Representing the Affordable Housing Needs of Rural America
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is a national non-profit trade organization. For 35 years, CARH has served as the nation’s premier association for participants in the affordable rural housing profession, including: Builders, Owners, Developers, Managers, Non-profits, Housing Authorities, Syndicators, Accountants, Architects, Attorneys, Bankers, and companies that supply goods and services to the industry.

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Tax Credit Percentages

For December 2015:
9%: 7.49   4%: 3.21
Previous Month's Credits

The IRS publishes monthly credit percentages that apply to low-income housing tax credit buildings placed in service that month. There are two rates: the 70% present value credit (PVC) and the 30% present value credit. The maximum 70% rate is available for low-income new construction and substantial rehabilitation expendiretures that are not federally subsidized. The maximum 30% rate applies to acquisition expenditures and to federally subsidized low-income new construction or substantial rehabilitation expenditures.



National CARH Meetings

2016 Midyear Meeting

January 25-27, 2016

San Antonio, Texas

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CARH's updated webmap is a searchable engine that maps low-income properties in the United States, searchable by County or Congressional District. CARH, in partnership with, is continuing to build on this database to include more features as well as other federal properties.

Click here or on the map to find low-income properties in your area! If your property information needs updated or you have any questions, please email CARH.