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The Guru is In 85 – The doctor will make house calls

February 8, 2017

The Guru is In 85 – The doctor will make house calls

The Guru is In – The Sky Isn’t Falling

January 11, 2017

The Guru is In – The Sky Isn’t Falling

The Guru is In – Dear Mr. President-Elect

December 8, 2016

The Guru is In – Dear Mr. President-Elect

David Smith presents at LIHTC – Celebrating 30 Years event

October 25, 2016

David Smith presents at LIHTC – Celebrating 30 Years event

The Guru is In – Historic verticality

October 13, 2016

The Guru is In – Historic verticality

HUD publishes interim report on RAD: Report finds Proof of Concept

September 22, 2016

Interim report on RAD: Report finds Proof of Concept.  HUD has published an interim report by Econometrica Inc. that evaluates how RAD is performing and provides evidence that the program is on track to accomplish its primary goal of attracting

The Guru is In: Crossing the funding streams

September 6, 2016

The Guru is In: Crossing the funding streams

State of the Market 63-64: Blue islands in a red sea

September 11, 2015

State of the Market 63-64: Blue islands in a red sea

State of the Market 62: The devil’s housing dictionary

July 13, 2015

State of the Market 62: The devil’s housing dictionary

Recap client, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, closes Pico Salsipuedes RAD Transaction

June 3, 2015

Recap Real Estate Advisors (Recap) announces the closing of a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) deal on behalf of the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara. The transaction was for Pico Salsipuedes, a former public housing property. The Housing

State of the Market 61: Housing is urban infrastructure

April 14, 2015

State of the Market 61: Housing is urban infrastructure

Recap closes Davis Heights/Asbury Howard RAD FHA Transaction

April 2, 2015

Recap Real Estate Advisors (Recap) announces the closing of a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) deal on behalf of the Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer, Alabama. The transaction was for the Davis Heights/Asbury Howard former public housing properties totaling

State of the Market 60: A year in the Guru, 2014

March 23, 2015

State of the Market 60: A year in the Guru, 2014

State of the Market 59 – Immigration, citizenship and housing

December 29, 2014

State of the Market 59 – Immigration, citizenship and housing

Spending bill would extend Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

December 10, 2014

Lawmakers have released a $1.01 trillion spending bill that would keep the federal government funded through September 2015. Both chambers of Congress are expected to pass the bill on Thursday December 11. If passed in its current state, the bill

Recap closes Leland, Grossman and Sandpiper RAD Transaction

December 2, 2014

Recap Real Estate Advisors (Recap) announces the closing of a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) deal on behalf of the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (HACSB). The transaction was for Leland, Grossman, and Sandpiper, three scattered site properties,

The Guru is In – Expand RAD now

September 29, 2014

The Guru is In – Expand RAD now by David A. Smith

Recap closes RAD Transaction for the County of Santa Barbara

May 14, 2014

Recap Real Estate Advisors Partners with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara to Close RAD Transaction on Lompoc Terrace

Recap Closes RAD Transaction for City of San Buenaventura

May 14, 2014

Recap Real Estate Advisors Partners with the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura to Close RAD Transaction

Recap Closes River Place Towers Transaction

May 14, 2014

Recap Real Estate Advisors Closes Transaction for Princeton Properties at River Place Towers in Lowell, MA

State of the Market 57 Big Trends; Part 2

May 9, 2014

State of the Market 57: Big trends: Part 2, Bending branches

Recap announces completion of 10 year Capital Plan

April 14, 2014

Recap Real Estate Advisors announces the completion of 10-year Capital Plan for the Connecticut State Sponsored Housing Portfolio.

State of the Market 56 – Big Trends in Affordable Housing Part 1

March 25, 2014

State of the Market 56- Big Trends in Affordable Housing Part 1

David Smith Receives 2014 President’s Award From National Affordable Housing Management Association

March 11, 2014

David Smith Receives 2014 President’s Award From National Housing Management Association

State of the Market 55: A year in the Guru

February 7, 2014

State of the Market 55:  A year in the Guru

State of the Market 54: Recap’s latest insights and analysis on the multifamily real estate market

December 11, 2013

State of the Market 54: Recap’s latest insights and analysis on the multifamily real estate market

Narrowing the Gap: David Smith Proposes New Affordable Housing Solutions

March 27, 2013

Affordable housing finance leader David Smith, chairman & founder of Recap Real Estate Advisors and founder of the global non-profit Affordable Housing Institute, spoke with CPE editorial director Suzann D. Silverman about current and potential initiatives to improve the nation’s

High Development Costs Under Scrutiny

August 23, 2012

Link to full article: http://www.housingfinance.com/news/ahf/2012/082212-ahf-High-Development-Costs-Under-Scrutiny.htm

Visionary: David Smith Proposes New Affordable Housing Solutions

July 4, 2012

Link to full article: http://www.cpexecutive.com/property-types/multi-family/visionary-david-smith-proposes-new-affordable-housing-solutions/

Multifamily Energy Benchmarking Report Reveals Challenges

July 28, 2011

July 28, 2011 – Chris Wood of Multifamily Executive writes:  Even as the city of New York moves next week to mandate utility benchmarking and data reporting from multifamily property owners via the enactment of Local Law 84, two independent

Trouble Ahead? Seven early warning signs that a property needs attention

January 1, 2011

Link to full article:  http://www.housingfinance.com/ahf/articles/2011/january-february/0111-specialfocus-Trouble-Ahead.htm

Starrett City Transaction arranged by Recap named Top 10 Deal of 2010

December 31, 2010

The Starrett City preservation transaction arranged by Recap Real Estate Advisors for the project owners was recently named  one of “The Top 10 Multifamily Deals of 2010” by Jerry Ascierto of Apartment Finance Today.  Recap was engaged by the owners in 2007 following the

Impediments of Aging Affordable Housing

December 1, 2010

Article featured in the December 1, 2010 issue of MHN Online.  Link to complete story may be found at: http://www.multihousingnews.com/featured-content/impediments-of-aging-affordable-housing-2/

FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC MULTIFAMILY OUTPERFORM SINGLE FAMILY AND PROVIDE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR MORTGAGE MARKETS

October 4, 2010

Boston, Massachusetts, October 4, 2010 – Recap Real Estate Advisors, provider of real estate advisory services for multifamily housing, today issued a report that highlights the essential functions that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored entities (GSEs) play in

RECAP REAL ESTATE ADVISORS OPENS NEW YORK OFFICE

August 3, 2010

BOSTON – (AUGUST  3, 2010) – Recap Real Estate Advisors (Recap), one of the nation’s recognized experts in the finance, restructuring, and asset management of multifamily residential properties, today announced the opening of its first regional office. The office, located at 909 Third Avenue (at 54th

ANNOUNCING RECAP REAL ESTATE ADVISORS AND ON-SITE INSIGHT: A COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTION TO COMPLEX MULTIFAMILY ASSET PROBLEMS

April 1, 2010

Boston, Massachusetts, April 1, 2010 – CAS Financial Advisory Services, one of the nation’s acknowledged experts in the finance, restructuring, and asset management of multifamily residential properties, announced today that it will be rebranded as Recap Real Estate Advisors, a

RECAP REAL ESTATE ADVISORS COMPLETES REFINANCING AND PRESERVATION OF STARRETT CITY

December 22, 2009

BOSTON – (December 22, 2009) – Recap Real Estate Advisors, the financial services and asset management group of CAS Partners, announced today that it has successfully completed the recapitalization and preservation of Starrett City in Brooklyn, New York.  The transaction includes new financing