The Fund is responsible for administering the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program, which generates low-income residential rental units by encouraging private investment through federal tax credits. Since its inception, this program has produced more than 17,200 affordable rental units in West Virginia.
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Current News and Updates
Registration is now open for the 2024 WVHDF LIHTCP Application Workshop which will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2024, from noon until 3:30 pm via Zoom.
- A Registration Form must be completed for each attendee. Registration Form
- The registration fee for the Application Workshop is $50 per person.
- Registration forms with payment are due no later than Thursday, March 7. Payment may be made in the form of cash, check, or money order, and is due with your registration form.
- A detailed agenda as well as login instructions will be provided to registered attendees in advance of the workshop.
Reminder: Beginning with the 2023 and 2024 Allocation Plan, points are awarded for attendance of all sessions of a Fund LIHTCP Application Workshop which covered the current Plan.
Therefore, if you received an attendance certificate for the 2023 workshop, it is not required that you attend this year’s workshop for points eligibility. Last year’s attendance certificates are good for this year (2024) also.
Credit Allocation Recipients
WVHDF Basic Underwriting Spreadsheets
Above is a link to the Fund’s main underwriting spreadsheets. The three main underwriting spreadsheets used by the Fund are (1) Analysis of Intermediary Costs, (2) Analysis of Property Costs, and (3) Determination of Housing Credit Dollar Amount Needed. The link is to an Excel file which contains two tabs for each underwriting spreadsheet – one which is a locked example, and a second which is a blank which may be used to enter property-specific information. It is of note that the three underwriting spreadsheets are embedded in the Fund’s LIHTCP Application (WVHDF Form 1040).
LIHTCP General Information
The 2023 per property credit limitation as referenced in the Limitation on Amount of Property Allocation subsection of the Manual is $754,500.
The 2023 “maximum favorable financing rate” as referenced in the Favorable Financing scoring criterion of the Plan is less than or equal to 6% fixed.