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A. J. Johnson Partners with Mid-Atlantic AHMA for May Training on Basic LIHTC Compliance and Interviewing Skills for Managers
During the month of May 2021, A. J. Johnson will be partnering with the MidAtlantic Affordable Housing Management Association for two live webinars intended for real estate professionals, particularl... 05/02/2021
HUD Confirms Income Exclusions
Unemployment Benefits & Child Tax Credit The 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act (2021 Appropriations) and the American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP) amended three provisions to strengthen and ex... 04/29/2021
HUD Secretary Announces Increase in REAC Inspections
On April 23, 2021, HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge announced that effective June 1, 2021, HUD will substantially increase housing inspections for properties subject to REAC. Within a few days as earl... 04/26/2021
A. J. Johnson to Offer Webinar on LIHTC Acquisition/Rehab Issues
A. J. Johnson will be conducting a webinar on May 6, 2021, on Acquisition/Rehab of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Projects Critical Issues for Success. The Webinar will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 ... 04/25/2021
CDC Updates FAQS on Eviction Moratorium
On April 14, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) regarding the CDC order to temporarily halt residential evictions to assist in pr... 04/24/2021
A. J. Johnson to Host Asset Webinar
A. J. Johnson will be conducting a webinar on April 29, 2021 on Dealing with Resident Assets at Affordable Housing Properties. The Webinar will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern time. This t... 04/18/2021
Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2021 Introduced in Congress
Once again, a bill has been introduced in Congress to amend the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2021 (AHCIA) was introduced in the Senate on ... 04/18/2021
A. J. Johnson Partners with Mid-Atlantic AHMA for April Training Series
During the month of April 2021, A. J. Johnson will be partnering with the MidAtlantic Affordable Housing Management Association for two live webinars intended for real estate professionals, particula... 04/11/2021
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium
On March 29, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the federal eviction moratorium. The moratorium that was scheduled to expire on March 31, 2021, is now extended throug... 04/01/2021
HUD Publishes 2021 Income Limits
On April 1, 2021, HUD published the 2021 income limits for HUD programs as well as for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Tax-Exempt Bond programs. The limits are effective on April 1, 2021.  ... 04/01/2021
IRS Issues Clarifying Guidance Relating to COVID-19 Occupancy Relief
In January 2021, the IRS published Notice 2021-12, extending and expanding on the COVID-19 relief provided by Notice 2020-53 that was issued in July 2020. Section IV.E of Notice 2021-12 provided a... 03/27/2021
HCCP Online Exam Now Being Offered By A. J. Johnson Consulting Services - Correction
Following is a correction to an earlier posted article on the HCCP online exam. Starting on March 8, 2021, A. J. Johnson Consulting Services will be offering the online version of the Housing Cred... 03/13/2021
HCCP Online Exam Now Being Offered By A. J. Johnson Consulting Services
Starting on March 8, 2021, A. J. Johnson Consulting Services will be offering the online version of the Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) exam. Unlike the in-person exam, the online exam w... 03/06/2021
A. J. Johnson Partners with Mid-Atlantic AHMA for March Training Series
During the month of March 2021, A. J. Johnson will be partnering with the MidAtlantic Affordable Housing Management Association in a series of live webinars for real estate professionals, particularl... 02/28/2021
CDC Extends Residential Eviction Order
On January 29, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an order extending the eviction moratorium to March 31, 2021. The order continues to ban evictions for certain renters... 02/07/2021
President Biden Issues Wide-Ranging Executive Order Relating to Fair Housing
If there was any doubt about how the new Administration s approach to fair housing will differ from that of the prior administration, the Executive Order signed by President Biden on January 26, 2021... 02/06/2021
A. J. Johnson Partners with Mid-Atlantic AHMA for February Training Series
During the month of February 2021, A. J. Johnson will be partnering with the MidAtlantic Affordable Housing Management Association in a series of live webinars for real estate professionals, particul... 01/31/2021
Democratic Control of Executive and Legislative Branches Increase Chances for Affordable Housing Initiatives
Since Senators-elect Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff won the January 5 Georgia run-off elections, the Senate will be evenly divided between 50 Republicans and 50 Democrats. Vice-President-ele... 01/17/2021
IRS Extends COVID-19 Relief
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS issued Notice 2020-53 in July 2020.  This Notice provided temporary relief from certain requirements under 42 of the Internal Revenue Code and 14... 01/16/2021
Work Patterns Will Never Be the Same Again - Long Term Planning & Preparation is Key
Despite the death grip COVID-19 has had, the global economy is on the threshold of a burst of growth driven by technology. If long-gestating technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and auto... 01/10/2021
Fixed Four Percent Credit - When Does it Apply?
The COVID-19 relief legislation that was recently signed into law included a provision fixing the four percent LIHTC at an actual four percent rate. This floor applies both to properties with tax-exe... 01/03/2021