The federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program is sponsored by the U.S. Treasury Department and authorized under Section 42 of the IRS Code of 1986. The program, administered in Virginia by Virginia Housing, encourages the development of affordable rental housing by providing owners a federal income tax credit. It also provides incentive for private investors to participate in the construction and rehabilitation of housing for low-income families.
Read an in-depth review of the federal Section 42 LIHTC Program.
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