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  • Florida Senate Advances Property Insurance Rewrite

  • JLC Report

    OSHA moves to limit alternative fall protection; Senate votes to repeal much-criticized tax provision; Californians snap up smog-eating tile roofs; more

  • The Financing Puzzle

    After a depressing 2009, the affordable housing industry needed some cheering up. And several encouraging trends did emerge this year.

  • Outlook Uncertain for Tax Bill

    Congress appeared headed for adjournment for the November elections without taking final action on a tax extender bill that includes a number of critical housing-related provisions, including funding for the national affordable housing trust fund and a re

  • Vacant Offices Become Housing

    FITCHBURG, MASS.— An old five-story office building has been renovated into 31 apartments, including eight affordable units, with the help of historic and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs).

  • Looking Forward

    RALEIGH, N.C.—State officials here are done worrying about the credit crisis, which stranded hundreds of affordable housing developers without investors to buy their low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs).

  • The Tax Credit Conundrum

    An unfair property valuation by a local tax assessor can cripple the operation of a low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) operation.

  • Oklahoma Sees First ARRA Project

    ADA, OKLA.— The renovation of a 56-unit development here nearly came to a halt as the economy tanked, but Red-Wood Development was able to complete the work this year with the help of federal stimulus dollars.

  • House Committee OKs Bills

    The House Financial Services Committee has approved a housing preservation bill (H.R. 4868) aimed at maintaining the affordability of the current assisted housing stock.

  • More Equity Flows into LIHTC Market

    Low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) pricing will increase or, at the very least, hold steady for the next several months, according to a survey of 17 national and regional syndicators.