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Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)

Helping you find success in the world of LIHTCs

Financing housing using low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) has proven to be one of the most effective financing tools for creating quality, affordable housing in communities. However, LIHTC is a financing tool full of rules — rules made by the Internal Revenue Service and housing finance agencies.

Adding to the complexity of a low-income housing tax credit are the demands of investors, lenders, and community leaders. Negotiating through this maze is critical to ensure your success — no matter what role you play in the real estate deal. 

LIHTC specialists to ensure your success

Whether you are an investor, a developer, a lender, a management company, or a community-based organization, you can depend on our LIHTC specialists. We have a multi-disciplinary team of professionals dedicated to serving the many parties involved in housing and community development. To better serve those parties, we stay on top of legislation, regulations, and market trends. We will bring that background to your projects. But we realize that each deal is unique, so we will customize our approach to meet your specific low-income housing tax credit requirements. 

A menu of specialized services for the LIHTC market

We have the skills and experience to help you put together a transaction. We can support you through every step of the process, from structuring your investment entity right through to exit strategy planning. In between we can help you plan and/or review financial projections and deal with asset management issues.

When you are putting together your LIHTC applications and have questions, we can help. We can bring to your application our experience with other successful applications. We can walk you through the process of developing a competitive, well-structured, low-income housing tax credits application because we are familiar with qualified allocation plans and understand the factors that determine whether or not an application is approved. When appropriate, we can also help you integrate historic tax credits into your plan.

If you need assistance identifying investors and lenders and negotiating with them, we have the experience in low-income housing tax credits to advise you.

Compliance is important to all LIHTC projects. We provide tax and financial statement services and value-added consulting to real estate clients of all sizes across the country. You will find that we are dedicated to your success. Try us. You will notice an immediate difference.

“Plante Moran is a great firm. If you are looking for a hands-on firm that is very responsive to your needs, Plante Moran is your firm. We were with one of the Big 4, but we did not get the attention we needed. Plante Moran gave us that attention.”

Senior Managing Director of Accounting and Administration
National Real Estate Developer