Tax Credit Advisor Article Archives

The Mission Is Most Important

By / Issue: January 2024

In the nearly four decades since its creation, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) has become a critical engine for creating affordable multifamily housing in the United States.

Understanding State LIHTC Allocations

By / Issue: January 2024

Every year, state housing finance agencies are allocated millions of dollars to help fund affordable housing through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

Yes In God’s Backyard

By / Issue: January 2024

Looking to bring their philanthropic missions into their own backyards, an increasing number of faith-based organizations are building affordable housing projects on their properties, often with the help of new local and state laws.

A Resource Guide for Accessing Funds for Green Projects

By / Issue: January 2024

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) are providing the best business case ever, for “greening” multifamily affordable housing.

The Guru Is In: Powerful New Housing Tools for Politically Courageous Local Governments

By / Issue: January 2024

What’s a big-city mayor facing an affordable housing crisis to do? 

Case Study: Timbale Terrace Moves into East Harlem

By / Issue: January 2024

Belongó. It’s an evocative term, containing not only the English word “belong” but a Cuban one meaning to cast a spell.

Case Study: New Life Homes in Tacoma, WA

By / Issue: January 2024

Faith-based affordable housing development is on the rise, and a good example of it can be found in Tacoma, WA where Shiloh Baptist Church is turning two parcels of land it owns into 60 units of housing for vulnerable populations.

Breaking Ground: Dara Kovel, CEO, Beacon Communities 

By / Issue: January 2024

Dara Kovel is the chief executive officer at Beacon Communities LLC, a Boston-based, multifamily housing development, investment and management company whose footprint includes much of New England, New York and the eastern seaboard.

Blueprint for January: Everyone Deserves to Go Home

By / Issue: January 2024

If you’ve ever spent time in Baltimore, you’ve likely noticed the vibrant and emotive murals strategically placed around the city.

“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.

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