Recommendations that help you secure tax credits and other financing – and obtain municipal approvals.
Affordable housing projects face unique challenges when it comes to financing and approvals. Whether it’s establishing a local need, determining unit mix, or meeting the scoring criteria for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), our feasibility analyses and market studies help you overcome them.
Kretchmer Associates has the National Council of Housing Market Analysts’ Professional Designation and is approved in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin to prepare market studies for developers applying for LIHTCs and other state financing. Our market studies have an excellent track record getting high scores, as reflected by our reputation with state housing finance agencies.
We have completed affordable housing market assessments and full studies in more than 150 municipalities across the Midwest, including those for family, senior, and special needs populations. In fact, we’re the authority on affordable assisted living, having completed more market studies than any other consultancy.
Woodridge Horizon – Woodridge, IL Learn how we helped the Village and developer apply for and receive tax credits for senior housing. Learn More
North 30th Street Transformation Plan – Omaha, NE Read how we helped with an application for a HUD Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant in Omaha. Learn More
The Villas of Lake in the Hills – Lake in the Hills, IL Find out how our market study helped developer DKI obtain tax credits for affordable housing in The Villas of Lake in the Hills. Learn More