Affordable Housing News & Views - August 2023

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    Capitol Connection: Housing and legislative updates

    Listen in as Bob Moss and David Gasson, principals with MG Housing Strategies, join Beth Mullen, CohnReznick’s Affordable Housing practice leader, to discuss critical legislative updates for the LIHTC industry. This month’s conversation explores the continued fast-growing support for the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA), plus the prospects for a federal budget vs. a shutdown.

    Tax Credit Monitor: August 2023 rates and fund performance

    CohnReznick’s August 2023 Housing Tax Credit Monitor is now available. This edition features: 

    • 29 current national and regional funds offered
    • Current LIHTC pricing
    • Median surveyed housing credit pricing

    Understanding basis eligibility: Implications of the 4% deal on calculations

    Rising costs and competition have led affordable housing developers to more 4% deals – with huge implications for analyzing basis-eligible costs. In this Tax Credit Advisor article, Beth Mullen, CohnReznick’s Affordable Housing industry leader, discusses today’s basis eligibility landscape and how a developer’s funding stack can be better utilized to continue to fund affordable housing.

    Multifamily housing: A resilient asset class amid changes in markets, climate, and more

    CohnReznick and DisruptCRE recently brought together top real estate executives to discuss multifamily real estate trends and perspectives for 2023 and beyond. Highlights for affordable housing stakeholders include how to build not only housing, but community; trends threatening affordable housing margins; ways the political climate is impacting and incentivizing affordable housing; and more.

    Historic Tax Credit Coalition (HTCC): A key voice for affordable housing

    Utilizing federal historic tax credits for preservation, rehabilitation, adaptive re-use, and re-development of historic buildings can be a creative and economically beneficial enterprise for affordable housing developers, investors, owners, and communities. The Historic Tax Credit Coalition (HTCC), a leading advocacy group for the credit, helps to bridge the gap between various stakeholders’ understanding of the program and how it can better serve the community development industry. Learn more about the organization and explore membership options for general members, small firms, non-profits, and more.

    Catch us on the Move:

    Our team will be attending several exciting industry events over the next few months. Reach out to the CohnReznick team member listed below to schedule time to connect.




    Bonus! Check out our interactive, musical conference experience

    Over the past few months, we’ve been bringing our Embrace the Movement content series to life with an interactive conference booth experience: A “Find Your Album” wall featuring real estate-industry-themed plays on familiar songs. Learn more, and don’t miss our playlist to enjoy as you’re on the move this summer. Explore the experience >

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