Texas

Texas

TDHCA Releases 2012 Multifamily Application Materials

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has released the 2012 Multifamily Application Materials which includes the final 2012-2013 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), the updated 2012 Site Demographic Characteristics Report, the Multifamily Programs Procedures Manual, Pre-Application materials, Multifamily Uniform Application, and more.

Texas

Texas Announces Rural Housing Workgroup Meeting

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has announced a meeting for the Rural Housing Workgroup. This meeting is being held in response the agency’s increased awareness of the unique challenges in serving rural populations.

Texas

Texas Issues NOFA for 2012 HOME Funds

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs has announced the availability of up to $22,038,066 in funding from the HOME Investment partnerships Program for the development of affordable multifamily rental housing for low-income Texans.

Texas

Texas Announces Multifamily Application Workshops

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has announced the 2012 Multifamily Application Workshop schedule for those wishing to apply for Low-Income House Tax Credits (LIHTC).

California

IRS Releases Unallocated Credit Carryovers for Certain States

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Revenue Service 2011-57 which dictates the amounts of unused housing credit carryover allowances allocated to qualified states. Nearly $3.66 million of unused credits were divided among the states in the National Pool.

Louisiana

HUD Publishes New Comprehensive Market Analysis Reports

HUD’s Department of Policy Research & Development has published three more Comprehensive Housing Market Analyses for State College, Pennsylvania; Victoria, Texas; and New Orleans, Louisiana.

Louisiana

Study Examines Gulf Recovery After Hurricanes Katrina, Rita

U.S. Housing and Urban Development recently contracted with Abt Associates Inc. and released a two-part study examining the housing recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Texas

Texas Announces Public Comment Period for Draft 2012 QAP

The public comment period for multiple Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) programs including the proposed 2012 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) began September 30 and is underway until 5:00 pm October 19, 2011. Public hearings for input on the various programs are scheduled between October 7 and October 17, 2011.

Texas

TDHCA Announces Two Meetings to Discuss Proposed 2012 QAP

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) announced a roundtable discussion about the proposed 2012 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) on September 27, 2011. In addition, the TDHCA Governing Board will meet to discuss the proposed QAP and the possibility of forward allocating commitments for 9% low income housing tax credits on October 4, 2011.

Texas

TDHCA Releases 2012 Real Estate Analysis Rules

On Thursday, August 25, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) released the 2012 real estate analysis rules for public comment.

Texas

Texas Releases Draft 2012 QAP

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) released the first draft of its 2012 QAP as well as a draft of the 2012 Definitions and Amenities for Housing Program Activities.

Texas

Texas Issues Newsletter about Multifamily Housing

The Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs recently issued a newsletter that provides clarification about utility allowance and gross rent violations for the Housing Tax Credit program. Also contained in the newsletter:

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