March 5, 2019
In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares news about the status of tax extenders and what that could mean for the need to extend 2018 returns [2:12]. He also talks about financing infrastructure reform [7:31] and details about released utility allowance regulations for LIHTC properties [9:41]. From there, he has a brief update on what the confirmation of a new IRS chief counsel means for future tax regulation [11:54]. He also touches on an upcoming affordable housing hearing that could spotlight the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, a LIHTC bill that could be reintroduced soon [13:23]. After that, he discusses how the White House fiscal year 2020 budget proposal could propose cutting HUD and USDA housing program funds. He also has some announcements from HUD on the inclusion of Section 202 contracts in the Rental Assistance Demonstration program and the expected announcement of Housing Trust Fund allocations. He closes with some state news regarding opportunity zones as well as the LIHTC [14:24].