House vote caps off eventful week for LOCUS’ tax reform efforts

Today, House Republicans successfully passed H.R.1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in a 227-205 vote. Thirteen House Republicans joined all Democrats in opposing the once-in-a-generation tax reform legislation. The bill includes major cuts to community development and affordable housing programs.

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Watch the recorded webinar on financing for development projects that don’t pencil out

Thank you to everyone who joined LOCUS for a live discussion of Financing for Projects that Don’t Pencil Out on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Bob Stevens, principal for M&S Development, presented several creative financing techniques available to communities and economies hoping to fill project funding gaps.

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Help protect America’s threatened community development and affordable housing programs


On Thursday, November 2nd, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady released the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a draft tax proposal which, if passed, would have a negative impact on community development and affordable housing.

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As House unveils new tax plan, LOCUS launches Rebuild America’s Neighborhoods campaign

Today, we officially launch the Rebuild America’s Neighborhoods campaign to organize developers and investors to advocate for a federal tax and budget plan that increases private capital investment in public infrastructure, affordable housing and economic development.

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Learn about TOD opportunities along Albuquerque’s historic Route 66


LOCUS’ next webinar, Transit-Oriented Development Opportunities in Albuquerque, will take place on Thursday, October 19th from 1:00-2:00 PM EDT. We’re excited to bring together developers and investors from across the country to discuss transit-oriented development opportunities along Albuquerque’s historic main street, Central Avenue.

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Join the LOCUS webinar on development opportunities in Greensboro, NC

Greensboro, NC is expanding its great places. If a great target investment market means a growing population of 1.6 million in the tri-city region, job and wage growth, and a great quality of life, link up with LOCUS in person for a tour of four investment sites the City has targeted for walkable, urban development. Or, join us via webinar to learn more about Greensboro’s focus, its streamlined approval process and other incentives for creating smart growth.

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