CDFI Fund: New Markets Tax Credit Program Native Initiative Request for Proposal Issued

Today, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released a Request for Proposal related to a procurement that is part of a broader effort to increase New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investment in Federal Indian Reservations, Off-Reservation Trust Lands, Hawaiian Home Lands, and Alaskan Native Village Statistical Areas (NMTC […]

FHFA: Increase in the Enterprises’ LITHC Cap Announced

To support underserved markets, each Enterprise can now invest up to $850 million annually in LIHTC Today, to support underserved markets, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) can each invest up to $850 million annually in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit […]

CDFI Fund: $5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits Announced

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $5 billion in New Markets Tax Credits today that will spur investment and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. A total of 100 Community Development Entities (CDEs) were awarded tax credit allocations, made […]

CDFI Fund: Request for Information about NMTC Program Native Initiative Released

Today, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released a Request for Information related to an upcoming procurement that is part of a broader effort to increase New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investment in Federal Indian Reservations, Off-Reservation Trust Lands, Hawaiian Home Lands, and Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas (NMTC Native […]

CDFI Fund: Public Data for NMTC Program for FYs 2003-2019 Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released transaction level data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year (FY) 2019. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC allocations to […]

OCC: Promoting Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

In an effort to make more eligible working families aware of the benefits of the earned income tax credit (EITC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is promoting the 15th annual EITC Awareness Day on January 29. “We continue to encourage more eligible Americans to take advantage of EITCs,” Acting […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for 2020 Round of NMTC Program Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today that it received 208 applications under the 2020 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program). The NMTC Program advances economic development in economically distressed communities by making tax credit allocations available to […]