National Trust for Historic Preservation Releases Clip of Reagan Praising HTC Program

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:45am

President Ronald Reagan expressed strong support of the federal historic tax credit (HTC) program in a clip from a 1984 speech that was released today by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with the National Trust Community Investment Corporation. Reagan’s speech was taped for the Sept. 14, 1984, National Conference of Revitalization of America’s Towns. In the recording, Reagan heralded the economic sense, jobs and sense of pride from the federal HTC. The video also includes information on the financial and job-creating impact of the HTC.