PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this Rule Subsection is to establish the procedures by which the Corporation shall Administer the Application process, determine Housing Credit amounts and implement the provisions of the Housing Credit (HC) Program authorized by Section 42 of the IRC and Section 420.5099, Florida Statutes.
The intent of this Rule Subsection is to encourage public-private partnerships to invest in residential housing; to stimulate the construction and rehabilitation of residential housing which in turn will stimulate the job market in the construction and related industries; and to increase and improve the supply of affordable housing in the state of Florida.
SUMMARY: Prior to the opening of an Application Cycle, the Corporation (1) researches the market need for affordable housing throughout the state of Florida and (2) evaluates prior Application Cycles to determine what changes or additions should be added to the QAP. The proposed amendments to the Rule Subsection and adopted reference material include changes that will create a formulated process for selecting Developments that will apply in Florida Housing’s Programs.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 420.507 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 420.5099 FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Kevin Tatreau, Director of Multifamily Development Programs, Florida Housing Finance Corporation, 227 North Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, Florida 32031-1329, (850)488-4197
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
(1) through (94) No change.
(95) “QAP” or “Qualified Allocation Plan” means, with respect to the HC Program, the 2011
2009 Qualified Allocation Plan which is adopted and incorporated herein by reference, effective upon approval by the Governor of the state of Florida, pursuant to Section 42(m)(1)(B) of the IRC and sets forth the selection criteria and the preferences of the Corporation for Developments which will receive Housing Credits. The QAP is available on the Corporation’s Website under the 2011 2009 Universal Application link labeled Related References and Links or by contacting the Housing Credit Program at 227 North Bronough Street, Suite 5000, Tallahassee, Florida 32301-1329.
(96) through (122) No change.
Rulemaking Authority 420.507 FS. Law Implemented 420.5087, 420.5089(2) FS. History–New 7-22-96, Amended 12-23-96, 7-10-97, 1-6-98, Formerly 9I-48.002, Amended 11-9-98, 2-24-00, 2-22-01, 3-17-02, 4-6-03, 3-21-04, 2-7-05, 1-29-06, 4-1-07, 3-30-08, 5-31-09, 8-6-09,________.