Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Volume 11 Issue 1

Abridged version of the January 2020 issue of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits. For more content, please subscribe to the Journal.

Journal cover January 2020

Articles

John M. Tess

Thursday, January 9, 2020

As a new decade begins, there is value in contemplating opportunities for using the 20 percent federal historic tax credit (HTC) program in real estate redevelopment.

Mark O’Meara

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Dayton, Ohio’s, architectural gem, the Dayton Arcade, is being brought back to life after decades of vacancy.

Amanda Read

Monday, January 6, 2020

If a CDE is awarded an NMTC allocation, it will probably have that specific innovative use that it discussed checked in Schedule 1 under Section 3.2(l) of the NMTC allocation agreement and it will have the required specified percentage of its NMTC allocation that must go to that type of innovative investment.

Michael J. Novogradac

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Proposed Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations released Dec. 12 were greeted with great concern by many affordable housing and community development advocates, as they fear many proposed changes will have adverse effects that will greatly overwhelm the positive revisions.

Brad Stanhope

Thursday, January 2, 2020

An organization with a longtime record of low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) transactions is diving into the opportunity zones (OZ) incentive.


News Briefs

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Nov. 25 that the Maryland Historic Trust awarded eight developments more than $9 million in historic tax credits (HTCs).

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee Nov. 19 released a discussion draft and section-by section summary of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published Nov. 22 a notice establishing operating cost adjustment factors (OCAFs) for project-based assistance Section 8 contracts with an anniversary date of Feb. 11, 2020, or later.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition released a notice Nov. 26, 2019, with two updates from the CDFI Fund. One update is NMTC transaction data through fiscal year 2017.

Monday, January 6, 2020

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) sent a notice Dec. 13, 2019, regarding utility allowances and other services for rental housing tenants.

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