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The Application Acceptance Period for the 2023 Competitive Housing Tax Credit (HTC) cycle begins on January 2, 2023. To begin the Pre-application, visit https://public.tdhca.state.tx.us/htc/t_htc_pre_app.init_entry.signup. Once opened, the link will require the Applicant to enter the primary contact person’s email address and the name of the development. This information will be used to create a unique URL to create the Pre-application.

The Pre-application final delivery date is Friday, January 6, 2023, at 5 p.m., Austin local time. Pre-application fees must be received by the same deadline. The 9% HTC Pre-application is not mandatory; however, Applicants that provide a Pre-application are eligible for six points for the full Application if all applicable requirements are met. Applicants that do not provide a Pre-application will not be eligible for those points.

Information on how to complete the Pre-application and submit Pre-application fees is included in the 2023 Multifamily Programs Procedures Manual, and Pre-Application Submission Instructions arre posted on the Department’s website at http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/multifamily/apply-for-funds.htm.

If you have questions regarding the 9% HTC Pre-application or posted documents please contact Colin Nickells, Competitive Housing Tax Credit Manager, at [email protected].