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    RALIEGH—North Carolina housing officials may have mercy on cost-strapped affordable housing developers next year. 


    BOSTON—Officials here may increase the amount of lowincome housing tax credits (LIHTCs) that they set aside to finance projects to preserve existing affordable housing.

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    Affordable housing developers will be able to procure construction financing next year with relative ease, even as the rates and terms of permanent debt become more challenging.

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    When Hurricane Katrina knocked down trees and cut electrical power to Meridian, Miss.,