NAHMA LIHTC Update: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Rates for February 2019

NAHMA LIHTC Update: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Rates for February 2019

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Revenue Ruling 2019-04, which provides various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes, including applicable federal interest rates, adjusted applicable federal interest rates, and adjusted long-term and tax-exempt rates for February 2019.

As provided in the ruling, Table 4 contains LIHTC Appropriate Percentages Under Section 42(b)(1) for February 2019:

  • Appropriate percentage for the 70% present value low-income housing credit: 7.64%
  • Appropriate percentage for the 30% present value low-income housing credit: 3.27%

Note: Under section 42(b)(2), the applicable percentage for non-federally subsidized new buildings placed in service after July 30, 2008, shall not be less than 9%.

To view the revenue ruling from the IRS online, please click here.