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  • 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.

  • Mass. Senate Candidate Coakley Springs to Defend Coastal Homeowners