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March 23, 2020

Tax Strategies for Rural Affordable Housing Preservation

The Housing Assistance Council released “Tax Considerations for Rural Housing Preservation,” which outlines strategies for avoiding adverse tax consequences that can prevent the preservation of rural affordable housing at the time of a sale. The paper suggests that changes in tax law, such as…

March 2, 2020

Study Evaluates the Use of LIHTC for Disaster Recovery

A study in the Journal of the American Planning Association, “Affordable Housing, Disasters, and Social Equity: LIHTC as a Tool for Preparedness and Recovery," evaluated how states are using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) for disaster preparedness, hazard mitigation, and recovery efforts…

February 3, 2020

Study Highlights Year-15 Challenges for LIHTC Projects in Weak Housing Markets

An article in Housing Policy Debate, “Challenges for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Projects at Year 15 and Beyond in a Weak Housing Market: The Case of Detroit, Michigan,” examines the financial conditions and outcomes for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties around Year 15 in Detroit,…