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  • 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

  • JLC Report

    Massachusetts requires continuing education for relicensing; FEMA’s redrawn flood maps boost insurance rates; California grapples with net-metering policy; more

  • Looking Up From the Bottom

    For many in the affordable housing industry, 2009 was the worst year they had ever seen.

  • Treasury Announces Support for HFA Bond Programs

    Responding to credit market problems that have hampered housing finance agency (HFA) bond programs, the Treasury Department has announced an initiative to support new housing bonds and help HFAs carry existing bonds.

  • HFA Executive Provides a Warning

    THE LONGER the short-term fixes to the struggling low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) market are around, the long-term problems won’t get addressed, according to one state housing agency executive.