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LIIF Announces $20 Million Bridge to Help Liquidity for LIHTC Developers

The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) said it has launched a $20 million COVID-19 LIHTC Developer Fee Bridge Initiative to support affordable housing developers facing liquidity challenges in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and ensuing recession. LIIF said in a press release that with a guarantee from the Community Investment Guarantee Pool (CIGP), the flexible capital would be available to fill gaps created when fees are stalled in phases of LIHTC development.

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NHT Partners with Leading Age on Analysis of Incentives for Older Adults in QAPs

National Housing Trust partnered with Leading Age to analyze the QAPs from all 50 states to see how Housing Credit Allocating Agencies use LIHTCs to encourage the production and preservation of affordable housing specifically for older adults. The analysis revealed that:

Seven states have established a set-aside for creating or preserving affordable housing for older adults;
Twenty-seven states award points for creating or preserving affordable housing serving older adults;
Twenty states award points for providing certain features in affordable housing serving older adults; and
Three states provide a basis boost for crating or preserving affordable housing serving older adults.

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Dec. 10 Webinar – Ready to Respond: Disaster Planning for Multifamily Affordable Housing Organizations

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), HUD, Fannie Mae, and Bellwether Enterprise are holding a webinar from 1:30 – 3 p.m. ET on December 10 to discuss their new Ready to Respond: Business Continuity Toolkit. The toolkit equips multifamily affordable building owners & managers with a plan to address crisis as many housing communities confront risks associated with natural disasters and other risks that affect tenants and business resiliency, such as COVID-19.

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