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HOME and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Guidebook By U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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When developers seek financial resources for affordable rental housing development, many combine funds generated through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) offered by the Internal Revenue... More > Service with housing block grant funds provided through the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This publication, HOME and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Guidebook, provides technical guidance to HOME Program Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) on how to assess these HOME-LIHTC applications, and how to comply with the requirements of both programs for the successful development of affordable multifamily rental projects.< Less
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: IRS Audit Techniques Guide By Internal Revenue Service
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This audit techniques guide has been developed to offer the examiner technical support for identifying and developing issues related to IRC section 42 in this area of tax law. The guide consists of... More > chapters covering specific LIHC topics and issues. The chapters are arranged topically, with the various elements of the LIHC being introduced and discussed in the order in which they are generally encountered during the development of a project -- a building block format of terms and mechanics. Exhibits, as applicable, are also included at the end of each chapter. In an effort to provide the examiner with valuable examination tools, several "Pro Forma" documents have been drafted for use specifically in IRC section 42 cases. These include an Information Document Request, Initial Interview Questionnaire, and Revenue Agent Report. These documents appear at the end of the guide.< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Improving Living Conditions for Rural-Low Income Housing - Self Build With Earth in Composite Climate of NW Region of India By Atishay Jain
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Housing is a very important sector having enormous potential for saving energy and carbon emissions. With 32% of the people below the international poverty line and 70% of the people below a wage of... More > 2$ per day, there is an enormous lack of sound housing in India. Practices in recent years is seeing a huge shift from vernacular to the use of modern materials argued on basis of better durability and better indoor performance compared to natural materials. This research investigates the application of various natural materials, specifically earth within rural housing. Theoretical and analytical work has been carried out to improve living conditions in current built form by using passive design strategies, utilizing various building simulation tools and knowledge from traditional practices. Benefits of using environmental friendly natural materials to that of conventional ones has also been documented.< Less
Providing LIFES SUPPORT to low income families during harsh economic times By Lynnel Townsend
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Today, the words: "economy, recession, unemployment and low income" are heard throughout the country as more families lose jobs, life savings and homes over night. What about those that are... More > already living below poverty levels? People need real answers and coping skills. Read our monthly E-Books to remain updated on the many ways LIFES organization can help low income families in public housing develop the necessary life skills to learn how to work together like a "small village" to cope with poverty. Find out how we have been successful in creating 3 jobs from 1, save the government money and put money back into the economy. Your monthly e-book purchases will help LIFES fulfill its goal of offering its services to low income families throughout the country.< Less
Fundamentals of Housing & Community Strategies By Sylvia Black
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This book talks about Tenants Rights, suing in housing court, how welfare helps working adults, what to do if you’ve lost your landlord; reasons for forming a tenants association, guidelines to... More > an effective rent strike; how can you be appointed as a 7A Administrator and take over the management of your own building, remove the landlord from active management, bring the building back up code compliance with the help of the city and have tenants purchase their own building as a tenant-owned, low income co-op. This book includes sample court orders and sample petitions. This book also talks about how the city becomes involved when tenants are facing court and dealing with violations; and how to apply for a grant to form a non profit organization; financing and energy improvements; and much, much more!< Less
How to Apply for HUD Housing By Jessica Linton
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The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operates the national HUD program nationwide to provide affordable housing to low income and moderate income households. HUD does... More > not process applications directly but provides housing funds to local government agencies, non-profit organizations and to the individual states. Each state administers their own program in processing applications for HUD assistance from individuals. Here are some tips and suggestions on how to apply for HUD housing. Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
A Guide to Affordable Housing Funding Sources By State of New Jersey
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The purpose of this document is to provide a resource that outlines the affordable housing funding sources available at the Federal, State and Local levels as well as private sources. The programs... More > listed in this document have been separated by production and non-production programs and then further organized by level of funding and responsible agency. Each program inventoried includes a brief description and a reference resource where the reader may find more information. Appendix A is a matrix that tallies the funding sources together in order to illustrate the potential funding available to New Jersey entities to provide affordable housing in a 10 year period. This matrix does not include all of the programs listed in this document. For some of the Federal programs it is difficult to estimate how much money is allocated to New Jersey.< Less
Make a House a Home Cookbook By Michael Klein
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There are tens of thousands families in Budapest who live below the poverty line. This means less than $110 income a month per person. Home sweet home is not something they feel when they look... More > around in the room that they often share with 3-4 family members. Last year one of our volunteers in HOPE Worldwide Hungary suggested that we could make a difference by creating a different environment in the homes of these families. Every Saturday 5-10 volunteers would go over to this family and start to work on their home, fixing anything that we can improve with a low budget. We have finished the renovation of six apartments bringing hope and home into the lives of six needy families. We are grateful to God to provide help and hope for these families through our effort. Thank you for your support by buying this book. Peter Szabad Volunteer, HOPE Worldwide, Hungary< Less