• March 09, 2017

    Increases the annual per capita Housing Credit allocation and small state minimum by 50 percent, phased in over five years. The per capita allocation was last increased and indexed to inflation in 2004, and is currently $2.35. The current small state minimum is $2.71 million. The proposal increases these amounts, subject to inflation, to $3.53 and $4.065 million, respectively, by 2022.

  • February 13, 2017

    On February 10, NCSHA submitted comments to Treasury and IRS in response to Notice 2016-77 regarding whether Treasury and IRS should issue guidance clarifying the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) statute’s required preference for projects located in a Qualified Census Tract (QCT) that are subject to a concerted community revitalization plan. NCSHA argued that further guidance from Treasury and IRS on concerted community revitalization plans is unnecessary, and that state allocating agencies—not Treasury or IRS—should set their own definitions of or criteria for concerted community revitalization plans for purposes of the statutory preference.

  • January 24, 2017

    Discuss experiences with HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. Understand HUD requirements for RAD deals as well as innovative deal structures involving Credits, tax-exempt bonds, and HUD financing. Explore RAD program challenges including cost control, transaction complexity, implementation of project-based rental assistance, and demands on HFA resources.

  • January 24, 2017

    Consider development performance and compliance challenges in the 30-year-old Housing Credit portfolio. Assess QAP priorities for preservation, resyndication, and recapitalization financing. Examine the use of capital needs assessments and compliance issues related to rehabilitation, tenant qualification, relocation, and extended use.

  • January 24, 2017

    Compliance and management professionals share tips for effective Housing Credit physical inspections. Delve into inspection protocol, Section 504 accessibility standards, tenant file review strategies, site visit safety, and documentation of noncompliance.

  • January 24, 2017

    Learn how civil rights requirements, fair housing marketing, reasonable accommodation rules, and other related requirements impact Housing Credit compliance and management.

  • January 24, 2017

    Examine what the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule means for HOME and HTF grantees, including expectations for planning for and completing HUD-required Assessments of Fair Housing.

  • January 24, 2017

    As post-election uncertainty about tax reform impacts Housing Credit equity pricing, syndicators and investors forecast what to expect in the 2017 equity market. Understand how QAP priorities, development characteristics, deal terms, and market dynamics impact investor interest and Credit pricing. Explore current state agency strategies for dealing with decreases in Credit pricing.

  • January 24, 2017

    Explore HFA and industry strategies for evaluating and controlling Housing Credit development costs. Understand development cost drivers, the impact of construction materials on durability and operating costs, and Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) initiatives encouraging cost-effective design and development.

  • January 24, 2017

    Federal officials and industry experts discuss pressing Housing Credit compliance issues including new IRS regulatory initiatives, 2017 income limits, HUD’s tenant data collection initiative, and application of the Violence Against Women Act.