WSJ Op-Ed Paints False Picture

AHTCC submitted the below letter to the editor in response to a flawed opinion piece (Sept. 19) published in the Wall Street Journal that painted a false picture of the Housing Credit. To the editor: “Kill the Loopholes, Including the One for ‘Low-Income Housing’” (op-ed, Sept. 19) draws on flawed decades-old data to draw false ...AHTCC submitted the below letter to the editor in response to a flawed opinion piece (Sept. 19) published in the...AHTCC submitted the below letter to the editor in response to a flawed opinion piece (Sept. 19) published in the Wall Street Journal that painted a false picture of the Housing Credit. To the editor: “Kill the Loopholes, Including the...

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Support for the Housing Credit Continues to Grow

  In the past month we’ve seen strong support for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) across the country. At the United States Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting, participants passed a resolution in support of expanding Housing Credit and increasing investment in affordable housing infrastructure nationwide.   The resolution was the topic of a ...  In the past month we’ve seen strong support for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) across the country....  In the past month we’ve seen strong support for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) across the country. At the United States Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting, participants passed a resolution in support of expanding Housing Credit and...

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Housing Credit Helps Revitalize Historic Hotel and Downtown Spokane, Washington

Among the many virtues of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) is its flexibility in serving the specific local needs of urban, suburban and rural communities nationwide, financing both new construction and the rehabilitation of existing buildings. A recently closed Housing Credit deal to renovate the historic Ridpath Hotel in downtown Spokane, Washington, will ...Among the many virtues of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) is its flexibility in serving the specific local...Among the many virtues of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) is its flexibility in serving the specific local needs of urban, suburban and rural communities nationwide, financing both new construction and the rehabilitation of existing buildings. A recently...

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AHTCC’s Women of Affordable Housing Breakfast is a Success!

Last week, women in the affordable housing industry came together for a well-attended networking event hosted by AHTCC.  Carmen Chubb, the Deputy Executive Director for Housing for the Georgia Housing and Finance Authority, kicked off the event by welcoming the attendees to Atlanta.  Attendees were then treated to two lively panel discussions. The first panel ...Last week, women in the affordable housing industry came together for a well-attended networking event hosted by AHTCC.  Carmen Chubb,...Last week, women in the affordable housing industry came together for a well-attended networking event hosted by AHTCC.  Carmen Chubb, the Deputy Executive Director for Housing for the Georgia Housing and Finance Authority, kicked off the event by welcoming the...

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23rd Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards Recognize National Leaders in Affordable Housing

Edson Awards celebrate Low-Income Housing Tax Credit developments at the forefront of creating stronger, healthier communities in urban, suburban and rural areas nationwide WASHINGTON – Today, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition announced the winners of the 23rd Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards (Edson Awards) in Washington, D.C. at the Capitol Visitors ...Edson Awards celebrate Low-Income Housing Tax Credit developments at the forefront of creating stronger, healthier communities in urban, suburban and...Edson Awards celebrate Low-Income Housing Tax Credit developments at the forefront of creating stronger, healthier communities in urban, suburban and rural areas nationwide WASHINGTON – Today, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition announced the winners of the 23rd Annual Charles...

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Housing as Infrastructure

By Todd Crow As noted on this site and widely embraced by housing advocates nationwide, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch ( R-UT) have reintroduced a bill intended to expand and strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit).  The current version, (S. 548, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act ...By Todd Crow As noted on this site and widely embraced by housing advocates nationwide, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and...By Todd Crow As noted on this site and widely embraced by housing advocates nationwide, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch ( R-UT) have reintroduced a bill intended to expand and strengthen the Low-Income Housing...

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AHTCC Commends Senators Cantwell and Hatch for their Leadership in Addressing America’s Growing Housing Affordability Challenges

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) applauds Senator Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch (R-UT) for their leadership in addressing America’s growing housing affordability challenges by introducing the bipartisan Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (S. 548). AHTCC also thanks for their bipartisan leadership and support as original co-sponsors Senator ... FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) applauds Senator Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch... FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) applauds Senator Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch (R-UT) for their leadership in addressing America’s growing housing affordability challenges by introducing the bipartisan Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act...

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AHTCC Congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on Confirmation as Secretary of HUD, Will Work with HUD, Administration and Congress to Strengthen and Expand Access to Affordable Homes

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on his confirmation today as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. During January’s Senate Banking Committee hearing to consider his nomination, Dr. Carson expressed strong support for public-private partnerships, specifically citing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) as a ...The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on his confirmation today as secretary of the U.S....The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) congratulates Dr. Ben Carson on his confirmation today as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. During January’s Senate Banking Committee hearing to consider his nomination, Dr. Carson expressed strong...

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The Hill: Housing Credit Advocates Should Embrace Tax Reform

Writing in The Hill, Jeffrey Whiting, president and chief executive officer of City Real Estate Advisors (CREA) and president emeritus of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, argues “tax reform in and of itself is not necessarily bad for the housing credit and may be positive for all parties, especially the housing credit’s true beneficiaries, the ...Writing in The Hill, Jeffrey Whiting, president and chief executive officer of City Real Estate Advisors (CREA) and president emeritus of...Writing in The Hill, Jeffrey Whiting, president and chief executive officer of City Real Estate Advisors (CREA) and president emeritus of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, argues “tax reform in and of itself is not necessarily bad for the housing...

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2017 AHTCC Annual Meeting: Register Now!

Registration rates for the 2017 AHTCC Annual Meeting will increase on December 30th, so sign up now! The Annual Meeting is our biggest event of the year, bringing together the country’s leading Housing Credit stakeholders, including syndicators, investors, lenders, developers, legal and accounting professionals and state allocating agencies, to set our legislative agenda and strategy ...Registration rates for the 2017 AHTCC Annual Meeting will increase on December 30th, so sign up now! The Annual Meeting...Registration rates for the 2017 AHTCC Annual Meeting will increase on December 30th, so sign up now! The Annual Meeting is our biggest event of the year, bringing together the country’s leading Housing Credit stakeholders, including syndicators, investors, lenders, developers,...

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Six Down, 94 to Go

Why the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act Stands a Chance by Michael Novogradac, Managing Partner, Novogradac & Company LLP, and AHTCC Vice President Since Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced legislation May 19 proposing, among other things, a 50 percent expansion of allocations of the federal low-income ...Why the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act Stands a Chance by Michael Novogradac, Managing Partner, Novogradac & Company LLP, and...Why the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act Stands a Chance by Michael Novogradac, Managing Partner, Novogradac & Company LLP, and AHTCC Vice President Since Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced legislation May...

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Harvard’s State of the Nation’s Housing Report Points to Growing Rental Housing Crisis

By Anthony J. Alfieri Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its annual State of the Nation’s Housing report on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – offering a striking analysis of how our national affordable rental housing crisis continues to deepen, putting families and local economies at risk. The report found that a record 21.3 million ...By Anthony J. Alfieri Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its annual State of the Nation’s Housing report on...By Anthony J. Alfieri Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its annual State of the Nation’s Housing report on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – offering a striking analysis of how our national affordable rental housing crisis continues to deepen,...

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