Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits are invaluable tools for state agencies to encourage low-income housing projects. PolicyMap users can now identify where these tax credit programs could be put to best use.
Posts about data on New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) & more.
A new data layer on PolicyMap easily identifies census tracts that are both NMTC eligible and designated Opportunity Zones.
The Historic Tax Credit not only preserves heritage and character, but it helps revitalize struggling areas and often provides a source affordable housing.
The CRA Eligibility and Tract Median Family Income as a percent of Area Median Family Income datasets have been updated on PolicyMap.
Several HUD datasets have been updated on PolicyMap, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) eligibility and CPD Appropriations.