GAO Recommends HUD as LIHTC Program’s Joint Administrator
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued the second of three reports on the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program entitled, “Low Income Housing Tax Credit: Some Agencies’ Practices Raise Concerns and IRS Could Improve Noncompliance Reporting and Data Collection.” In preparing the report, the GAO reviewed Qualified Allocation Plans from each state, the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories, New York City, and Chicago. They performed site visits and file reviews at nine allocating agencies. The GAO also interviewed IRS and HUD officials.