Hosted by: National Alliance for Safe Housing and Regional Housing Legal Services
Date: October 1, 2020
Time: 3:00 am – 4:00 am ChST
Description: The federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) is the largest federal program encouraging the creation of affordable rental housing for low-income households in the U.S., with approximately 100,000 new units developed annually and over 3 million total units on the market. As such, the LIHTC program is a critical source of affordable housing for tenants. Yet, much about the LIHTC program is not commonly known among advocates working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
During this webinar series, advocates will learn The basics of the LIHTC program, Why the LIHTC program is important for survivors, How survivors can access LIHTC units in their communities, What housing protections exist for survivors applying for and living in LIHTC units, What they can do to advocate for LIHTC housing to be developed for survivors in their communities
Target Audience: Housing programs
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