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Multifamily Tax Exemption

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ENSURE IMPROVEMENTS ARE MADE TO THE MULTIFAMILY TAX EXEMPTION UNLESS IT IS EXPANDED

 

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The multifamily tax exemption program (MFTE) provides a tax break intended to encourage the development of multifamily housing. Housing developers can access a greater tax break by including very limited affordability requirements. If the program is expanded, it must include greater rental affordability requirements, stronger tenant protections, and anti-displacement protections. Without these protections, this tax break supports gentrification and displacement of low-income people and people of color.

We support the current version of Senate Bill 5287

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