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Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) have extended the submission deadline for housing tax credit applications. The original deadline of March 1st has been pushed to Monday, March 8th at 5:00 PM CT to allow extra time for housing developers to secure documentation or other communications needed while people were out of service.
Due to severe winter weather and power outages in the general Austin area, a limited number of TDHCA Department staff are working today (Tuesday, Feb. 16). Responses to phone calls and email may be delayed as a result.
Governor Abbott released his Budget for 2022-2023 and his priorities for this session.
Pandemic-weary Parents Spend More Than Half Their Day Worried About Housing According to NHP Foundation Survey
Study from affordable housing provider queried families nationwide on Covid-related housing and financial woes; results point to vulnerability of existing affordable housing and urgent need for more.
This report, a collaboration between NLIHC and the Innovation for Justice (i4J) Program, highlights some of the public costs of eviction-related homelessness that the United States will incur if we do not provide adequate rental assistance and eviction protection.
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has extended to March 31, 2021 the deadline for requesting a new or supplemental COVID-19 forbearance agreement for its Multifamily loans.
President Trump signs the COVID-19 Relief and Omnibus Spending Bill, which includes a minimum floor for 4% Housing Tax Credit, rent assistance, 1-month eviction moratorium extension, and $600 direct payments to most Americans.
The rental assistance provided by the legislation would be administered through the Coronavirus Relief Fund at the Treasury Department, with funding going directly to states, local governments, and Native American tribes.
Lument, the newly combined organization of Hunt Real Estate Capital, Lancaster Pollard and RED Capital Group, has provided a $21.5 million Freddie Mac loan for the renovation of Jackie Robinson Memorial Apartments in El Paso.
Freddie Mac: LIHTC Program Essential to Affordable Housing in Rural Persistent Poverty Counties Across the Country
Freddie Mac released a white paper highlighting the vital role the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program serves in rural counties.