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CDFA Tax Credits Finance Update - October 25, 2022

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Tax Credits Finance Update
October 25, 2022
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Tax Credits Finance Update


Come Hear Experts' Insights on Unlocking Capital for Native American Communities
Developing an understanding of tribal business practices and engaging with trusted partners is critical to successfully deploying capital. Join us at the CDFA National Development Finance Summit, Presented by CHFA, in Denver, CO on Thursday, November 3 for a session on preserving and growing tribal communities by unlocking specific development finance tools, as well as successful case studies that have utilized these tools.

Vermont Announces Bonus Round of State Tax Credits
The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development is making available $800,000 in state income tax credits beginning next year for projects designed to enhance the state's history while improving building safety at aging historic commercial and community structures.

New Jersey Creates $305M Fund to Complete Affordable Housing Projects
The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) announced the creation of a new Affordable Housing Production Fund to assist developers with gaps in financing for 100 percent affordable housing projects. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning on November 1, 2022.

U.S. Tax Credits Set to Spur Bigger Wind Farms, New Siting Strategies
The IRA extends tax credits for wind and solar for the next ten years and allows stand-alone energy storage projects to qualify for the first time. The bill also includes tax credits for the manufacturing of wind and solar components.

California Provides Tax Credits for Cannabis Businesses
California provides two new tax credits for cannabis businesses for tax years 2023 through 2027. One is for so-called "high-road" employers who meet specified employment requirements. The other is for cannabis equity licensees.

Arkansas Groups Form Coalition to Focus on Tax Credits, Better Benefits to Help Families
The Arkansas Coalition for Strong Families is a new group formed to encourage the state to invest in kids and families ahead of the 2023 Arkansas Legislative Session. The Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, the Urban League of the State of Arkansas, and the Arkansas Education Association are among 15 organizations that are part of the newly formed group.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Progress in Implementing Its Housing Supply Action Plan
The Biden-Harris Administration is announcing key progress on implementing its Housing Supply Action Plan. The President believes that policies that boost the supply of affordable housing are critical to easing the burden of rising housing costs for renters and aspiring homeowners, and must be taken in combination with actions that address near-term housing affordability and promote fair housing.

Impact of Food-Related NMTC Investments Can Ripple through Communities
New markets tax credits (NMTC) can be used to reduce the impacts of climate change, including future food scarcity for low-income communities, and increase opportunities for communities of color. This article focuses on investments relating to food, and how leaders of community development entities (CDEs) allocate the new markets tax credit and measure the success of their endeavors.

Upcoming Events
CDFA National Development Finance Summit

CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Funding Childcare Facilities
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
During this installment of the CDFA// BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, presenters will look across the development finance spectrum for ways to invest in child care facilities with tools like bonds, RLFs, tax credits, and more. Experts will also highlight various case studies that have successfully utilized these tools.

CDFA-Bricker Webinar Series: PACE and Traditional Lending Institutions
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern
Since the origins of PACE financing in the early 2010s, PACE lenders have been primarily non-traditional lending institutions. However, with the explosive growth of PACE across the country, the traditional lending world has begun to enter the PACE market. In this session, attendees will get an overview of the PACE lending history and the influx of traditional lending institutions across the country.

More Headlines

Developers Seek Tax Credits for Three Residential Projects in Missouri
Emissourian.com | Oct. 21 | Housing Finance | Rural Development | Tax Credits

Duke Energy to Pass First $56M Wave of Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits to Customers
Utility Dive | Oct. 21 | Energy Finance | Tax Credits

Utah-Based Equipment Finance Company Is on a Mission to Help One Thousand Businesses
Digital Journal | Oct. 20 | Access to Capital | Economic Development | Infrastructure Finance | Tax Credits

$40M Investment to Bring More Than 600 Jobs to Eastern Kentucky
WYMT | Oct. 20 | Access to Capital | Agriculture Finance | Community Development | Economic Development | Food Systems Finance | Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) | Resiliency | Tax Credits

Two Chapel Hill, NC Affordable Housing Projects Given Big Financial Boosts
Chapelboro.com | Oct. 19 | Housing Finance | Redevelopment | Tax Credits

Miami Heat Alum Partners on Affordable Housing Project in Miami-Dade County, FL
Commercial Observer | Oct. 18 | Community Development | Housing Finance | Tax Credits

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Record Interest in Rural Housing Development in Kansas
KRSL | Oct. 17 | Housing Finance | Legislative | Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) | Rural Development | Tax Credits

Indiana Council OKs $3.5M Tax Break for Patch Development
Daily Journal | Oct. 13 | Bond Finance | Tax Credits | Tax Increment Finance (TIF)

Maryland Announces $15M Available for Catalytic Revitalization Tax Credit
Maryland.gov | Oct. 11 | Community Development | Economic Development | Redevelopment | State Finance Program | Tax Credits

Mapping Communities Eligible for Additional Inflation Reduction Act Incentives
S&P Global | Oct. 11 | Brownfield Financing | Energy Finance | Redevelopment | Tax Credits

RIHEBC Closes on $85M Bond to Finance Johnston School Upgrades in Rhode Island
Johnston Sunrise | Oct. 10 | Bond Finance | Tax Credits

Federal Agencies Take New Steps to Boost Affordable Housing
Multi-Housing News | Oct. 10 | Community Development | Federal | Housing Finance | Rural Development | Tax Credits | U.S. Dept. of Treasury

Select Connecticut Cities Could Receive $76.5M for Economic Development Projects
CT Insider | Oct. 10 | Bond Finance | Brownfield Financing | Economic Development | Tax Credits

Close-in Project in North Carolina Beats Two Other Proposals to Win Tax Credit Financing
Hendersonville Lightning | Oct. 10 | Economic Development | Federal | Housing Finance | State Finance Program | Tax Credits

Missouri General Assembly Overwhelmingly Approves Agricultural Tax Credits
KCUR 89.3 | Oct. 5 | Agriculture Finance | Food Systems Finance | Legislative | Tax Credits

The Internal Revenue Service Asks for Public Comment on Clean Energy Tax Incentives
IRS | Oct. 5 | Federal | Incentives | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Legislative | Tax Credits | Case Studies | Case Studies

The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. CDFA is comprised of the nation's leading and most knowledgeable members of the development finance community representing public, private and non-profit entities alike. For more information, visit www.CDFA.net or email info@cdfa.net

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