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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. ...

August 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University (JCHS) released the report, “The State of the Nation’s Housing 2015” June 24. JCHS provides an assessment of the state of the rental and homeownership markets in its annual report. ...

November 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released the report, “Federal Housing Assistance for Low-Income Households.” The report, released Sept. 11, examines the ways in which the federal government provides housing assistance to low-income households ...

January 1, 2015
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June 7, 2011
Podcast

Tax Reform; 9th Round NMTC NOAA; Proposed NMTC Regulations for Non-Real Estate Investments; 2011 Income Limits; Military Families Affordable Homes Act; Green Refinance Program; Track Record of the LIHTC Studied; Historic Tax Credit Economic Impact Study; Renewable Energy Industry Testimony

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

Updated for 2018. The Fourth Edition of the Novogradac Introduction to New Markets Tax Credits provides a perfect initiation into the workings of the NMTC. The booklet provides a concise but substantive look into the goals and structure of the NMTC. Learn about applying for NMTCs, decode the alphabet soup of CDEs, QEIs, QLICIs and QALICBs, and explore low-income communities, tax credit recapture, and leveraged and non-leveraged transaction structures. Novogradac’s Introduction to New Markets Tax Credit is an ideal primer for real estate professionals who are considering entering the NMTC arena or for the new hires at companies that have years of experience in investing in or lending to real estate projects or businesses in low-income communities.  This fourth edition includes an update to the history and statistics of the NMTC program, updated infographics and an expanded description of the stages of the NMTC application process.

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.