October 11, 2023
A PRRAC Report. By Janelle Taylor, (J.D. Georgetown Law School 2023), and a Law & Policy Intern at PRRAC in 2022-2023; Robert Lindsay, (J.D. University of Minnesota Law School 2023), and also a Law & Policy Intern at PRRAC in 2022-2023; and Philip Tegeler (Executive Director of PRRAC).
Synopsis: This summary report is an update to our 2015 report, Building Opportunity: Civil Rights Best Practices in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (PRRAC and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law). This 50-state survey will report on current state trends in local contribution and approval requirements, incentives for siting developments in high opportunity neighborhoods, affirmative marketing and tenant selection, and the concerted community revitalization requirement.
For more background on fair housing issues in the LIHTC program, go to this page