LIHTC Prices on the Rise
The return of investor capital has meant a swift and dramatic rise in the price of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) going into 2011.
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).
Construction started this summer on Heritage at McDonough, a 105-unit community for low-income seniors in McDonough, Ga., a growing suburb of Atlanta that is expected to nearly double its seniors population in the next 15 years.
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
LIHTC Properties Spark Economic Gains
LOW-INCOME HOUSING tax credit (LIHTC) developments significantly boost surrounding property values, according to a new study that examined the economic impact of affordable housing in New York City.
Deadline Nears for GO Zone Projects
Billions of dollars in federal grants and tax incentives flowed to the Gulf Coast following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma, including more than $325 million in Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone 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.
Battle to Weatherize
WASHINGTON, D.C.— It's not too late to use stimulus dollars to make your affordable housing properties more energy efficient.
Google Jumps into the LIHTC Market
Google has stepped into the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) market by investing in a pair of California developments.
Freddie Keeps Tax Credits, Focuses on Preservation
Freddie Mac has no plans to sell its low income housing tax credit portfolio, and will spend the year focused on preservation deals as it struggles to lower the rates on forward commitments.