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December 1, 2014
Periodical News Brief

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2014-61 (Rev Proc 2014-61) Oct. 30. Rev Proc 2014-61 lists the annual inflation adjustments for low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) and private activity bond caps for fiscal year (FY) 2015...

October 11, 2011
Podcast

Volcker Rule; SIFI Charges Economic Substance Doctrine; Excessive Payments Under Section 1603; Congressional Research Services Report About Tax Incentives for Wind Production; Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Student Rule; New Markets Tax Credit QEI Issuance Report; Missouri and Indiana State Historic Tax Credits.

October 18, 2011
Podcast

Super Committee; Historic Tax Credit Legislation; Solar PV on Historic Buildings; Extension of Sect. 1603 Equals 37,000 Jobs; Political Support for Renewable Energy; Tax Reform and LIHTC; Disaster Relief in Pa.; Tax Reform and NMTC Yields; NMTC Investors Conference.

October 25, 2011
Podcast

Super Committee Update; New Report on the NMTC; NMTC Extension Legislation; Rep. Brian Higgins Support for HTC; State Tax Credit Debate in Missouri; Bill to Extend the ITC to Offshore Wind; Reports on Domestic Renewable Energy; Inflation-Adjusted LIHTC and Bond caps for 2012; Affordable Housing Sign-On Letter; White House Affordable Housing Event; HUD’s Research Plans.

January 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

On Nov. 18, Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn.; Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Patty Murray, D-Wash.; and Susan Collins, R-Maine; released a Dear Colleague letter to all Senate offices in support of the Housing for Homeless Students Act of 2014 (S. 2723). ...

March 4, 2008
Podcast

RETC Extension Legislation; Housing Stimulus Bills; and a Report on Leverage Measures used by the LIHTC and NMTC programs.

December 3, 2013
Podcast

Budget Conference Committee; Capacity Building Initiative; H.R. 3439; New Markets Tax Credit Military Installation Act of 2013; Prior Use Rule and Virginia Schools; New York Tax Credit Review; Bending the Cost Curve on Affordable Rental Development: Understanding the Drivers of Cost; 2014 Rent and Income Limits Webinar; Master Limited Partnerships and Real Estate Investment Trusts: Opportunities and Potential Complications for Renewable Energy; Form 8835.

December 10, 2013
Podcast

Fiscal Year 2014 Budget; Tax Reform; Debt Ceiling; Better Buildings Challenge; Community Reinvestment Act 2014 First Quarter Exam Schedule; Mel Watt; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2014 Rent and Income Limits; CDFI Information Mapping System; Qualified Equity Investment Issuance Report; Ohio: Creating Jobs, Building Communities, Preserving Heritage; U.S. Deal Tracker Solar Report.

March 11, 2008
Podcast

Key compliance dates for NMTC applicants; Status of LIHTC modernization bill; Update on the current range of pricing for housing tax credits.

December 17, 2013
Podcast

Fiscal Year 2014 Budget; Volcker Rule; Tax Extenders; Tax Reform; EITF 13-B; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2014 Rent and Income Limits; America’s Rental Housing: Evolving Markets and Needs; Stories of Community: 2013 Community Development Corporations Report; CIMS3; Maine Historic Tax Credit; Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit; Federal Courthouses: Better Planning Needed Regarding Reuse of Old Courthouses; Q3 2013 Solar Market Insight Report

March 18, 2008
Podcast

State Housing Agency Actions to Address Current LIHTC Equity Market Conditions; Effect of Lower LIHTC Equity Prices on NMTC Market; Impact of Debt Market Turbulence on Affordable Rental Housing.

March 25, 2008
Podcast

Housing Tax Credit Coordination Act and Community Restoration and Revitalization Act Urged as Additions to LIHTC Modernization Package

February 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

The United States Conference of Mayors released its annual report, “Hunger and Homelessness Survey: A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America’s Cities” in late December 2014. The survey analyzes the status of hunger and homelessness in 25 cities. ...

October 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

The Treasury Department in response to a recent survey’s finding that state housing agencies sought further clarification on recapture events released guidance in August for Section 1602 low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) exchange funds.

March 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

The United States Supreme Court heard arguments Jan. 21 concerning the disparate impact housing case, Inclusive Communities Project Inc. v. the Texas Department of Housing and Community Development. The arguments were heard to determine what constitutes discrimination in affordable housing. ...

November 17, 2009
Podcast

Ideas for Revitalizing the LIHTC Market; FHA's Financial Outlook; Sen. Schumer Requests Review of Section 1603 Program; Solar Manufacturing Jobs Creation Act Introduced

October 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has approved incentives for 12 business projects and one brownfield development project that are expected to bring more than 4,000 jobs and nearly $100 million in new investment to the state.

November 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

As its final action before adjourning for midterm elections, Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) that will continue funding all federal government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, at fiscal year (FY) 2010 levels.

December 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2010-74 in October to inform taxpayers that there is no unused 2010 low-income housing credit (LIHTC) carryover amount to be redistributed to qualified states.

January 1, 2011
Periodical News Brief

Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies published a policy brief that discusses issues facing the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program beyond the immediate problems the recession created.