Last week, Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Todd Young (R-IN), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Rob Portman (R-OH) and Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021 (S. 1136/H.R. 2573). The bill — one of NCSHA’s highest legislative priorities — is comprehensive legislation that would expand and strengthen the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit). The House and Senate versions of the legislation are identical.
The owner of Marlin Square Apartments in Marlin, Texas, has, in accordance with the Right of First Refusal (ROFR), provided proper notice of intent and requests that the Department find a qualified entity who will purchase the development at or above the prescribed price.
El Paso families are now able to apply and get on the waiting list for rental assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher program.
TDHCA seeks input from stakeholders regarding best practices, policies, and industry expectations of the Department as on-site file monitoring and full physical inspections resume in the coming months.
The Texas Rent Relief Program has launched a new application system, making it easier to fill out and submit an application, add missing documentation, and track the status of payment requests. TexasRentRelief.com is still the program’s main webpage to access the application.