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General Information for Multifamily Developers

The Division of Multifamily Finance administers Competitive (9%) Housing Tax Credits, Non-Competitive (4%) Housing Tax Credits, Multifamily Mortgage Revenue Bonds, and Multifamily Direct Loans to assist in the development, preservation, and financing of affordable multifamily properties.

Multifamily Uniform Application

The Division of Multifamily Finance uses one Uniform Multifamily Application to review and approve requests for funds (with the exception of Special Initiatives). The application for funding is comprised of the Uniform Multifamily Application and any supplemental, program-specific forms listed by Program area below. Competitive (9%) Housing Tax Credit applicants may complete a pre-application; TDHCA Bond applicants must complete a pre-application. Additional program-related guidance can be found on the individual Program and FAQ pages.

2016 Pre-Application Materials

2016 Multifamily Uniform Application

2016 Multifamily Uniform Application Supporting Information

2016 Multifamily Direct Loan Application

2016 Application Guides and Workshop Materials

  • 2016 4% Housing Tax Credit and Tax Exempt Bond Process Manual (PDF)
  • + 2016 Multifamily Bond Pre-Application Submission Timeline - reveals a new section below
    Submission Dates Public Comment
    Deadline
    Inducement Board
    Meeting
    December 23, 2015 January 19, 2016 January 28, 2016
    January 21, 2016 February 16, 2016 February 25, 2016
    February 25, 2016 March 22, 2016 March 31, 2016
    March 24, 2016 April 19, 2016 April 28, 2016
    April 21, 2016 May 17, 2016 May 26, 2016
    May 12, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 16, 2016
    May 26, 2016 June 21, 2016 June 30, 2016
    June 9, 2016 July 5, 2016 July 14, 2016
    June 23, 2016 July 19, 2016 July 28, 2016
    July 21, 2016 August 16, 2016 August 25, 2016
    August 4, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 8, 2016
    September 8, 2016 October 4, 2016 October 13, 2016
    October 6, 2016 November 1, 2016 November 10, 2016
    November 10, 2016 December 6, 2016 December 15, 2016

Supplemental Application Forms (by Program)

Competitive (9%) and Non-Competitive (4%) Housing Tax Credits

Non-Competitive (4%) Housing Tax Credits Only

  • + 2016 75-Day Deadline for Outstanding Documentation - reveals a new section below
    75-Day Deadlines for Outstanding Documentation for 4% Tax Credit and Bond Applications
    75-Day Deadline Board Meeting
    November 13, 2015 January 28, 2016
    December 11, 2015 February 25, 2016
    January 15, 2016 March 31, 2016
    February 12, 2016 April 28, 2016
    March 11, 2016 May 26, 2016
    April 1, 2016 June 16, 2016
    April 15, 2016 June 30, 2016
    April 29, 2016 July 14, 2016
    May 13, 2016 July 28, 2016
    June 10, 2016 August 25, 2016
    June 24, 2016 September 8, 2016
    July 29, 2016 October 13, 2016
    August 26, 2016 November 10, 2016
    September 30, 2016 December 15, 2016

Multifamily Revenue Bonds

Additional resources related to program guidance are listed on the individual program pages and the FAQs page.

Application Cycle Calendar

The calendar for Nine percent (9%) Housing Tax Credit applications is found in 11.2 of the Qualified Allocation Plan. Four percent (4%) Housing Tax Credit and Multifamily Bond submission and award dates have static deadlines throughout the year, as shown in the 75-Day Deadline for Outstanding Documentation. When available, Multifamily Direct Loans application submissions and award dates occur on an annual cycle as described in the current published NOFA.

For information on application materials, individual applications, or documents related to earlier application rounds, visit the Archive page.

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