Alabama Announces HOME/LIHTC Application Cycle

The Alabama Housing Finance Authority will accept applications for its 2009 HOME/Low-Income Housing Tax Credit programs the week of March 9-13.

New York

New York to Create LIHTC Upstate Equity Fund

The New York Division of Housing & Community Renewal (DHCR) in partnership with the New York State Association for Affordable Housing and other development community partners will be creating a new Upstate Equity Fund to encourage banks to invest in low-income housing tax credit projects within their communities.


Kentucky Schedules Public Hearing and Rental Developers’ Forum

The Kentucky Housing Corporation has scheduled a public hearing and developers’ forum for January 20 in Frankfort.

NH&RA News

Alabama Schedules HOME & Housing Credit 2009 Application Workshop

Alabama has scheduled HOME & Housing Credit 2009 Application Workshops on February 8 in Montgomery.


Alabama Publishes Final 2009 QAP

The Alabama Housing Finance Authority recently published a final qualified allocation plan (QAP) for its 2009 low-income housing tax credit program. 


Colorado Releases 2009 LIHTC Application and QAP

The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority has released its final 2009 QAP and application for its low-income housing tax credit program.


Recap Advisors Issues Recommendations for Best Use of 2009 Housing Credits

In a new paper commissioned by the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP,, based on a survey of stakeholders in Massachusetts and other states, the firm Recap Advisors recommends 10 strategic steps that state housing credit agencies should take to most effectively allocate their 2009 low-income housing tax credits in the current troubled LIHTC equity environment.


Kansas Publishes Updated 2009 Application, QAP

The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation has issued its revised application and qualified allocation plan (QAP) for its 2009 low-income housing tax credit program.


Governors Propose Agenda for Recovery Package

New York Gov. David Paterson and several other governors recently sent a letter to President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden that proposes an agenda for federal aid to states to be included in any future comprehensive economic recovery package.

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