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Energy Audit Clarification for 2014 Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP)

In response to questions about the required certification for an energy auditor under the 2014 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) released a statement allowing a certification by RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) in addition to the Building ... read more...

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Increases Housing Development Funds (HDF) available for 4% Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developments

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) increased the Housing Development Funds (HDF) available for 4% Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) developments from $5 million to $8 million.  The Housing Development Fund (HDF) is a State loan fund that provides gap financing for affordable ... read more...

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Web Based Online Application

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) web based online application for Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) is available here.  As you know, when completing the application, you should reference the approved 2014 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) which provides the framework for the ... read more...

2014 Delaware Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Qualified Allocation Plan Approved

The 2014 State of Delaware Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Qualified Application Plan (QAP) was approved this week.  Delaware’s QAP details the guidelines and application process for affordable housing developers seeking Low Income Housing Tax Credits.  The Delaware State Housing ... read more...

USDA Rural Development (RD) – Rental Assistance (RA) Update

People have been talking for a long while now about the impact of Sequestration on everything from the Federal court system, to air control terminals, trains and affordable housing rent subsidies – and just about everything else.  With respect to the financial year 2013 and potentially ... read more...

2013 Delaware Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) Final and Approved by Governor Jack Markell

The 2013 Delaware Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) is now final and approved by Governor Jack Markell.  The QAP provides the process for applying for Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).  Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC’s) are a vital tool in financing quality affordable ... read more...

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) will hold its 2013 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) Public Hearing December 14, 2012

On December 14, 2012 from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) will hold its 2013 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) public hearing at the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Auditorium ... read more...

Hurricane Sandy and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Treasury will be waiving the low-income and non-transient requirements for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties providing temporary housing to disaster victims rendered homeless by Hurricane Sandy in certain counties.  Without ... read more...

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Annouces Preliminary Rankings for 2012 Low Income Housing Tax Credits

The Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) announced preliminary rankings for the 2012 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) round in response to its Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP).  The low income housing tax credits are an essential tool in providing quality affordable housing opportunities ... read more...

Three Affordable Housing Developments Earn The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Design Award

Three affordable housing developments earned the prestigious HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected Richardson Apartments in San Francisco, California; Bud Clark ... read more...