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Tax bill amendment puts artist housing in jeopardy

The change could have implications for affordable housing as a whole as well Affordable housing advocates were already scrambling after the House’s tax reform bill included a surprise elimination of the tax-exempt private activity bonds that are used to fund low-income housing units across the country. But a last-second amendment added to the Senate bill early Saturday morning by Pat Roberts (R-Kan) has put another group’s housing in the tax bill’s crosshairs: artists.
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