City Center Place - Section 42 LIHTC - Birmingham, AL

Senior Section 42 LIHTC Property sold in Birmingham, AL

In early October 2018, AHIB completed the sale of City Center Place Apartments, a senior designated, Section 42 LIHTC property in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.  The well-maintained property was originally constructed in 1998.  It was financed with a combination of Section 42 LIHTC funds and HOME Loans from the Alabama Housing Finance Agency (AHFA) and the City of Birmingham. The property operates under regulatory agreements for both the LIHTC funds and HOME funds.  The property’s non-profit board [...]

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HUD 202 Restricted Sale - ICARE - Section 8 - HAP Contract - Westmont Illinois

HUD 202 Restricted Sale of a HAP Property in Suburban Chicago

On October 1st, AHIB completed the HUD 202 Restricted Sale of a HAP Property in Suburban Chicago.  The building, known as ICARE (Illinois Chinese American Residence for the Elderly), is located in Westmont, Illinois, and is comprised of 60 units of which 59 are covered by a project-based Section 8 contract.  Though the property had previously been refinanced, there is still a HUD 202 Use Agreement in place, restricting ownership to a non-profit organization and limiting allowable distributions. The property’s non-profit [...]

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Oregon Senior Section 8 Sale - Roseburg - Oregon - HAP Contract

Oregon Senior Section 8 Sale

On September 14th, AHIB completed an Oregon senior Section 8 sale.  The property, Rose Senior Apartments, has 40 units covered by a HAP contract and a commercial space.  The building is a historic mid-rise in downtown Roseburg. After multiple bids were procured by regional buyers in an effort to complete the Oregon senior Section 8 sale, the owner opted to sell to a local non-profit.  As an entrepreneur involved in other businesses in the community, it was critical to the [...]

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Sneedville, Tennessee - Project-based Section 8 - LIHTC - Sold

Tennessee Project-based Section 8 property sold to LIHTC Developer

In August 2018, AHIB completed the sale of a 51-unit project-based Section 8 contract property located in Sneedville, Tennessee. The family property is fully-covered by the HAP Contract and went through the HUD Mark-to-Market restructuring in 2003. The property is made of 24 one-bedroom units, 21 two-bedroom units and 6 three-bedroom units. The buyer was a regional LIHTC developer who received an allocation of 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency [...]

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Green Farms Townhouses - Limited Distribution HAP Contract Sale - Section 8 - Belvidere - Illinois

Limited Distribution HAP Contract Sale

On March 15, 2018, Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage, Inc. closed on a limited distribution HAP contract sale known as the Green Farms Townhouses.  All 50 units in the development are covered by a HAP contract administered by the Illinois Housing Development (IHDA).  Furthermore, the property is encumbered by a limitation on distributions, further complicating an investor’s ability to make the deal work.  Through AHIB’s network of qualified investors and developers, a competitive market was quickly made, resulting in several [...]

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360-Unit LIHTC Property Sale near Atlanta, GA

In February 2018, Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage, Inc. (“AHIB”) closed on the sale of The Park at Hairston, a 360 Unit LIHTC property in Stone Mountain, Georgia.  Stone Mountain is a near suburb of Atlanta located about 20 miles northeast of Downtown Atlanta. The property was originally built as a market rate property in the late 1980’s.  In 2006/2007 the property was went through a full rehabilitation financed by equity generated from an allocation of 4% LIHTC’s and Georgia state [...]

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Michigan HAP Property - Milan Village-Section 8- HAP Contract-Milan-Michigan

Michigan HAP Property Sold to a National LIHTC Developer

On November 16, 2017, a Michigan HAP property sold to a national LIHTC developer.  The apartments, known as Milan Village, are a 36-unit multifamily community near Ann Arbor, Michigan.  The property is within walking distance to downtown Milan, and all units are covered by an Option 4 project-based Section 8 contract.  The property is made up of 16 one-bedroom units and 20 two-bedroom units spread between three buildings. Select units within each building also have updated cabinets and vanities within. Multiple [...]

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Tax Reform – Private Activity Bonds

Private Activity Bonds are one of the most efficient tools our government has.  They fund public projects with private money and create hundreds of thousands of jobs annually.    Their “cost” is marginal relatively, and the gains they bring us by housing seniors and those less fortunate, by building hospitals, airports and schools, is essential to advancing our society.  Nearly 96,000 jobs a year are created alone by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, which will be dramatically damaged [...]

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Chicago LIHTC Sale-Lyndale Place-Section 42-LIHTC-Chicago-Illinois
Renaissance West-LIHTC-Section 42-Chicago-Illinois

Chicago LIHTC Sale in Logan Square Neighborhood

In October of 2017, AHIB and Kiser Group closed on a Chicago LIHTC Sale in the Logan Square Neighborhood. The deal included two properties, 67 unit Lyndale Place and 100 unit Renaissance West. The properties are located a few blocks apart in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Renaissance West was built new and Lyndale Place was renovated under the Section 42 Low Income Housing Tax Credit program. Both properties were restricted by debt from Chicago and IHDA in addition to LIHTC [...]

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Low income housing – LIHTC post-rehab real estate tax assessments

The low income housing industry has many current challenges including uncertainty with corporate tax reform affecting low income housing tax credit equity pricing, increasing competitiveness for soft loans and rising labor & material costs.  Another more subtle challenge relates to real estate tax assessments for low income housing properties renovated with LIHTC’s. Many real estate investors and professionals expect a local real estate tax assessor to revisit a property’s market or assessed value post-sale, especially if the property’s sale price [...]

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