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The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the Department) announces that the Application Acceptance Period for the 2024 Competitive Housing Tax Credit (HTC) cycle begins on January 2, 2024.  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 establish a unique URL to create the Pre-application.

The Pre-application final delivery date deadline is Friday, January 5, 2024, at 5 p.m., Central 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.  For specific rules and requirements, please see the 2024 Qualified Allocation Plan.

Information on how to complete the Pre-application and submit Pre-application fees is included in the 2024 Multifamily Programs Procedures Manual, and Pre-Application Submission Instructions are posted on the Department’s website at https://www.tdhca.texas.gov/apply-funds.

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

Please be aware that TDHCA’s offices will be closed Tuesday, January 2, 2024.  Normal office hours will resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2024.