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Non-profit developers like HBI use historic tax credits regularly for rehabilitation projects, which seems unlikely since we don’t pay taxes.  HBI Legal fellow Matt Welch answers Tax Credit Question #2 in this blog postBecause non-profit developers like HBI have no federal income tax liability to...

HBI is fortunate to have Matthew Welch, a recent graduate of the Boston University School of law, working here since September as a university-sponsored legal intern.  Among several projects he’s working on, Matt has been helping HBI formulate policies and procedures for utilization of the...

HBI set out to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver rating for its rehabilitation of H.H. Richardson’s Hayden Building.  We enlisted Conservation Services Group to guide us through this process.  Conservation Services Group’s Consulting and Construction Services group works with owners,...

A Sweet New Business in Dorchester's Fields CornerYvonne Abraham The Boston Globe November 22, 2012There is blind optimism, and then there is insanity.Beverly Hilaire cops to the latter, but with a qualification. “I call it calculated insanity,” she says. “I do know I’m going against the odds...