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IRS Clarifies General Public Use Requirements to Allow Preferences

On April 3, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance ensuring that multifamily properties financed by tax-exempt bonds and the 4 percent Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) may create preferences for military veterans and other special populations in coordination with rules already in place for the Housing Credit. The general public use requirements ...On April 3, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance ensuring that multifamily properties financed by tax-exempt bonds and...On April 3, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance ensuring that multifamily properties financed by tax-exempt bonds and the 4 percent Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) may create preferences for military veterans and other special populations in...

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Applications now open for the 25th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) is pleased to announce the opening of its 25th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards, which recognize Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) developments across the nation at the forefront of creating stronger, healthier communities. Award recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 5, ...The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) is pleased to announce the opening of its 25th Annual Charles L. Edson...The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) is pleased to announce the opening of its 25th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards, which recognize Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) developments across the nation at the forefront of...

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Rep. DelBene Speaks to Importance of Affordable Housing

On February 13, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on “How Middle Class Families are Faring in Today’s Economy.” Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1) spoke during the hearing about the importance of affordable rental housing, citing the impact of high housing cost burden on families, millennials, and GDP growth. Rep. DelBene noted that ...On February 13, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on “How Middle Class Families are Faring in...On February 13, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on “How Middle Class Families are Faring in Today’s Economy.” Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1) spoke during the hearing about the importance of affordable rental housing, citing the impact...

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The AHTCC Adopts 2019 Legislative Priorities

Since 1988, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) has been at the forefront of efforts to expand and improve the Housing Credit through legislative action. In 2019, the AHTCC is focusing on the five legislative priorities, as adopted by AHTCC membership at the AHTCC Annual Meeting on January 29, 2019. 1. Enact the Affordable ...Since 1988, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) has been at the forefront of efforts to expand and improve...Since 1988, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) has been at the forefront of efforts to expand and improve the Housing Credit through legislative action. In 2019, the AHTCC is focusing on the five legislative priorities, as adopted by...

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The AHTCC Submits Comments on CRA Modernization

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) has submitted comments to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regarding its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on the modernization of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The ANPR, released on August 28, 2018, garnered nearly 1,300 comment letters by the deadline of November 19, ...The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) has submitted comments to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)...The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) has submitted comments to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regarding its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on the modernization of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The ANPR, released...

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NCSHA Releases Report on Housing Credit Development Costs

Today the National Council of State Housing Agencies released a report conducted by Abt Associates on Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) development costs. The Government Accountability Office has been conducting an analysis on the same topic that will be released this month. The report found Housing Credit-financed apartments on average cost roughly the same ...Today the National Council of State Housing Agencies released a report conducted by Abt Associates on Low-Income Housing Tax Credit...Today the National Council of State Housing Agencies released a report conducted by Abt Associates on Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) development costs. The Government Accountability Office has been conducting an analysis on the same topic that will be...

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