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  • Advocates Discuss Funding Sources, HousingSolutions

    SAN FRANCISCO—Some cities are broke. The low-income housing tax credit market is down about 30 percent, and critical bond money for housing programs in California is about to come to an end.

  • Panel Predicts Improved LIHTC Market

    LOS ANGELES—The second half of 2009 will be better than the first for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) market, according a panel of investors and other industry experts.

  • Commentary: To Unlock Capital for Multifamily Housing, Raise FHA Mortgage Limits

    Low per-unit mortgage base limits constitute a significant flaw in an otherwise highly worthwhile Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance program.

  • Freeze on California Funds

    Affordable housing projects in California are in jeopardy of being delayed or halted after key state financing has been put on hold.

  • California Postpones LIHTC Round

    The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) is postponing the first round of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) this year in the wake of the recent signing of the economic stimulus plan, which makes several changes to the tax credit program.

  • Innovative Preservation Projects Receive $32.5 Million

    Saying the country had lost sight of the importance of rental homes in a balanced national housing policy, MacArthur Foundation leaders announced Thursday that it is investing $32.5 million to fund affordable housing preservation efforts in 12 states, cities, and counties.