Proposed 2020 Housing Tax Credit Program Changes

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2019 Housing Tax Credit Request For Proposals

The Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) Department periodically requests proposals for the Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program for qualified residential rental properties located in the City of Minneapolis.

The program offers a reduction in the tax liability to owners and investors in eligible low-income new construction, rehabilitation and/or acquisition of existing rental buildings.

NOTE: Current HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM COMPLIANCE MANUAL as well as other relevant tax credit compliance information is available at Affordable Housing Connections.

Applications materials:

2019 HTC Developer Letter – a copy of the letter that was sent to known tax credit developers announcing this year's request for proposals.

All applications, including those mailed, must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., August 23, 2018. Interested developers should review the HTC Manual and Qualified Allocation Plan and all additional materials:

Minnesota Multifamily Rental Housing Common Application

2019 HTC Manual (PDF)

Qualified Allocation Plan (EXHIBIT A) (PDF)

Opinion of Counsel - Application (Exhibit B) (DOC)

Qualified Census Tracts and Map (Exhibits C) (PDF)

Self Scoring Worksheets (Exhibit E) (DOC)

2019 Cost Containment Thresholds (PDF)

2018 Cost Containment Thresholds (PDF)

Determination of Tax Credit (HTC-8) (Exhibit I) (DOC)

Agreement to Utilize Public Housing Waiting List (HTC-11) (Exhibit J) (DOC)

Zoning Letter Sample (Exhibit K) (DOC)

Previous Participation (Exhibit L) (DOC)

Project Team Resumes (Exhibit M) (DOC)

Rent and Income Limits (Exhibit O) (PDF)

Non-Concentrated Areas of Race and Poverty Map (Exhibit V) (PDF)

Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (AFHMP) - Multifamily Housing (HUD-935.2A) (Exhibit Z) (PDF)

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement (Exhibit AA) (DOC) 

Multifamily - Intended Methods Worksheet: MN Overlay to Green Communities (Exhibit AB) (XLS)


Carryover, Placed in Service, and Additional HTC Exhibits:

Opinion of Counsel Regarding Carryover (Exhibit D) (DOC) 

Transfer of Interest Form (HTC-27) (Exhibit N) (DOC) 

Declaration of Land Use Restrictive Covenants (Exhibit R) (DOC) 

Building Map (HTC-28) (Exhibit S) (DOC)

Final Cost Certification (HTC-9) (Exhibit T) (DOC)

Final Cost Certification Statement (HTC-9) (Exhibit T) (XLS)

Application for Issuance of IRS 8609 Owner Certification (HTC-3) (Exhibit U) (DOC)

8609 Application (HTC-3A) (Exhibit U) (DOC)

Statement of Election of Gross Rent Floor Bond-Financed (HTC-34) (Exhibit W) (DOC)

Statement of Election of Gross Rent Floor Competitive Cap (HTC-26) (Exhibit W) (DOC)

Opinion of Counsel - Placed in Service (Exhibit Y)

2018 Additional HTC exhibits (DOC)

All proposed application and guideline materials can also be picked up at CPED, Crown Roller Mill Suite 200, 105 5th Ave. S., Mpls., MN 55401.

Please note that, though it is not anticipated, these materials are subject to change without notice.

Please contact Angie Skildum at 612-673-2495 with questions.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2019



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