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    There is no place where the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) is more important than on the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast.

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  • Low Country Rx: Wet Floodproofing

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  • The $87 billion question

    New Orleans — Bridget Vinson describes her company’s property managers as the stars who have helped her recover after Hurricane Katrina swamped this city in 2005.