Long-Term LIHTC Issues Explored
There are two main points of view about the future investor base for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), according to a new policy brief by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Deficit Commission Leaders Hit LIHTCs, Other Programs
The elimination of tax expenditures, which includes the tax exemption for housing bonds and the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), has been proposed by the co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, better known as the D
California Releases Proposed Changes
The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee has released its proposed regulation changes, including the elimination of its small development set-aside, for 2011.
Fate of Tax Extenders Bill Remains Uncertain
Senate Republicans took a stand this week that they will block debate on all legislation in the lame-duck session until the fight over the Bush-era tax cuts and an extension of government funding is resolved.
New Bill Calls for LIHTC Exchange Extension
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) on Dec. 2 introduced the Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2010, which includes extending several key affordable housing programs, including the tax credit exchange.
Previous survey results: 112th Congress
The key housing committees will have a different look in the 112th Congress, with a Republican-controlled House and a reduced Democratic majority in the Senate. Affordable Housing Finance recently asked readers how they think these changes will impact the
CREA Raises $63.5 Million for Indianapolis Projects
City Real Estate Advisors, Inc. (CREA), recently provided $63.5 million in low-income housing tax credit equity to the Indianapolis Housing Authority.
Industry Vets Launch LIHTC Firm
LOS ANGELES— Neil Socquet, a veteran of the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) industry, has formed a new syndication firm, IFG Capital.
NMTC, GO Zone Deadline Extended
The New Markets Tax Credit program has been extended for two years under a tax package signed by President Barack Obama.
Looking Up From the Bottom
For many in the affordable housing industry, 2009 was the worst year they had ever seen.