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2021 Income Limits Released

HUD has released the 2021 income limits. They are effective 4/01/21 and must be in use no later than 5/15/21

To find your 2021 income limits visit: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/mtsp.html

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April 01, 2021

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NSPIRE Inspection Standards – Smoke Alarms

There are some notable changes as to what is required to comply with smoke detector placement. These changes bring Inspection standards closer to NFPA standards.

EOY 2023 Submissions Due March 15, 2024

The 2022 letter to the owner has been updated. A copy of the letter can be found under the End of Year Report document section on the Massachusetts page.

Massachusetts LIHTC Compliance Training – LIVE – December 6, 2023

Spectrum Compliance the “Authorized Delegate” for Massachusetts is pleased to provide LIHTC compliance training to those involved in the...

LIHTC Compliance and HOTMA in Massachusetts Q & A

Effective January 1, 2024 the updated HOTMA rules take affect.  Below are some common questions that we have been receiving regarding the HOTMA update. Question 1: “Are certifications effective 1/1/2024 expected to be HOTMA compliant at all Massachusetts LIHTC...

EOY 2022 Submissions Due March 15, 2023

The 2022 letter to the owner has been updated. A copy of the letter can be found under the End of Year Report document section on the Massachusetts page.

IRS NOTICE 2022-52 PANDEMIC RELIEF GUIDANCE

On October 7, 2022 the IRS has released guidance that provide temporary relief from certain section 42 requirements.

2022 Massachusetts HOME Limits

HUD has published the 2022 HOME limits and they are effective June 15, 2022. To find your 2022 HOME income limits visit this site: https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/home/home-income-limits/ To find your 2022 HOME rent limits visit this site:...

2022 Massachusetts Income Limits

HUD has announced the 2022 income limits for the MTSP housing programs effective April 18, 2022.

5.9% Social Security COLA for 2022

The Social Security Administration has announced the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2022. Social Security recipients will get a cost of living increase of 5.9%, the largest increase since 1982.

Recertification Waivers Extended to 9/30/21

You must still complete the move in certifications on time, though.

Regarding EOY Reporting and Ruling 2020-53

Regarding EOY Reporting and Ruling 2020-53

A number of people have asked about completing end of year reporting for 2020 in light of the IRS ruling exempting owners from completing recertifications between 4/1/20 and 12/31/20.

HUD 2019 Income Limits

HUD has released the 2019 income limits. They are effective 4/24/19 and must be in use no later than 6/8/19. To find your 2019 income limits visit: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/mtsp.html

February 2019 Significant Changes from Treasury Dept

On 2/26/19 the Treasury Department will officially publish significant changes to LIHTC monitoring requirements. A copy of the publication can be found HERE Advance notice of file reviews and inspections will be limited to no more than 15 days. Same day notification...

EOY Documentation for 2018 Due March 15

End of Year documentation for 2018 is due no later than March 15. An email reminder was sent out. If you didn't receive it but would like to going forward, contact Ed Clark eclark@spectrumlihtc.com to be added to the list. There are no changes to the software or to...