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November 1, 2011
Podcast

Tax Reform; Super Committee; Federal Appropriations; Bipartisan Housing Commission; IRS Appeal in Historic Boardwalk Hall; Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Meeting; Community Wind Act; Energy Private Letter Rulings; Section 1603 Audits; Oklahoma State Tax Credit Task Force; 2012 Difficult Development Areas; IRS Audits Multifamily Housing Bonds; Massachusetts State LIHTCs; NMTC Project Data; CDFI Fund's New Deputy Director.

November 29, 2011
Podcast

Super Committee Collapses; Tax Extenders; New Issue Bond Program, Temporary Credit and Liquidity Program Extended; FY 2012 Income Limit Preview; CA Redevelopment Agency Update; Historic Boardwalk Hall Update; Minnesota Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Report; Awarding Winning Initiative in VT; OIG Audits CDFI Fund; InvestOhio Tax Credit; Bill to Provide Investment Tax Credit for Microturbines; Tax Treatment of Section 1603 grants in CA.

Handbooks and Booklets

The 2012 Edition of the Low-Income Housing Tax-Exempt Bond Handbook is a comprehensive, single-volume resource for all the regulations, guidance and legislation on the use of tax-exempt bonds in multifamily housing developments.

August 6, 2013
Podcast

Tax Reform; Bond Tax Credits; Upcoming Dates; Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Fixed Floor; S. 1442; Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 2013; S. 1352; Proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Fair Market Rents; Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Report on the Historic Tax Credit; 2014 Vermont Downtown Historic Tax Credits; New Markets Tax Credit Coalition Advocacy Letter; Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Website Improvement Survey; Interstate Renewable Energy Council Solar Installation Trends Report.

August 30, 2011
Podcast

President Obama’s Jobs Proposal; OMB’s Request for Cuts in FY 2013 Budget Requests; Proposed FY 2012 FMR Trends; Revised MAP Guide; Record Demand for FHA-Insured Financing; TCAC’s Cost Containment Forums; Governors Wind Energy Coalition Calls for ITC, PTC Extension; Rep. John Dingell Supports PTC; OCC Fact Sheet on the Historic Tax Credit; Michigan ‘Replaces’ State’s Brownfield, HTC Programs; Sen. Maria Cantwell Supports NMTC Extension; NMTC Basics Webinar Preview.

Handbooks and Booklets

Now in its fourth edition, this booklet is an introduction to the basics of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The Introduction to Low-Income Housing Tax Credits provides a brief but substantive look into the background and structure of the LIHTC. It gives readers an opportunity to learn the LIHTC players, credit types and how they are awarded, how to apply for credits, the role that bonds play, how the LIHTC is calculated, how transactions are financed and how to comply with LIHTC rules. The booklet can be a primer for real estate professionals who are considering entering the world of LIHTC projects or a resource for the new hires at companies that have years of experience investing in, lending to, consulting for or producing affordable rental housing. The fourth edition has been updated to reflect today’s LIHTC landscape and market conditions, including the effect of the prospect of comprehensive tax reform and the minimum 9 percent rate on the LIHTC as well as updates on state caps, compliance regulations and more. Charts and illustrations have also been refined and updated. 

Handbooks and Booklets

Introduction to Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Fifth Edition 

Now in its fifth edition, this booklet is an introduction to the basics of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The Introduction to Low-Income Housing Tax Credits provides a brief but substantive look into the background and structure of the LIHTC.