Backyard” (YIGBY) movement, where houses of worship convert their properties to housing, could help alleviate the serious housing crisis affecting many communities around the country.

Senior Living Design | Jun 13, 2024

Crystal Pacific Windows bring sunshine to senior living community

Crystal Pacific Window & Door Systems, the West Coast production affiliate of national manufacturer Crystal Window & Door Systems, recently supplied over 400 energy efficient vinyl windows for a new affordable housing community in San Diego, Calif.

Affordable Housing | Jun 12, 2024

Studio Libeskind designs 190 affordable housing apartments for seniors

In Brooklyn, New York, the recently opened Atrium at Sumner offers 132,418 sf of affordable housing for seniors. The $132 million project includes 190 apartments—132 of them available to senior households earning below or at 50% of the area median income and 57 units available to formerly homeless seniors. 

Multifamily Housing | Jun 3, 2024

Grassroots groups becoming a force in housing advocacy

A growing movement of grassroots organizing to support new housing construction is having an impact in city halls across the country. Fed up with high housing costs and the commonly hostile reception to new housing proposals, advocacy groups have sprung up in many communities to attend public meetings to speak in support of developments.

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