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Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017 Section by Section Analysis

Published on March 22, 2017
Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017 Section by Section Analysis

Section 101 – Average income test – Under current law, Housing Credit apartments serve renters with incomes up to 60 percent of area median income (AMI) and rents are comparably restricted. This section creates a new test that would allow the 60 percent of AMI ceiling to apply to the average of all apartments within a property rather than to every individual Housing Credit apartment. The maximum income to qualify for any Housing Credit apartment would be limited to 80 percent of AMI.

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