LIHTC: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits in Relation to HUD 221(d)(4) Loans
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, sometimes referred to as section 42, is a government initiative that encourages private investors to finance housing for low-income families and individuals. To do this, the LIHTC program provides an indirect federal subsidy in the form of a tax credit that a developer or investor can claim on their income tax return.
DSCR: Debt Service Coverage Ratio in Relation to HUD 221(d)(4) Loans
When deciding whether to issue a loan to a borrower, one of the most important aspects a lender looks at is DSCR, or Debt Service Coverage Ratio. DSCR is a measurement of annual cash flow vs. annual debt obligations.
Are the interest rates fixed with FHA 221(d)(4) loans?
One of the major benefits of a HUD/FHA 221(d)(4) loans is the fact that they have incredibly competitive interest rates. But are these interest rates fixed or variable? Let's take a look.
Who is eligible to reside in HUD/FHA 221(d)(4) properties?
If you're considering building or renovating a multifamily residential property with a HUD/FHA 221(d)(4) loan, you might be wondering if it restricts or limits the kinds of residents that can live in the development. And, in pretty much every case, the answer is no.
What type of properties are eligible for construction or rehabilitation through HUD 221(d)(4)?
If you're interested in getting a low-cost, non-recourse, fixed-rate loan for a multifamily real estate development, a HUD 221(d)(4) loan could be a great option. But what kind of properties can you build or renovate with this kind of loan?