Recent Trends in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Property Sales

Posted on May 7, 2014

In the April 2014 issue of the Tax Credit Advisor, Armand Tiberio of the Tax Credit Group of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services (TCG) provides a summary of trends in LIHTC property sales in recent history.

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Topics: LIHTC,  Multifamily Lending

Unlocking Value of Year 15 LIHTC Properties

Posted on April 23, 2014

As thousands of low-income housing tax credit properties approach Year 15 every year, the importance of planning for and managing Year 15 transactions

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Topics: LIHTC,  TCAM Services

GSEs’ LIHTC Portfolio Selling Activities Since 2008

Posted on April 16, 2014

As reported in the March 2014 issue of the Tax Credit Advisor, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have gradually sold their interests in LIHTC investments since being placed in conservatorship, however, the massive sale that was expected by many throughout the LIHTC industry has entirely subsided.

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Topics: Federal Housing Programs,  LIHTC

Extenders Bill Incl. 9% and 4% LIHTC Rate Floors

Posted on April 10, 2014

On April 3, the Senate Finance Committee approved the Expiring Provisions Improvement, Reform, and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act to extend for two years dozens of expiring tax provisions.

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Topics: Federal Housing Programs,  LIHTC

TCAM Team to Speak at Upcoming Affordable Housing Events

Posted on April 2, 2014

We’re excited to announce that members of the TCAM team will be participating in a number of conferences in the first few weeks of April.

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Topics: Asset Management,  Industry Conferences,  LIHTC

Addressing Troubled Assets

Posted on March 19, 2014

History can be instructive. During the 1990s savings and loan crisis government regulators strongly encouraged lenders to dump troubled assets, which they did – many at deep discounts. As a result, savvy investors were enriched.

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Topics: Asset Management,  LIHTC,  TCAM Services

The Camp Proposal: An Early Victory for the LIHTC?

Posted on March 12, 2014

On February 26, House Ways and Means Chairman David Camp (R-MI) revealed his long-awaited tax reform proposal, which includes some version of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.

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Topics: Federal Housing Programs,  LIHTC

Expansion of CRA-Eligible Assessment Area

Posted on March 5, 2014

The federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), enacted in 1977, charges federal bankingregulators to ensure that banks, “serve the credit needs of their local communities in a safe and sound manner.

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Topics: LIHTC

Preservation Lending, Still a Priority for Fannie & Freddie

Posted on February 26, 2014

Through 2013 it appears that as long as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac remain in business, they will continue to lend to affordable housing, particularly to existing and aging affordable developments.

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Topics: Federal Housing Programs,  LIHTC,  Multifamily Lending

Game Changer for Affordable Housing – TCAM client featured on NPR for forming the first nonprofit REIT

Posted on February 19, 2014

On February 11, 2014, one of our clients, the Housing Partnership Equity Trust (“Equity Trust” or “HPET”) was featured on NPR’s national broadcast of All Things Considered for its innovative approach to preserving affordable housing.

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Topics: LIHTC,  Multifamily Lending,  TCAM Services

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