Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA) Inviting Applications for the CY 2009 Allocation Round of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program
This NOAA update is issued in connection with the calendar year 2009 tax credit allocation round of the NMTC Program, authorized by Title I, subtitle C, section 121 of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-554), as amended (the Act). On January 22, 2009, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the Fund) announced in the NOAA for the NMTC Program (74 FR 4077) the amount of NMTC allocation authority available, the QEI issuance requirements for prior-round allocatees, and the reporting requirements for allocatees. Pursuant to the recent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Fund hereby announces an increase in the total available NMTC allocation authority to $5.0 billion for the CY 2009 round. Furthermore, with respect to eligibility for an allocation under the CY 2009 round, the Fund hereby waives the QEI issuance requirements for allocation awards made in CY 2008 and increases the anticipated maximum allocation award for CY 2009 to $125 million each. Finally, the Fund is hereby providing guidance on reporting requirements for allocatees whose allocations are authorized pursuant to the Recovery Act.
Capital Magnet Fund
This notice invites comments from the public on issues regarding how the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund should design, implement, and administer the Capital Magnet Fund, as set forth in Section 1339 of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 (the Act), which was added through Section 1131(b) of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. All materials submitted will be available for public inspection and copying.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the ``Fund''), an office within the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the CDFI Program Application.