Tax Credit Advisor Article Archives

Case Study: Four Properties Preserve Affordable Housing

By / Issue: November 2022

Jonathan Rose Companies is making a major push to preserve affordable housing in Chicago, acquiring hundreds of units in recent months, some financed by Low Income Housing Tax Credits, in an effort to create “Communities of Opportunity,” in these renovated properties.

Case Study: Pointe on La Brea in Los Angeles

By / Issue: November 2022

Martin Luther King’s dream is continually being reinvented, enduringly so in California, where Dr. King’s assassination in 1968 spurred an ecumenical group of clergy and laymen in the Golden State’s Marin County to begin a project to build affordable housing that has continued to this day.

Breaking Ground

By / Issue: November 2022

Peter Bell has been an observer, chronicler and convenor of the affordable housing industry since becoming NH&RA’s first full-time staff member back in 1976.

Permanent Supportive Housing

By / Issue: November 2022

As the homeless crisis deepens throughout the United States—particularly on the West Coast—affordable housing developers are increasingly partnering with social service providers to offer permanent supportive housing to homeless people and other vulnerable populations.

IRS Publishes Revised Average Income Regulations For LIHTC

By / Issue: November 2022

The IRS has published the long-awaited revisions to its average income test regulations for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.

The Guru Is In

By / Issue: November 2022

Without anyone noticing, at roughly the same time ‘return-to-office’ softened its branding to ‘hybrid work environment,’ ‘side hustle’ replaced ‘moonlighting’ as the common parlance for being entrepreneurial outside one’s primary job.

Housing USA

By / Issue: November 2022

Late in 2021, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), using different than normal data, changed the way it determined Fair Market Rents (FMRs).

Industry Insights

By / Issue: November 2022

Housing, at long last, has taken center stage in federal policy.

Blueprint for November: Homelessness is solvable

By / Issue: November 2022

Homelessness first became a national issue in the 1870s. Back then the pejorative term referred to “tramps” traversing the country in search of work.

How Do We Move WAP Funding Into Multifamily Affordable Housing? 

By / Issue: October 2022

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) provided $3.5 billion for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP); a ten-times increase that is to be spent in the next five years.

Case Study: The First 100 Years of Danube Apartments 

By / Issue: October 2022

The Danube Apartments are a keeper.

LIHTC Partnership Agreements (for Developers)  

By / Issue: October 2022

The goal of a Low Income Housing Tax Credit partnership is not to negotiate and execute the world’s most perfect partnership agreement.

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