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HUD Expedites Relief from Regulatory Requirements for PHAs for Hurricane Relief Efforts

HUD recently published a notice in the Federal Register that establishes an expedited process for reviewing requests for relief from HUD regulatory/administrative requirements for PHAs located in Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, and Georgia. The expedited process will also apply to future Major Disaster Declarations for the remainder of 2017.

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Immediate Advocacy Needed on Behalf of the Historic Tax Credit

As anticipated, Republican leadership released a tax reform framework intended to guide House and Senate tax writing committees in their drafting of tax reform legislation. The framework does not explicitly preserve the historic tax credit and envisions that most business tax credits will be repealed in order to achieve a 20% corporate tax rate.

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