Tag: affordable housing

Missed Opportunity for LIHTC on Budget Accord

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on March 22, 2018 1 Comment
Missed Opportunity for LIHTC on Budget Accord

Republican and Democrat leaders struck a deal yesterday on a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package that missed a golden opportunity to significantly strengthen the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

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Understanding LIHTC Verification Requirements

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on March 7, 2018 0 Comments
Understanding LIHTC Verification Requirements

Join speaker Amanda Lee Gross, director of compliance training for E&A Team Inc., as she looks closely into the regulations and uncovers what is truly required when it comes to verifying income and other tenant eligibility requirements for the low income housing tax credit program.

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IHA Meeting Focuses on Housing Affordability

Filed in Construction Industry, Global Housing by on December 15, 2017 0 Comments
IHA Meeting Focuses on Housing Affordability

Housing affordability continues to be a priority for housing experts not just in the United States, but worldwide, said participants at the 2017 Interim Meeting of the International Housing Association held in Tokyo last month.

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Senate Tax Reform Bill Boosts Affordable Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on November 16, 2017 0 Comments
Senate Tax Reform Bill Boosts Affordable Housing

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has released an updated version of the Senate tax reform bill that includes a number of changes that are favorable for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit.

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Tax Reform Plan Spells Disaster for Affordable Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on November 9, 2017 1 Comment
Tax Reform Plan Spells Disaster for Affordable Housing

Recent analysis illustrates how the tax proposal introduced last week in Congress would have a devastating impact on the industry.

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Requiring Land Use Agencies to Justify Denials

Filed in Land Development, Legal by on October 4, 2017 0 Comments
Requiring Land Use Agencies to Justify Denials

A prominent barrier to the development of affordable housing is unreasonable community opposition. This Oct. 10 presentation will explore the unique processes some states have enacted to handle land use denials.

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HUD Proposes 2018 Difficult Development Areas, Qualified Census Tracts

Filed in Housing Finance, Multifamily by on September 12, 2017 0 Comments

HUD published a Federal Register notice Monday that designates Difficult Development Areas (DDA) and Qualified Census Tracts (QCT) for 2018.

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LIHTC a ‘Lifeline’ for these Vets

Filed in Councils & Committees, Multifamily by on August 4, 2017 0 Comments
LIHTC a ‘Lifeline’ for these Vets

Developers of affordable housing know that the Low Income Housing Tax Credit is the lifeline that pulls vets and their families out of a cycle of poverty and into jobs, economic independence and a more meaningful life. It also means a safer, more affordable place for seniors and those with disabilities. Here’s how it works.

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LIHTC Webinar: A Closer Look at Layered Projects

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on June 9, 2017 0 Comments

Attendees of an upcoming webinar, Critical Elements When Managing Layered Projects: LIHTC, Section 8, HOME and Rural Development, will explore the six major issues associated with the management of layered projects: income limits, income verification requirements, student eligibility, rents, agency inspections and handling over-income households.

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House Bill Would Boost Effectiveness of Low Income Housing Tax Credit

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on March 21, 2017 0 Comments
House Bill Would Boost Effectiveness of Low Income Housing Tax Credit

House Ways and Means Committee members Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and Richard Neal (D-Mass.) today introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, legislation that contains a number of changes to enhance the effectiveness of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).

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