What's trending in Affordable Housing

March 28, 2016

Author(s): Susanna Mitchell, Anthony D. Ruvolo, Jeffrey W. Sacks

LIHPRHA statute amendment, Massachusetts housing crisis, Washington DC’s growing commitment to affordable housing. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing and community development.


Status of guidance for LIHPRHA amendment

Treatment of excess funds in pending audits is uncertain.—Anthony D. Ruvolo

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State Senate proposals address Massachusetts housing crisis: new Donation Tax Credit proposed

The Special State Committee on Housing has issued a new report on the Massachusetts housing crisis. A new Donation Tax Credit is among its recommendations.—Jeffrey W. Sacks

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District of Columbia

Washington DC’s growing commitment to affordable housing

Last week marked two important announcements for supporters and developers of affordable housing in the District of Columbia.—Susanna C. Mitchell

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Upcoming Events

New York Affordable Housing & Community Development Update

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP | Rochester, NY

Date: April 6, 2016

Speakers: Meghan Altidor, John Kelly, Joe Lynch, Carolyn Nussbaum, Anita Pelletier, Jon Penna, Richard Price, Michael Reardon, Steve Wallace, Deborah VanAmerongen and Aaron Yowell

Topics include: Policy developments on Capitol Hill and at HUD, current issues on the LIHTC landscape, NY State affordable housing issues.

2016 Housing Conference: Breaking Down the Roadblocks to Housing Recovery

Location: Riverside Convention Center | Riverside, CA

Date: April 28, 2016

Speakers: Tatiana Gutierrez Abendschein, Ed Campbell

Topics include: Meeting affordable housing needs, housing needs for special populations, obstacles affecting financial stability, homeownership challenges, updates on legislative actions to enforce the Fair Housing Act.

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