Assisted Housing - Low Income Housing Tax Credit Properties - National Geospatial Data Asset (NGDA)

Metadata Updated: April 25, 2017

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is the primary Federal program for creating affordable housing in the United States. The LIHTC database, created by HUD and available to the public since 1997, contains information on 33,777 projects and almost 2,203,000 housing units placed in service between 1987 and 2010. Created by the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the LIHTC program gives State and local LIHTC-allocating agencies the equivalent of nearly $8 billion in annual budget authority to issue tax credits for the acquisition, rehabilitation, or new construction of rental housing targeted to lower-income households. Although some data about the program have been made available by various sources, HUD's database is the only complete national source of information on the size, unit mix, and location of individual projects. With the continued support of the national LIHTC database, HUD hopes to enable researchers to learn more about the effects of the tax credit program. The LIHTC property locations depicted in this map service represent the general location of the property. The locations of individual buildings associated with each property are not depicted here. The location of the property is derived from the address of the building with the most units.

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Metadata Created Date June 20, 2014
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2017

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 20, 2014
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2017
Publisher US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Unique Identifier HUD085
Jon Sperling
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 025:09
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Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2015
Program Code 025:000
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Category geospatial, Real Property Theme, NGDA, National Geospatial Data Asset

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