While many tax credit fund managers are looking to expand into opportunity zone funds, there may be important differences in how they are treated for regulatory purposes. In this article, Daniel McAvoy, Forrest David Milder, John H. Cornell, III and David F. Schon with Nixon Peabody discuss certain additional considerations that O-zone fund managers may need to take into account. These rules often are not the same as those that apply to managers of other tax-advantaged funds such as low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC), new markets tax credits (NMTC) and historic rehabilitation tax credit (HTC) funds.
Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood celebrated two major milestones in its revitalization – the opening of a new 48,000-square-foot Jewel-Osco grocery store, the first full-service grocery store residents in that neighborhood in over 40 years, and the opening of Woodlawn Station, a new transit-oriented development consisting of 75 mixed-income units and 15,000 square feet of retail space. The development of Woodlawn Station was led by NH&RA memberPreservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (POAH) and financed, in part, through HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative.Read More