Novogradac Private Activity Bond and 4 Percent LIHTC Overview Webinar (July 25, 2018)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
July 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

*Note: This webinar airs from 1 to 3:00 p.m. ET (10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT)


Matt Lockhart - Webinar Panelist
Charlie Rhuda
Novogradac & Company LLP

Matt Lockhart
Novogradac & Company LLP

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Wayne Michael, CPA, NPCC, HCCP
Senior Director of Education
Novogradac & Company LLP

Webinar Description

This course presents an overview of the major accounting concepts associated with the use of private activity bonds and 4 percent low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) to finance affordable multifamily rental housing properties.

Praise from Past Attendees


  • Overview of affordable housing finance and need for debt and equity
  • Overview of public (tax-exempt) vs. private (taxable) bonds
  • Introduction to Internal Revenue Code Section 142(d) and private-activity tax-exempt bonds
  • Players in a bond transaction
    • Borrower, issuer, underwriter, purchasers, credit enhancer, lender, trustee, bond counsel
  • LIHTC calculation
    • Eligible basis, applicable fraction, qualified basis, credit rate, annual credits
    • Locking credit rate
  • Equity financing with 30 percent present value (4 percent) tax credits
  • Understanding 9 percent vs. 4 percent programs
  • The 50 percent test
    • Common pitfalls
    • Timing issues
    • Single vs. multi-building properties
    • Multi-year placed-in-service dates
  • Good costs/bad costs (95-5 test)
    • Related-party considerations (e.g. developer fee)
    • Soft debt
    • Seller’s notes
  • Differences between Section 142(d) bond rules and Section 42 tax credit rules
  • Q&A

CPE Information

Target Audience

This course is designed for those who have a basic understanding of affordable housing and low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) as well as for those who’ve worked in the industry for a few years and are looking for a refresher or who've worked with 9 percent LIHTC deals but not 4 percent LIHTC/bond deals.

Terms and Conditions

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Registration Rates

Standard: $120
Nonprofit: $105
Multiple Registrations: $105/person ($90/person for nonprofits)

Bundle pricing for this webinar and the April 13, 2018 Novogradac Financing LIHTC Properties Using Private Activity Bonds Webinar recording

Bundle - Standard: $185
Bundle - Nonprofit: $145
Multiple Registrations for bundle: $155/person ($125/person for nonprofits)