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Late last year, the Texas Senate released their 86th Interim Legislative Charges for each of their committees. For the Senate Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) committee, a review of the (LI)HTC program was listed as the committee’s top priority.
In Texas the report shows that the number of households that were moderately or severely housing cost burdened has grown from 1.3 million in 2008 to over 1.7 million by 2018.
The Houston Housing Authority aims to build two mixed-income multifamily apartment communities in Houston’s rapidly changing East End neighborhood. The area has historically provided relatively affordable housing for what has long been where many of the city’s minority residents reside.
State Sen. Eddie Lucio is inviting the general public to testify in front of the Texas Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) on issues such as affordable housing and infrastructure resiliency. Sen. Lucio chairs the Senate IGR Committee. TAAHP Executive Director Roger Arriaga and TAAHP members were invited to take provide expert testimony that could offer insight into measures that would increase the supply of affordable housing in Texas.
The 2020 Multifamily Uniform Application posted on January 22, 2020, has been revised to correct Tab 48, the Tie-breaker Information worksheet. The revision only affects Competitive (9%) HTC applications.
Plans call for income-restricted, multi-family affordable housing in Round Rock, TX, which residents must earn an overall average of 60 percent of the area median income.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce the reappointment of five members of its Affordable Housing Advisory Council (the Council)
The NRP Group and equity partner World Premier Investments began constructing a new Houston affordable housing multifamily development. The Exchange, a 300-unit multifamily apartment community on Houston’s near north side is situated in an Opportunity Zone.
From Community Impact Members of the Houston Apartment Association were told by local economist Steve Spillette, president of Community Development Strategies, that with the trouble in the oil and gas industry is facing, he expects an affordable housing shortage in...
In a recent Forbes.com article, author Richard Burns aptly outlines the benefits for both investors and the community.