LIHTC Tag Archives

Illinois Requires Use of Income-Approach in LIHTC Assessments in Cook County, Extends State LIHTC through 2026

The Illinois state legislate passed the COVID-19 Affordable Housing Grant Program Act (HR 27252), which would require that LIHTC properties in Cook County be assessed using the income-approach, as well as a new property tax incentive policy that would provide reduction in assessed value for both subsidized and market-rate owners that provide affordable units. The omnibus legislation also extends the Illinois State LIHTC through 2026. A full summary of the bill’s provisions is available here from the Illinois Housing Council.  

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Hunt Capital Partners Closes on Tax Credit Equity Financing in Milwaukee

Hunt Capital Partners and developer Royal Capital Group will use $13.1 million in tax credit equity for the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of an old school dating to 1902 plus the addition of adjacent new construction to create 82 units of multifamily housing, Hunt said in an announcement. Both Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Federal and State Historic Tax Credits have been allocated for the project.

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Sign-On by Nov. 20 to Support IRS COVID-Related LITHC Accommodations

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) is circulating a sign-on letter to support the National Council of State Housing Agencies’ (NCSHA) letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of the Treasury calling for an extension to the temporary COVID-related LIHTC relief. The deadline to sign-on is Friday, November 20. NH&RA joined the letter and encourages our members to do so as well!

IRS Guidance on BEAT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations providing additional guidance on the base erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT). The final regulations provide detailed guidance regarding how to compute certain BEAT calculations for groups of related taxpayers.

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Arizona Issues COVID-19 Compliance Guidance for Assisted Rental Properties

The Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) issued updated compliance guidance for rental properties with LIHTC, HOME, state and national Housing Trust Fund and Neighborhood Stabilization Programs funding sources. IRS Notice 2020-53 allows income recertifications to be delayed for the remainder of the year. However, it does not delay or exempt owners/agents from ensuring LIHTC households are still meeting student eligibility requirements.

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