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September 24, 2020

Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition

The COVID-19 pandemic is uncharted territory for the country’s disaster response and recovery system. President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration on March 13, 2020 was the first time such a declaration was made regarding a pandemic. The last time our country faced such a threat – the 1918…

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…