Federal Judge Dismisses Investor Lawsuit Against Housing Agency

August 24, 2021, Beth Healy WBUR News A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by an investment firm against the Washington state housing commission, in a case that’s been widely watched by housing officials in Massachusetts and around the country. The case involved Alden Torch Financial [...]

Battle Between South End Housing Group And Investor Goes to Court

Federal appeals court judges in Boston heard arguments Thursday in a fight between a nonprofit that wants to buy and maintain the affordable housing it's managed for South End residents for decades and an investor that aims to stop the purchase. It's the latest chapter in the battle between [...]

Investors Target Affordable Housing

Source: WBUR Affordable housing across the country is facing an onslaught few saw coming — investors looking to cash in on real estate that was dedicated to people with low incomes. An investigation by WBUR finds financial firms seek outsized profits for themselves in a federal housing [...]

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