August 23, 2017
Affordable Housing Blog
Affordable Housing Blog
Boston rallies in support of affordable housing, Massachusetts announces 25 recipients of 2017 LIHTCs, HUD issues notice on additional RAD 1 units and the New York Attorney General moves further in the digital direction. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing and community development.
On July 31, over 500 affordable housing advocates from across Massachusetts rallied in support of affordable housing in the Our Homes, Our Voices: Rally for Affordable Homes in downtown Boston.—Alexander B. Rosso
Twenty-five projects across Massachusetts received $28 million in federal and state low-income housing tax credits in an announcement by Governor Charlie Baker on Tuesday, August 15.—Alexander B. Rosso
Today, the New York Attorney General (the NYAG) issued a new alert that effective August 16, 2017, all acceptance letters for offering plans, amendments, cooperative policy statements and no-action letters will be delivered to the attorney of record for sponsor in digital form. This recent policy shows that the NYAG is committed to moving in the digital direction.—Erica F. Buckley and Ari Glatt
HUD provides guidance with respect to additional RAD units and the establishment of the initial rents for new and replacement RAD units.—Michael H. Reardon
Location: Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center | Oswego, NY
Date: September 11–13, 2017
Speaker: Richard Price
Topics include: Workshop D—The Future of Rural Tax Credits: This workshop will explore the future of the tax credit as a vehicle for financing multifamily development in rural areas of upstate. Other workshops will discuss multi-family housing development, NYSERDA affordable solar pre-development funding program, program and project compliance and more.
Location: NP’s NYC office | New York, NY
Date: September 12, 2017
Speaker: Erica Buckley
Topics include: A panel discussing the current state of the for-sale market in New York City.
Location: Four Seasons | Las Vegas, NV
Date: September 27–28, 2017
Speakers: Steve Wallace, Monica Sussman, Deborah VanAmerongen, Richard Price, Tatiana Gutierrez, Nate Cushman, Ed Campbell
Topics include: Multi-day conference covering topics related to affordable housing preservation.
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