Governor Approves 2020 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP)

On December 2nd, the finalized 2020 QAP, approved by Governor Abbot, was released. The approved draft included an increase in points for the scoring item, Residents with Special Housing Needs. An application may qualify to receive up to three points if a development:...

NCSHA – No Local Letters

Agencies Should Not Require Local Letters of Support Says New NCSHA Report of Recommended Practices for LIHTC Administration Agencies Should Also Avoid Prioritizing Requirements for Local Financial Contributions On December 28th, the National Council of State Housing...

Final 2018 QAP Signed by Governor

Today Governor Abbott signed the 2018 Texas Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). The final version differs from the staff draft in a few ways. Changes can be found on pages 4 (calendar), 27 (points for commitment to closing by specified deadline in counties declared...

HUD Releases List

 of 2018 DDAs, QCTs WASHINGTON–Sept. 11, 2017–The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today published in the Federal Register its list of 2018 qualified census tracts (QCTs) and difficult development areas (DDAs) , which are eligible for as...