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Missouri Low Income Housing Tax Credits Need Your Help! We Have a Toolkit!

The Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) voted to eliminate State LIHTCs from its annual funding plan for 2018 on November 17, 2017. The plan is now out for public comment and MHDC meets on December 19th to make a final decision. Jeff Smith, executive director of the Missouri Workforce Housing Association (MOWHA), hosted a strategy meeting on Tuesday, […]

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Stop the Vote to End MO State Low Income Housing Tax Credits

Rise released a statement last week concerning the vote to eliminate Missouri State Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Our friend and executive director of Missouri Workforce Housing Association, Jeff Smith, has issued a letter to help people take action now that funding plan has gone out for public comment. Please take a moment to read the letter and […]

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Statement from Rise – MHDC Withholds Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

November 17, 2017 Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his allies moved to withhold state low-income housing tax credits this year. The vote came at the Missouri Housing Development Commission in Columbia today. Rise’s President, Stephen Acree, has released an official statement concerning the decision: This morning the Missouri Housing Development Commission voted to strip State Low Income Housing Tax Credits from […]

The 2017 Rise YP Trivia Night is Coming!

The second annual Rise Young Professionals Trivia Night is coming on  Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 7 PM to 10 PM at City Garden Montessori School. Get your tables reserved, buy a ticket, sponsor a round, or become an event sponsor. This year we are celebrating “St. Louis Neighborhoods”. It’s going to be a blast and all of […]