Affordable Housing News and Views - Spring 2014
Legislative Update: A Busy Time for Tax Credit Legislation
Just when the tax credit community thought it had momentum in the Senate for potential Extenders Action with a 96-3 bi-partisan vote to proceed in early May, any action on that front will be delayed.
How Has Safe Harbor Impacted Tax Credit Projects?
Developers of historic projects and their investors who use federal historic rehabilitation tax credits received welcome guidance last December on how to properly structure their deals, thanks to Revenue Procedure 2014-12 (the Safe Harbor).
What Do Higher LIHTC Prices Mean for Syndicators?
The supply of housing credits is fixed by statute and in part by the fact that the demand for housing credits is heavily influenced by the Community Reinvestment Act. How has this ruling impacted the HTC community, and what has it meant for HTC and LIHTC projects?
RAD Program Embraced: What Have We Learned?
Many public housing authorities have embraced the RAD program, which has enough applications to exceed the original cap on the number of housing units the program can transform. However, as with any program, there are learning opportunities to note.
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