Low-Income Housing Tax Credits & Transit in New Mexico, 2018

The 2018 New Mexico Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) awards points for projects located near transportation services.

Transit

Locational Efficiency - Up to 4 points

Projects located in proximity and connected to 1) services and 2) public transportation are eligible for four points. Projects located in proximity and connected to 1) services or 2) public transportation are eligible for up to two points for each of these criteria. Public transportation must be established and provided on a fixed route with scheduled service. Alternative forms of transportation may be acceptable provided sufficient documentation is provided that establishes the alternate form of transportation is acceptable to MFA. A future promise to provide service does not satisfy this scoring criterion.

See the applicable year Locational Efficiency Supplement for additional detail and submission requirements.

Projects in Which Units are Reserved for Households with Special Housing Needs - 5 points

Free transportation services to support medical and social service needs – minimum 2 days per week. Bus passes are not sufficient to satisfy this scoring item.

Contributed By: 
National Housing Trust

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