Low-Income Housing Tax Credits & Seniors in New Mexico, 2017

New Mexico’s 2017 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) offers point incentives for senior projects.

Senior Incentives

- Up to 15 points are offered to projects specifically designated for exclusive use by Senior Households.

- Set Aside and design requirements met: 7 Points

- Community building and all Units incorporate Universal Design (must be evidenced in plans and specifications): 3 Points

- Providing one prepared meal on a daily basis available to all tenants: 2 Points (congregate meals) 1 Point (meal service)

- Financial counseling and tax preparation: 1 Point

- Bi-monthly health and nutrition education: 1 Point

- Quarterly blood pressure or other health screening: 1 Point

- Quarterly computer training: 1 Point

- Social events such as movie nights, holiday dinner parties, etc. Bi-monthly or 6 per year (qualified service provider not required): 1 Point

- Other - MFA approved service: 1 Point each as deemed appropriate

Contributed By: 
National Housing Trust

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