Your premier affordable housing compliance agency since 1989

Your premiere affordable housing                              compliance agency since 1989

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What's New? 

Check out our new January 2020 Newsletter here

IMPORTANT DATE: HTC & HOME Program Reporting Deadline 2/18/2020

January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 HTC & HOME completed submission package must be uploaded to your secure folder within Egnyte by Tuesday February 18, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Documents for submission can be located within your secure folder

*Instructional email sent to Owner's and Management Agent Contact on 1/14/2020*

Required Documents located within Secured Folders

Utility Allowance Method Change Request

In conjunction with Suballocators and Minnesota Housing, AHC has established a protocol for reviewing Owner requests to change the utility allowance methodology from the utility allowance published by the local PHA to other methods allowed by program regulations.  

Please see the UA Method Change Request Process (below) for instructions on how to submit the request as well as the documents required for submission.

Due to the additional staff time required to process these requests, a separate fee will be charged to Owners for the reviews.

UA Method Change Request Process (Minneapolis Projects)

UA Method Change Request Process (Other Suballocators and Participating Jurisdictions) 

AHC Utility Allowance Certification



Income and Rent Limits

Please go to Income & Rent Limits for specific program information.

2019 Section 42 limits have been published and are effective April 24, 2019.

2019 HOME limits have been published and are effective June 28, 2019. 

2019 FDIC limits have been released & became effective
April 24, 2019.

On December 6, 2018, Dr. Tom Romero presented a workshop titled: So, You Want to Be An Inclusive Housing Professional? How to Liberate Yourself from Color-Blindness

His workshop explored how and in what ways those charged with making affordable housing operational can incorporate an equity lens into their everyday work.  Zeroing in on a few examples from various fields, Dr. Romero challenged us to consider a radical transformation in how we see, talk, and think about equality, diversity, affordability and justice in the clients and communities we serve.

Looking for housing?

Please see our Resources page for more info.

Fair Housing Session presentations:                                 

Dr. Tom Romero 12/06/18: So You Want to Be An Inclusive Housing Professional? How to Liberate Yourself from Color-Blindness

Previous years' presentations:

 Alyssa Wetzel-Moore: Furthering Fair Housing
 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice: Twin-Cities
 Minnesota Housing Partnership                                             AHC Conference Awards 2018                                               Ramsey County: Fair Housing Implementation Council

AHC is contracted with various government agencies to monitor rental property owners’ and managers’ compliance with affordable housing programs, including Section 42 Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME, FDIC, and NSP.  We report compliance or noncompliance to the agencies for appropriate follow-up and penalties as required.

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Our Mission

We deliver monitoring, training and technical assistance to property owners and managers to protect the investment of private equity and tax dollars and to ensure continued quality affordable rental housing.

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