Qualified Allocation Plans Category Archives

Texas Housing Publishes Multifamily Uniform Application Certifications

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Multifamily Finance Division has posted the 2019 Multifamily Uniform Application Certifications on its website at: http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/multifamily/apply-for-funds.htm.

More documents will be posted as they are finalized. If you have questions about any of the posted documents, please contact TDHCA Competitive HTC Program Administrator Sharon Gamble at sharon.gamble@tdhca.state.tx.us

Florida Housing Posts Board Items Submission Deadline

As a reminder, a FHFC Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 1, 2019.  This means all waiver requests, extension requests, or any item requiring Board approval with supporting documentation must be submitted to the Corporation for staff review no later than January 7, 2019 to be included on the Board Meeting Agenda.  Failure to submit all documentation for staff review by this deadline may cause the request to be presented at a later Board Meeting.

Colorado Housing Posts Draft QAP

The 2019 QAP has been approved by the CHFA Board of Directors and forwarded to the Governor of Colorado for approval. The draft version is now available on the CHFA website.

The 2019 LIHTC application is also available on the website. Older versions of the application will no longer be accepted.

For questions regarding the application, please contact Paula Harrison, Tax Credit Program Administrator, at pharrison@chfainfo.com.

If you have any comments, or would like more information, please contact Tasha Weaver, Tax Credit Allocation Manager, at 303.297.7429 or tweaver@chfainfo.com.

Texas Housing Updates 2019 Housing Tax Credit Application Cycle

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Multifamily Finance Division has posted the following 2019 Housing Tax Credit Application (HTC) items at http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/multifamily/apply-for-funds.htm:

-a revised DRAFT 2019 Multifamily Uniform Application (version three);
-a 2019 Multifamily Uniform Application Templates document; and
-a Previous Participation form.

More documents will be posted as they are finalized. If you have questions about any of the posted documents, please contact TDHCA Competitive HTC Administrator Sharon Gamble at sharon.gamble@tdhca.state.tx.us.

OR Housing Updates Project Development Manual

As we approach the new year, I wanted to reach out with an update to our Project Development Manual (PDM). This update provides information on important changes to the Applicability of the PDM to some Department programs. This update also provides important information about how the Department is responding to the Solar-Ready and Electric Vehicle Ready aspects of Governor Brown’s signed Executive Order 17-20.

PDM chapters that have been updated from version 2017.12.01 are posted as a single file here: www.oregon.gov/ohcs/HD/MFH/PDM-Update-2018-R1.pdf

This PDM update will apply to all projects submitting fund applications on or after January 1, 2019. This update does not include projects responding to NOFAs published in 2018 (the current LIFT Rental NOFA, LIFT Homeownership NOFA, and the 4% Preservation Gap NOFA).

The most substantive aspects of this update are as follows:

Reminder: Updated Capital Needs Assessment (CNA) Requirements

As announced in a Technical Advisory sent out this summer, the updated CNA requirements are available and will apply to all applications submitted to fund offerings made on or after January 1, 2019 as well as any 4% LIHTC applications or pre-applications submitted on or after January 1, 2019.2. Revised Chapter 1.3; Applicability

This update modifies how the PDM applies to some funding programs as follows:

  • Increases document submission requirements for some funding programs as required under Part 4 of the PDM, Development Process Portal (PDP)
  • Adds a requirement for compliance with Part 7 of the PDM, Sustainable Development Standards (SDS) to some programs including 4% LIHTC and LIFT.

Revised Chapter 5.2; Development Team Requirements

This update includes the following:

  • Modifies insurance requirements.
  • Modifies Section 5.2.06; 3); d), pertaining to contractual relationship between engineering disciplines and the Architect.

Revised Chapter 7.1; Sustainability Policy Modules

This update responds, in part, to Executive Order 17-20 and includes the following:

Modifies Sustainability Requirements for Rehabilitation Projects / Eliminates the Department’s “Green Building Worksheet”

  • Establishes OHCS Solar-Ready Requirements
  • Establishes OHCS Electric Vehicle Ready Requirements

Please direct any questions regarding this notice to Kevin Burgee: Kevin.Burgee@oregon.gov or 503-986-6773

With appreciation,

Julie V. Cody
Assistant Director for Housing Finance

Texas Housing Updates 2018 Award and Wait List

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Multifamily Finance Division has posted a revised 2018 Award and Waiting List at http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/multifamily/apply-for-funds.htm.  This list is revised to include force majeure awards granted by the TDHCA Governing Board at its meeting on December 6, 2018.

If you have questions about the log or any of the posted documents, please contact TDHCA Competitive HTC Administrator Sharon Gamble at sharon.gamble@tdhca.state.tx.us.

CA Housing Posts Application Update for Supportive Housing Multifamily Housing Program Notice of Funding Availability

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announces the release of an updated Supplemental Application (Rev. 12/13/18) for the 2018 Supportive Housing – Multifamily Housing Program (SHMHP) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) application forms.

The revised SHMHP Supplemental Application now includes an additional section to the Supportive Service Plan worksheet.

All applicants must use the 12/13/18 version of the supplemental application.

Applications are due February 8, 2018.

Reminder: Register to attend our last SHMHP NOFA Workshop!

Santa Ana
December 18, 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
City Hall of Santa Ana
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Register

For more information please visit SHMHP webpage.

If you have any questions, please email us at SHMHP@hcd.ca.gov.

SHMHP funding provides loans to individuals, public agencies, or private entities (including for-profit, limited profit, or non-profit), for the development of multifamily rental housing containing permanent supportive housing and new construction or rehabilitation of multifamily rental housing developments.

Oregon Multifamily Technical Advisory – Energy funding reminders

Interested in incentives for energy efficiency measures on your new and existing affordable multifamily projects? Sign up for OHCS’s Multifamily Energy Program email list (previously Low Income Weatherization Program). Members of this list will be the first to hear about:

  • Funding availability
  • Program updates and training opportunities

Click here to sign up to receive OHCS
Multifamily Energy Program notifications

Applying for a NOFA opportunity? Including energy efficiency measures?

If you are seeking funding for energy efficiency measures contact the Multifamily Energy Program Staff at OHCSMultifamilyEnergy@trcsolutions.com, or 503.505.6787.

To include your energy funding reservation with your NOFA application check the Multifamily Energy Program website for upcoming program deadlines.

CT Housing Posts HTCC Application Reminder and 2019 HTCC Questions and Answers

Reminder:  The 2019 Housing Tax Credit Contribution (HTCC) applications for funding must be submitted electronically through the SharePoint website using the Consolidated Application Version 2018.3, no later than 4:00 p.m., February 15, 2019.

SharePoint sites must be requested by February 8, 2019 in order to be considered for an application.

The 2019 HTCC Overview session presentation and 2019 HTCC Questions and Answers can be found by clicking the above links.

Please contact Seth St. Jean with any questions at Seth.St.Jean@chfa.org