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QAP California

Comments on California’s MHP Guidelines Due Aug. 6

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is seeking feedback on its Multifamily Housing Program (MHP) Draft Guidelines and Statement of Reasons. Comments should be sent by August 6 via this form. The 2022 MHP Guidelines will apply, in large part, to all HCD multifamily development programs. With the MHP Guidelines as the cornerstone, HCD will simplify several programs into one funding opportunity–the Super NOFA–and application process. 

QAP Idaho

Idaho Opens Nine Percent LIHTC Round

The Idaho Housing and Finance Association is accepting applications for its nine percent LIHTC through August 6. Roughly $4.7 million is available with set asides for nonprofits ($509,000) preservation ($509,000) and rural ($764,000). Applications will only be accepted electronically via Idaho’s newly designed portal. Contact the Project Finance Department at 208-331-4777 for access to the portal.  

QAP Minnesota

Applications for Minnesota’s Homework Starts with Home RFP Due Aug. 10

Minnesota Housing is accepting applications for the Homework Starts with Home (HSWH) program through noon CT on August 10. This program supports collaborative efforts between schools, housing organizations and local governments to identify, engage and stabilize students and their families experiencing homelessness. $3.5 million in HSWH funds is available using the Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) and Housing […]

QAP New Hampshire

New Hampshire Housing Holds QAP Planning Forum – July 29

New Hampshire Housing will hold a public forum on the 2023-2024 QAP on July 29, 2021 from 11 a.m. to noon ET. This event will be held both in person (32 Constitution Drive, Bedford, NH 03110) and virtually. Register here for both formats by July 26. Written comments can be sent to QAP@nhhfa.org. 

QAP Texas

Texas Updates Nine Percent Award Limits, Regional Allocations & Eligible Applications

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) posted a revised summary of the 2021 Competitive nine percent LIHTC Award Limits and Estimated Regional Allocation, as well as a list of Applications that are eligible for an award of tax credits for the 2021 program year. 

QAP Texas

Texas Posts List of Properties Nearing End of Affordability

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) posted an interactive map and list of properties that may be nearing the end of their affordability period and may benefit from preservation activities. The list includes any federally subsidized multifamily housing development at risk because the contract granting a federal subsidy with a stipulation to maintain affordability is nearing expiration, or because the government-insured mortgage on the property is eligible for prepayment or near the end of its mortgage term. The current list reflects those properties that have an affordability period ending between March 2021 and December 2023.

QAP Texas

Texas Posts Fall 2021 Training Schedule

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) and the Texas Apartment Association (TAA) have released the online training schedule for Fall 2021.  

QAP Pennsylvania

PHFA Announces FY-2021-2022 State Budget Highlights

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has announced that the fiscal year 2021/2022 state budget will include funding for the development of affordable rental housing in three main program areas: 

QAP Ohio

Ohio Seeks Input on Design Standards & Multifamily Underwriting Guidelines

As the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) prepares to draft the 2022-23 Design and Architectural Standards and the 2022-2023 Multifamily Underwriting Guidelines, OHFA is seeking stakeholder input on these guidelines. OHFA will seek initial stakeholder input through Friday, August 13, and will post the full first draft of these documents at a later date.

QAP Arizona

Arizona Schedules Hearing for State LIHTC on July 29

The Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) will hold a virtual Public Hearing to solicit comments on ADOH’s administration and implementation of the State LIHTC on Thursday, July 29th, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Please click on the following link to register to attend virtually via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vd-CtrDkoHNFn_P7MeE8vzrCF_9GaLmaV  

QAP Michigan

Michigan Issues Gap Financing Program NOFA

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has issued it’s 14th round for the Gap Financing Program – Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This Program is designed to improve MSHDA’s direct-lending production, achieve deeper income targeting and to assist with being able to finance tax-exempt bond transactions utilizing the four percent LIHTC. 

QAP Louisiana

Louisiana Publishes Draft 2022-2023 QAP

The Louisiana Housing Corporation has released a draft of the 2022-2023 Qualified Allocation Plan(QAP). The document is a preliminary summary of proposed changes to the QAP. The items considered are the result of written comments received, comments made during the focus group meetings and public hearings, internal data analysis, and research to achieve LHC’s housing priorities and objectives effectively. 

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