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  • Giving and Taking Away

    While Freddie Mac's debt offerings continue to feature attractive rates, the company's potential sale of its low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) portfolio has sent chills throughout the affordable housing industry.

  • Hope and Worry

    Here's the good news: Deals are moving again. Developers in South Central states are closing the financing and starting construction on scores of stalled affordable housing projects throughout the region.

  • Goldman Sachs Plans for Growth

    NEW YORK The Goldman Sachs Group has stepped up to fund several notable low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) transactions, a sign of the company’s growing community development business.

  • More LIHTC Guidance Issued

    The Treasury Department and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have issued additional guidance on the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) exchange program and Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP), with Treasury solving one major problem for credit swap participants by extending the...

  • The Case for Preservation

    One of the best arguments for preserving affordable housing emerges out of the wreckage left by the housing and financial crisis.

  • McEvoy Victorious for the LIHTC

    The low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) has had many struggles throughout its existence, not just the one that is affecting the affordable housing industry today.

  • Syndicator Eyes Return to Market

    BOSTON Boston Financial Investment Management is preparing its first low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) fund since its change from MMA Financial.

  • Keep Your Eyes Peeled

    As the banking industry continues to struggle through the recession, access to construction capital isn’t getting any easier.

  • Turning Away from Fannie Mae

    A s affordable housing developers get set to ramp up dormant projects, Fannie Mae's high rates on forward commitments are forcing many to look elsewhere for debt.

  • Hopes Ride on Strong Second Half

    Low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) syndicators are counting on a strong finish after a slow first half to open the year.