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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. ...

January 1, 2016
Periodical News Brief

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its latest Eye on Housing newsletter Nov. 16. This issue provides an update on the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. According to the analysis, NAHB estimated that as of 2013, approximately 13.3 million people had resided in homes financed by the LIHTC program.

December 1, 2014
Periodical
November 30, 2015
Podcast

Tax Extenders; Report on Tax Reform Options; Section 1602 Recapture Guidance; Upcoming Deadlines for NMTC Allocatees; Maryland Rehabilitation Tax Credit; Report on Renewable Energy Subsidies; Tax Credit Tidbits

March 1, 2015
Periodical
April 1, 2015
Periodical
July 12, 2011
Podcast

Deficit Reduction Update; IRS LIHTC Comment Invitations; Hawaii’s State LIHTC Exchange Program; California’s Second LIHTC Round; Elimination of RDAs in California; OIG Section 1603 Project Audits; OCC Newsletter About National Banks Investing in Solar Energy; “U.S. Solar Market Trends 2010”; Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act of 2011; NMTC Extension Letter; QEI Issuance Update.

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.