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Volume 1, Issue 3, 2001   Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Building for Special Needs in East Texas

"Pineywoods has proved that projects like these can work."

When a survey indicated that Lufkin and Nacogdoches needed affordable housing for individuals with special needs, Pineywoods worked with Regions Bank, Moore Building Associates, TDHCA and both cities to develop 20 single-family rental units that meet universal design accessibility standards. Read more »

Survey of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Properties

Beginning in 2002, the 15-year affordability period will end for 10,000 units of LIHTC housing developed in Texas from 1987 to 1989. The Dallas Fed surveyed owners to determine if the properties will remain affordable beyond 15 years. At a time when Texas has a growing need for affordable housing, the survey provides useful information on the future of these properties. Read more »

News & Events

  • August 23–24: Dallas Fed conference, "New Roads & e-Roads: Market Innovations in Community Development." Review conference agenda and registration information online.
  • The Community Reinvestment Act regulation will be reviewed by the regulatory agencies in 2001. The advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Off-site page is available.
  • Rural LISC Welcomes Pineywoods HOME Team. Read more »
  • Learn more about Rural LISC Off-site page programs.
  • The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs' LIHTC property listing Off-site page is online.
  • The latest Banking and Community Perspectives is available on the Dallas Fed web site. Read more Off-site page.

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