Tax Credit Advisor Article Archives

“Nest, Not Nest Eggs”

By / Issue: December 2023

Over the last two decades, a workforce housing shift has occurred in the many resort towns and communities across the United States.

A Framework for Detailing How Local Policies Impact Housing Affordability 

By / Issue: December 2023

Developers and affordable housing advocates looking to provide detailed presentations or facilitate discussions on how local governmental policies impact housing affordability need look no further than the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) Housing Affordability Toolkit.

Legally Speaking: Mixed-Use Developments

By / Issue: December 2023

In affordable housing and community development, nothing seems to captivate planners, developers, community advocates and government officials more than a proposed mixed-use development.

Industry Insights: NCSHA’s Updated Recommended Practices Include Several Suggestions from NH&RA

By / Issue: December 2023

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) recently finalized updates to its Recommended Practices in Housing Credit Administration (RPs or Recommended Practices).

The Guru Is In: Family Storefront Housing

By / Issue: December 2023

Across America, the anti-exclusionary zoning rebellion is in full swing, and like many localized revolutions, it takes revolutionary thinking – like rediscovering the asset class that built 19th-century urban America, which over the last 50 years has become a capital backwater: the family storefront dwelling.

Case Study: The Briscoe School in Beverly, MA

By / Issue: December 2023

Since the Briscoe School in Beverly, MA was a functioning educational facility as recently as 2018, it is likely that at least some of the seniors soon to be living in its adaptive reuse as housing will have memories of learning the Three Rs there (reading, wRiting and aRithmetic).

Case Study: The Freelon at Sugar Hill

By / Issue: December 2023

For those in affordable housing considering their legacies, there is the example of Philip Freelon to consider.

The Art of Structuring Deals as Master Lease Pass-Throughs   

By / Issue: December 2023

As skyrocketing construction costs and increasing interest rates have driven the need for more capital, affordable housing developers are expressing an increased interest in the master lease pass-through structure in deals involving a combination of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and Historic Tax Credits (HTC).

Clean Energy Projects

By / Issue: December 2023

At the close of 2023, it’s a certainty that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) are catalyzing a huge uptick in clean energy projects across the United States.

Breaking Ground, Tony Bertoldi, Co-President, CREA, LLC

By / Issue: December 2023

Tony Bertoldi has devoted nearly three decades to the affordable housing business and currently serves as co-president at CREA, LLC, a national Low Income Housing Tax Credit syndicator, where he and his team manage all investment funds and investor relationships.

Blueprint for December: A New Kind of Synergy

By / Issue: December 2023

The first recorded example of a mixed-use development is from ancient Rome, Trajan’s Market—believed to have been built between 100 and 110 AD—in which shops, government offices and apartments were built into a multi-level structure.

Playing Matchmaker

By / Issue: November 2023

An initiative by the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) aims to expand the financing of affordable housing by creating partnerships between state financing agencies and healthcare systems.

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