Cinnaire announced that The Meadows, a new affordable housing community in Darlington, WI, has earned top honors as the recipient in the rural category for the Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award. The Edson awards recognize outstanding affordable housing developments and organizations nationally that have demonstrated especially impactful use of the LIHTC. The awards, presented by the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC), are named in honor of Charles Edson, a dedicated advocate of affordable housing well known for his role in establishing the LIHTC program. Cinnaire Solutions partnered with Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) to develop The Meadows, a 32-unit project designed exclusively to support agriculture and farmworkers and their families. Cinnaire provided a $4.1 million LIHTC investment to support The Meadows. Key funding partners include USDA Rural Development, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBank Chicago), United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS) and the Wisconsin Department of Administration.