Schuylkill Falls was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes 2 Federal housing programs to make rent affordable to lower income tenants. These programs are Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Community Development Block Grant.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
The property was developed using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. This program incentivizes investors to inject capital into rental apartments for lower income Americans. The property received a tax credit allocation in 2000 for $708,890 with a 10 year value of $7,088,900. The property was placed in service in 2003. 135 of 135 units at Schuylkill Falls are low income and subject to the tax credit program. The property, at the time of the tax credit allocation, was not located in a Qualified Census Tract or a Difficult Development Area and was not qualified for additional tax credit funding.
Community Development Block Grant
The property was financed with partial financing through the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) which provides general funding to local governments to help create affordable housing and economic development opportunities. Schuylkill Falls received $0 ($0 per unit) of financing through the CDBG Program.