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Texas Governor Vetoes Bill to Limit Educational Considerations for LIHTC Plans

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:15AM

A Texas bill that would have prohibited educational quality to be part of the scoring system for the state’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) qualified allocation plan was vetoed by Gov. Greg Abbott. H.B. 1215 would have allowed education quality to be a part of the threshold criteria for eligibility for the LIHTC, but not as part of the scoring. Abbott’s veto message said the bill mirrors current policy, but would limit administrative flexibility.

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