Tax Abatements for Senior Housing A Necessary Incentive?

With the credit crunch hurting developers and tax credit financing deals falling apart all over Wall Street, could the use of tax abatements help provide necessary incentives to developers and tenants of the new or rehabilitated senior housing projects? Could abatements from city, school, and county taxes provide developers enough cushion to make their marginal […]

Senior Housing Unit Prices Rise in 2007

Between rising commodity prices, the increasing cost of capital, the re-pricing of risk and a credit market that is thoroughly in disrepair, a survey showing the average prices for different types of senior housing rising should not be a surprise.  According to results from an analysis by Irving Levin Associates, the average price paid per […]

Barron’s Article: Senior Housing Stocks Looking Good?

For the most part, it’s a safe bet to be long on senior housing according to an article in Barron’s this weekend.  For those of you who don’t subscribe to Barron’s Weekly, there was an article in the paper over the weekend touching on the theme that anything housing-related has taken a beating in the […]