Information to Obtain When Assuming Management of a LIHTC Property

When assuming management of a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property during the 15-year compliance period, there is critical information the new agent must have. The following list provides a good starting point for the information to obtain when assuming…

Determining the Income of LIHTC Applicants and Residents

The determination of income is a primary requirement when determining the eligibility of applicants and residents at Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties. While individual Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) have their own requirements relating to the determination of income, there…

RAD First Component – Eligibility, Conversion Requirements, and Financing Considerations

            On September 5, 2019, HUD issued Notice H-2019-09, PIH-2019-23 (HA), Rental Assistance Demonstration – Final Implementation, Revision 4. This revised notice provides program instructions for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program, including eligibility and selection criteria. Background             The…

HUD Issues Revised Final Implementation Notice for RAD Program

            On September 5, 2019, HUD issued Notice H-2019-09, PIH-2019-23 (HA), Rental Assistance Demonstration – Final Implementation, Revision 4. This revised notice provides program instructions for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program, including eligibility and selection criteria. Background             The…

Rental Application/Lease/Lease Riders – Critical LIHTC Documents

            It is important that early in the application process, prospects be advised of the applicable income limits and student requirements for occupancy in a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property. Management should explain that the total gross income of…

Affordable Housing Platforms of Presidential Candidates

According to the National Low-Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) 2019 Out of Reach report, a full-time worker needs to earn an average hourly wage of $22.96 to afford a modest, two-bedroom rental home in the United States. This amount is called…
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