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NCSHA Leader Calls on Affordable Housing Practitioners to Push for LIHTC, Bond Cap Increase

Friday, June 30, 2000 - 1:45AM

SAN DIEGO—Affordable housing practitioners must urge their members of Congress to raise the low-income housing tax credit and private activity bond caps this year, National Council of State Housing Agencies’ (NCSHA) Executive Director John McEvoy told the NCSHA House Credit Conference & Marketplace June 29. If Washington lawmakers fail to boost the LIHC cap to $1.75 per capita and accelerate the bond cap to $75 per capita, lobbyists will have to "start all over again next year with a new president and a new Congress," McEvoy said. "The only thing keeping this from happening this year is inertia. No one else can carry the message but you." 
To contact your member, call the Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121.

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