Tax Credits Help Save Low-Income Areas
The Philadelphia Inquirer – August 19, 2013
Unfortunately, these valuable tax incentives may be at risk as Congress works to overhaul the tax code and eliminate deductions and credits.
Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Issues Recommendations
New Jersey Future – August 19, 2013
“Coastal communities need resources to understand more completely the risks they face so they can plan for the long term, with the ultimate goal of moving as many people and resources as possible out of harm’s way.”
These Two Rights Could be Nixed for Homeowners
MainStreet (dot) com – August 19, 2013
The coalition, for instance, recommends eliminating the mortgage interest deduction on second homes. For primary residences it would reduce the maximum debt to which the deduction could be applied to $500,000 from the current $1 million. It also recommends limiting real estate tax deductions for households making more than $100,000 a year.
How Will the New Federal Guidance on Affordable TOD Affect Your Community?
Enterprise – August 19, 2013
What do all of these changes mean for communities that are thinking about starting or expanding their transit systems? Most importantly, it means that regions planning transit projects will need to take a holistic view of the communities they are reaching and plan accordingly.