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Determined Advocacy Preserves the Historic Tax Credit!

After more than five years of consistent advocacy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, together with our partners at the National Trust Community Investment Corporation and the Historic Tax Credit Coalition, is pleased to report that the 20 percent historic tax credit (HTC) has...

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Updated 12/20/17: Take Action: Historic Tax Credit Reduced by Half in Senate Bill

Update (12/20/2017): Determined Advocacy Preserves the Historic Tax Credit! Tax reform is moving fast in both the House and Senate, and advocates for historic preservation need to weigh in ! The most significant federal investment in preservation, the HTC, is at stake. Despite...

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On the Hill: Bill to Overhaul the Antiquities Act Moves Forward in the House, Tax Reform Update

Update (12/20/2017): After more than five years of consistent advocacy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, together with our partners at the National Trust Community Investment Corporation and the Historic Tax Credit Coalition, is pleased to report that the 20 percent historic tax...

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Federal Historic Tax Credit Achieves Record Increase in Use and Impacts in 2016

The Annual Report on the Economic Impact of the Federal Historic Tax Credit , first published in 2008, has long provided a statistical justification for improving the federal historic tax credit (HTC). More recently, the report has been used to bolster support for retention of the HTC in a...

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Sample City Council Resolutions to Support the Historic Tax Credit

Help support the historic tax credit asking your city councils request Congress to keep the Historic Tax Credit in place during tax reform. These are not only helpful with Members of Congress but also getting this attention in the press. Below find draft resolution language that you can use in...

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National Trust Statement on the National Monument Creation and Protection Act (H.R. 3990) (October 11, 2017)

On October 11, the Natural Resources Committee in the House of Representative is meeting to consider legislation to overhaul the Antiquities Act—our nation’s first preservation law dedicated to protecting historic, prehistoric, and scientific features on our public lands. H.R. 3990, introduced...

NTHP Testimony HR 3990 National Monuments 10-11-17.pdf


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On the Hill: Tax Reform Update

As federal, state, and local governments coordinate an emergency response to natural disasters in Florida and the Gulf Coast region, the National Trust, together with our state and national partners, is developing recommendations for a recovery package that prioritizes the rehabilitation of...

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HTC Affordable Housing Letter

In August 2017 the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Trust Community Investment Corporation, and the Historic Tax Credit Coalition submitted a letter to the Senate Finance Committee in response to a hearing about the affordable housing crisis. This letter notes that roughly...

HTC Affordable Housing Let. 8-15-17.pdf