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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Kansas City Missouri MSA HAP Property Sale -Little Village-Buckner-MO-Section 8-HAP Contract

Kansas City Missouri MSA HAP Property Sale

On November 21st, 2017 Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage, Inc. (AHIB) completed a Kansas City Missouri MSA HAP property sale. The 42-unit apartment community, Little Village, is located approximately 25 miles from Kansas City, Missouri, just east of Independence. Little Village is covered 100% by a Project-Based Section 8 (HAP Contract) and is located in Buckner, Missouri.  The property is made up of one, two and three bedroom floor plans. Of the 42 total units, 34 units are designated for [...]

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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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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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Family Section 42 – Low Income Housing Tax Credit Property Sale – Oklahoma

On June 16, 2017, Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage closed on the sale of Garland Square Apartments, a 36-unit Low-Income Housing Tax Credit property located in Stroud, Oklahoma, a suburb of Tulsa, located off of Interstate 44 along the Oklahoma City-Tulsa corridor. Garland Square is comprised of a mixture of market rate and rent restricted units with efficiency through four bedroom layouts.  The property was less than 50% occupied at the time of the sale.  The offering provided the purchaser upside [...]

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Low Income Housing Tax Credit Sale - Sun Valley-Section 42-LIHTC-Anderson-Indiana

Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Sale in Anderson, Indiana

On June 15th, Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage, Inc. (AHIB) completed a Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Sale in Anderson, Indiana.  Sun Valley was developed under the LIHTC program in 2004, then sold by AHIB in 2013 after the original developer defaulted on their first mortgage.  The property and it’s remaining tax credits were sold to a regional developer, who successfully restructured the deal’s income limits and stabilized occupancy. After closing on a permanent HUD-insured 223(f) mortgage, they hired [...]

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Sale of Former HUD-Financed Apartments in New Ulm, Minnesota

On June 6th, AHIB completed the Sale of former HUD-financed apartments in New Ulm, Minnesota known as Hillside Manor. The property was originally developed under the HUD 236 program and had units subsidized by the local housing authority. Both buyer and seller are repeat clients of the firm, and the deal was structured off-market after the successful sale of the Western Manor apartments in Austin, Minnesota in 2016. The deal closed at an unusually low cap rate due to the [...]

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