• Registration Is Open: Annual Affordable Housing Conference | September 6-8

    Annual Affordable Housing Conference

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    Registration is Now Open for 2017 Annual Affordable Housing Conference

    CohnReznick’s Annual Affordable Housing Conference brings together the leading developers (not-for-profit and for-profit), investors, and agencies/housing authorities active in providing affordable housing throughout the country. We will [...]

  • Appropriations Bills for Fiscal Year 2018 Begin to Advance Through House of Representatives

    CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Legislative Update July 15, 2017

    On Wednesday, July 12, the full House Appropriations Committee favorably reported to the full House of Representatives, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Agriculture Appropriations bill. Similarly on Tuesday, July 11, the Transportation and Department of Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee voted to report its version of [...]

  • Senate Appropriations Committee Reports FY 2018 Appropriations Bill for USDA Funding to the Full Senate

    CARH’S BROADCAST EMAIL – Legislative Update

    July 24, 2017

    Senate Appropriations Committee Reports FY 2018 Appropriations Bill for USDA Funding to the Full Senate

    On Thursday, July 20, 2017, the full Senate Appropriations Committee voted to favorably report S. 1603, the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. While [...]

  • New partners announced as Tidwell Group’s expansion continues

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    New partners announced as Tidwell Group’s expansion continues

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 7, 2017 – Tidwell Group, one of the nation’s fastest growing accounting and consulting firms, has taken another exciting step in its expansion with the promotion of three new partners in its audit, [...]

  • Alabama Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Reinstated Through 2022

    SALT Alert: Alabama Edition

    By Beau Byrd, James E. Long, Jr, and Jennifer S. Gisi

    The original Alabama Historic Tax Credit (“HTC”) program was successful in stimulating the redevelopment of aging properties across Alabama, and was particularly recognized for its role in the revitalization of downtown Birmingham. However, the original Alabama HTC program, enacted in 2012, with [...]

  • Gov. Ivey Appoints New Revenue Commissioner

    Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed a new commissioner of the state’s revenue department. May 12, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed a new commissioner of the state’s revenue department. The governor announced Friday that Vernon Barnett has been tapped to head the Alabama Department of Revenue. Read more…

  • Update on United States Department of Agriculture's Reorganization of Rural Development

    CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Legislative & Regulatory Update May 12, 2017

    Update on United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Reorganization of Rural Development

    On May 11th, CARH sent a broadcast email that discussed USDA’s reorganization of Rural Development (RD). The announcement would eliminate the position of Under Secretary of Rural Development’s (RD). At the time of the announcement, [...]

  • Housing Leaders Break Down the Latest on Tax Reform

    Trump’s Tax Reform Outline Gets White House Table

    Capitol Hill insiders break down what’s in store for the affordable housing industry. Read More

    Assessing a Cloudy LIHTC Market

    AHF Forum panelists discuss the challenges of closing deals this year. Read More

    Patenaude Nominated for HUD Deputy Secretary

    The housing veteran served as HUD assistance secretary under George W. Bush. Read [...]

  • Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2017 Clears Congress

    CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Legislative Update May 4, 2017

    On May 3, the House of Representatives, by a vote of 309-118, passed and sent to the Senate the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2017. The Senate earlier today passed the bill, by a vote of 79-18, thereby again averting a shut-down of the government. It is expected [...]

  • Now Available: 2016 Advisory Council Annual Report

    The 2016 annual report of FHLBank Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council is now available. View the report to learn more about the Bank’s affordable housing products and initiatives in 2016 and how the Bank, its shareholders, and housing partners are helping communities prosper.

    View the 2016 Report

    Report Highlights

    • $22 million awarded through the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) [...]