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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New Research: Balancing Priorities in State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Allocation Policies

Earlier this month, Enterprise Community Partners released Giving Due Credit: Balancing Priorities in State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Allocation Policies, a report which explores efforts to balance cost control with building quality and resident opportunity in affordable rental housing. Enterprise reviewed the Qualified Allocation Plans (QAPs) for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) allocating agencies in ...Earlier this month, Enterprise Community Partners released Giving Due Credit: Balancing Priorities in State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Allocation Policies,...Earlier this month, Enterprise Community Partners released Giving Due Credit: Balancing Priorities in State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Allocation Policies, a report which explores efforts to balance cost control with building quality and resident opportunity in affordable rental housing. Enterprise reviewed...

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