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Tax cut plan: Affordable housing could lose big in Republican proposals

The House tax plan cuts bonds that fund affordable housing. The Senate plan keeps them. Private activity bonds are tax exempt and are issued by governments and loaned to private companies to finance housing.         .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 14th, 2017

Who has the courage to stand up for public housing?

The New York City Housing Authority recently released a request for proposals seeking developers to build affordable housing on sites in Manhattan and The Bronx, and Brooklyn. The new housing is part of a plan know.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 20th, 2017

The Obamacare creator reacts to the GOP healthcare plan

If you ask Jonathan Gruber, an MIT economist and one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is like a carnival game — rigged to lose, with prizes only for a select few. That was Gruber's initial re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2017

Four takeaways on the GOP healthcare plan from Obamacare creator Jonathan Gruber

If you ask Jonathan Gruber, an MIT economist and one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is like a carnival game — rigged to lose, with prizes only for a select few. That was Gruber's initial re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2017

With House tax plan, affordable-housing developers could find themselves underwater

In 2007, former council speaker Gifford Miller’s affordable housing company started work on a 1,300-unit Bronx project called Compass Residences.  Signature Urban Properties has now... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 17th, 2017

8-Month High Builders" Confidence in November: Key Picks

The latest spike in builders' confidence reaffirms the industry's strength, defying the Republican tax plan woes. Adding a few housing stocks .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 17th, 2017

House tax plan would mean higher borrowing costs for hospitals, schools, affordable housing

Hospitals, university buildings and affordab.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 17th, 2017

GOP tax plan would kill thousands of planned affordable housing units in Washington state

Loss of "private activity bonds," which the House is proposing to eliminate, would cost Washington state nearly 51,700 affordable housing units over the next 10 years, according to one analysis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2017

Pro-development YIMBYs plan San Francisco affordable housing ballot measure

Pro-development "yes in my backyard" activists are planning their first ballot measure......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2017

Tax plan: How the Senate's tax proposal affects you

401(k) investors and homeowners gain some tax benefits but lose others when comparing the Republican Senate plan w.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 9th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stocks poised for worst drop in 2 months as tax-delay weighs on sentiment

U.S. stocks lose ground Thursday, pulling back from all-time highs after a Senate Republican tax plan includes a delay of cuts to corporate taxes to 20% from 35% until 2019......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2017

The Republican Tax Plan Will Crush These Housing Markets

For the past few weeks, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi have screamed to anyone who would listen that the GOP tax plan is nothing more than a tax break for millionaires and an attack on mid.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2017

The GOP tax plan would slam this major housing market

California’s biggest housing markets figure to be among the losers if a Republican-sponsored tax overhaul becomes law, according to two analyses of local market data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2017

The GOP tax plan would slam this major housing market

California’s biggest housing markets figure to be among the losers if a Republican-sponsored tax overhaul becomes law, according to two analyses of local market data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2017

GOP tax bill would kill deduction for student loan interest

Millions of Americans would lose the ability to deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest under the Republican tax bill, a proposal that education advocates say will make college less affordable......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2017

NAHB CEO: Tax plan on the verge of starting a housing recession

Jerry Howard, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) CEO, discusses the concerns about the mortgage interest deduction cap of $500,000 down from $1 million in the Republican tax reform bill......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 7th, 2017

The Republican tax plan wages war on the housing industry

REUTERS/Mike Blake The Republican tax plan is a declaration of war against the housing industry. The bill undercuts the mortgage interest deduction by doubling the standard deduction that .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2017

Homeowners would lose key tax breaks under Republican tax plan

Homeowners are not big winners in new Republican tax plan.         Homeowners are not big winners in new Republican tax plan.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 3rd, 2017

The GOP Tax Plan And The Housing Market

The Republican tax plan is being sharply criticized by home-bui.....»»

Category: topSource: nprNov 3rd, 2017

Tax Plan: Homeowners would lose key tax breaks under Republican proposal - USA TODAY

USA TODAYTax Plan: Homeowners would lose key tax breaks under Republican proposalUSA TODAYThat desirable beach.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 3rd, 2017

Tax Plan: Homeowners would lose key tax breaks under Republican proposal

Homeowners are not big winners in new Republican tax plan.         Homeowners are not big winners in new Republican tax plan.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 3rd, 2017