Historic Tax Credits and the Adaptive Reuse of Churches

Our recent article discusses the challenges of rehabilitating churches. Read more to see the successful adaptive reuse of Melrose Baptist Church. Read full article here.

New Markets Tax Credits and Historic Rehabilitation

Our most recent article discusses the combined use of new market tax credits and historic tax credits. Learn more about how these incentives were paired to turn a historic cigarette factory into state-of-the-art science and tech labs in Durham, NC. Read Full Article Here

Opportunity Found: Historic Rehabilitation’s in Distressed Areas

Check out our latest article on opportunity zones and using Historic Tax Credits. Read Full Article Here

LIHTC, HTC and Public Housing

Read this article to learn the benefits of pairing historic tax credits (HTC) with low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) for public housing redevelopments. Read Full Article Here

Historic Tax Credits and the Community Reinvestment Act

CRA has the potential to broaden the funding pool for HTC projects. Learn more in the article below. Read Full Article Here

Main Street Affordable Housing: Capitol Art Lofts in Jackson, Miss.

This article discusses the exciting rehabilitation of a long-abandoned stretch of downtown commercial buildings in Jackson, Mississippi.   Read Full Article Here  

Opportunity Zones: A New Tool in the Box

Normally, this column provides real-life examples of successful federal historic tax credit (HTC) developments. Often these are linked with other investment tools, such as low-income housing tax credits, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Rental Assistant Demonstration (RAD) funding or other sources. Read Full Article Here

HTCs and RAD Projects on a Smaller Scale: The Case of Liberty Village and Liberty Square in Groesbeck, Texas

While historic tax credits (HTC) are instrumental in rehabilitating grand monumental properties, they can also be critical resources for preserving public housing, particularly when combined with other resources. Read Full Article Here  

The Challenges of Historic Tax Credit Projects with Multiple Small Buildings

When embarking on a historic tax credit (HTC) project, it is easy to assume that small developments will be easier than larger developments, the assumption being that smaller buildings have fewer issues or require less vigorous HTC applications. Read Full Article Here

The Changing Needs of Hotels Create HTC Challenges

At first glance, rehabilitating a historic hotel using historic tax credits (HTCs) for continued use as a hotel seems straightforward. However, these projects can pose a variety of challenges due to the ever-changing needs of modern hotels. There can be a mismatch between old hotels and new hotels when it comes to the provision of services, […]

Mid-Century Retail Spaces: Challenges and Opportunities for HTC Rehabilitations

The notion of a historic rehabilitation generally conjures up images of Victorian late-19th century or early 20th century classical architecture. Read Full Article Here

Three Considerations When Twinning HTC, LIHTC

Rehabilitation developments often use both the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit (HTC) and the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) to meet the bottom line while still providing quality affordable units. Read Full Article Here