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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
Encouraging Low-Income Households to Make Location-Efficient Housing Choices By Andree Tremoulet
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This project involved the development of a set of tools intended to assist Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program participants in the Portland metro region with considering not just the housing... More > characteristics and quality, but also the associated transportation options and costs, they were choosing when they moved. The toolkit included both messaging elements (a six-minute video and a brochure) and access to tools (including Walk Score Apartment Finder and a house search checklist) that the four regional public housing authorities integrated into their meetings with HCV participants planning to move.< 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
Introduction to Public Housing By Maggie McCarty, Congressional Research Service
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“Public housing” is often used as a generic term to refer to all publicly assisted housing, but the term “public housing” actually refers to a specific federal program.... More > Created in 1937, the low-rent public housing program was the first major federal rental housing assistance program. The program initially subsidized the construction, and later the ongoing operation and maintenance, of multifamily rental housing properties for low-income families. While public housing is a federally created and funded program, the properties are owned and managed at the local level by quasi-governmental public housing authorities (PHAs) under contract with the federal government. Given this unique federal-local relationship, the program is governed in part by federal rules and regulations and in part by policies set at the local level.< 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