Affordable Housing News & Views - June 2020

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Capitol Connection: The tip of the iceberg of affordable housing’s COVID-19 problem

Even if coronavirus-related construction delays are fixed, the affordable housing industry still faces a funding gap as the 4% credit rate has dropped to a dangerous low. Bob Moss discusses that obstacle and pending Congressional developments in his latest Capitol Connection.

Section 47 rehabilitation tax credits: New proposed regulations released

Beth Mullen reviews the latest from the IRS’s release of proposed regulations with respect to claiming the rehabilitation tax credit under IRC Section 47. The rules specifically pertain to the five-year period for claiming the credit.

On-Demand: PPP for Contractors: Maximizing Forgiveness, Tracking Costs and Common Issues 

If you are a contractor participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and hope to benefit from loan forgiveness, numerous issues and pitfalls need to be understood. Be prepared and learn more about the PPP’s impact, additional guidance from the SBA, and areas yet to be fully defined. During this on-demand webinar, CohnReznick’s Jack Callahan, national Construction practice leader, and Anthony Campolo, a leader in the construction practice, discuss numerous issues, including how to handle:

  • Maximizing your total eligible forgiveness amount
  • Identifying, quantifying, and accounting for allowable eligible costs under the program
  • Determining if your loan forgiveness amount will be reduced (and how to avoid reductions)
  • Best practices on how to track your eligible allowable costs
  • Other pitfalls to avoid

On-Demand: NMTC Virtual Summit sessions on community development

CohnReznick’s NMTC Virtual Summit is available on-demand and features incredible conversations from leaders across a diverse spectrum in community development. Focusing on the importance of strong communities, the Summit took advantage of a unique online platform. Catch it all at your convenience. Discussions included housing, healthcare, transportation, workforce issues, our NMTC workshop, and more.

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