Qualified Allocation Plans Category Archives

Alabama Holds Public Hearing on Five-Year Consolidated Plans, Analysis of Impediments on December 17

The Alabama Housing Finance Authority (AHFA) will hold a public hearing at 9:30 am CT on December 17 on its Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2020-2024 for the Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grants program (ESG), the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program (HOPWA), the Home Investment Partnerships program (HOME) and the Housing Trust Fund program (HTF). The hearing will also cover the Program Year 2020 One-Year Annual Action Plans for the CDBG, ESG, HOPWA, HOME and HTF programs. The meeting will take place at the Alabama Center for Commerce, 7th Floor Auditorium, 401 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104. Immediately following the conclusion of the Plans’ public hearing, representatives from ADECA and Western Economic Services, LLC of Portland, OR, will conduct a public meeting on the State of Alabama’s 2019-2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.

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Arizona Meets with Potential VA RFP Developers

On October 25 the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) issued an Information Bulletin announcing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Development of Veterans Housing in Prescott. ADOH is available to meet with developers to discuss the potential funding sources that may be made available for the RFP for Development of Veterans Housing in Prescott. Please send conference requests (phone or in-person) to karina.jajou@azhousing.gov. 

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Texas Releases 2020 LIHTC Site Demographic Characteristics Report

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) released the 2020 Housing Tax Credit Site Demographic Characteristics Report. The report lists all of the “places” in Texas and the place’s population, region numbers, which metropolitan statistical area they are located in and rural or urban designation. The population data is derived from table B01003 of the 2013-2017 American Community Survey Five Year data set. Please contact jason.burr@tdhca.state.tx.us with questions about the designations.

Texas Releases 2020 Draft Multifamily Uniform Application

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ (TDHCA) Multifamily Finance Division posted the 2020 draft Multifamily Uniform Application. The draft application may be submitted to TDHCA by applicants for the Multifamily four percent LIHTC program and/or the Multifamily Direct Loan program, but may not be submitted by applicants for the competitive nine percent LIHTC program.

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California Offers $75 Million for Veteran Housing

The Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention program (VHHP) is making $75 million in funding available, beginning November 8, 2019, to assist in developing housing opportunities for California’s veterans, especially those at risk of homelessness or experiencing temporary or chronic homelessness. Awards will be made to qualifying developers and nonprofit entities to construct, acquire, rehabilitate or preserve affordable multifamily housing for our veterans and their families. Applications are due on February 13, 2020.

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Arizona Announces 2020 Trainings

The Arizona Department of Housing will host a LIHTC Application Workshop on January 21, 2020; a HOME Compliance on November 19, 2020; LIHTC Compliance Workshops on February 12-13, 2020 in Phoenix, July 15-16, 2020 in Phoenix and October 21-22, 2020 in Tucson. The 2019 QAP requires that property managers LIHTC projects attend ADOH approved compliance training annually.

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Connecticut QAP Open for Comment Through December 27

The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is requesting comments on its QAP, LIHTC program, priorities and policy goals through close of business on December 27. Written statements may be submitted to CHFA, 999 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 to the attention of Terry Nash. Alternatively, written comments may be emailed to Terry Nash at PublicComment@chfa.org. These comments will be used in development of the 2020 QAP.