Prior Year LIHTC Updates

Prior Year Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program Updates:

If there are questions regarding the information listed below, please contact Carol Thompson in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

For more recent information releases, see the Recent LIHTC Updates page


  • Information on 2018 Funding Rounds is available on the 2018 Funding Round Information page.

  • The 2019-2020 QAP was approved by the Governor on July 11, 2018.  The approval letter and final QAP documents can be found on the Qualified Allocation Plan page.

  • A memo regarding Income Averaging Guidance was issued on June 13, 2018.

  • MSHDA held four Public Hearings on May 4, 2018 to take comments on the Draft 2019-2020 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP).







2011 And Earlier

  • Lists of projects that applied for and/or received credit in LIHTC funding rounds held from 2003-2011 can be found on the Prior Year Funding Round Information page.
  • The LIHTC Program has issued a Memo dated October 26, 2011 indicating the intention of the Authority to reinstate its prior practice of charging fees to projects that need additional time to meet project-specific deadlines, primarily the LIHTC Commitment deadline. The fee charged will be equal to 1% of the annual credit amount.
  • Information about ARRA is available on the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, Preliminary Implementation Plan, MSHDA Draft page.
  • The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued guidance on projects that have elected to fix their rate and would now like to receive the 9% rate pursuant to section 3002 of the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008. MSHDA has issued a memo regarding the clarification:November 17, 2008 MSHDA memo
    The complete notice can be found on the IRS web site.