Affordable Housing

Accounting, Compliance, and Strategy for the Affordable Housing Industry 

Streamline your project’s financial journey with expert advisory from SC&H. From HUD loans to tax credit optimization, we can help you increase cash flow, achieve compliance, and build sustainable success. Our team provides support spanning pre-construction planning to exit strategies, thoughtfully simplifying your complex real estate and LIHTC transactions with innovative solutions. 


years of deep industry experience


projects completed since 2021


CPAs and industry experts


fastest-growing accounting and tax firm in the US by Accounting Today 2023

Personalized Guidance for Every Real Estate Project

Whether you’re a for-profit or nonprofit developer, we serve a diverse range of clients united by a common goal: making housing accessible to all. We bring 3 decades of industry-specific expertise to help you see your project to completion.

For-profit & non-profit developers

State or local housing agencies

Community development corporations (CDCs) 

Investors & syndicators

Maximize Tax Incentives and Maintain Compliance

Worried you’re missing out on potential tax credits or failing to meet critical LIHTC requirements? Let us alleviate your tax headache. We’ll dig into the details to ensure you’re maximizing every available tax benefit and checking all the right boxes for compliance. 

  • Partnership, Corporate Income, Personal Property, and Multi-State Tax Returns 
  • Tax Planning for Tiered Partnerships 
  • Calculation and Maximization of Annual Tax Credits, First Year Tax Credits, Form 8609, and Tax Credit Adjusters  
  • Cost Segregation Studies 
  • Year 15 Consulting 
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Gain Assurance and Drive Successful Development

From blueprint to finished product, your project will stay on track with our expert guidance. We’ll help your team ensure accurate reporting, optimize resources, and navigate financial decisions with confidence. 

  • Loan and LIHTC Applications 
  • Financial Projections and Internal Rate of Return 
  • Syndicator Negotiations 
  • Cost Certifications 
  • Sources and Uses of Funds and Determination of Eligible Basis 
  • Bond Tests, Including 50%, 95%/5%, and 10% Test 
  • Solar and Historic Tax Credit Basis Certification 
  • Breakeven Analysis 
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Improve Operations and Governance for Long-Term Profitability

Your project is up and running – let’s keep it that way. Our experts work alongside your team to control costs, implement effective documentation and monitoring processes, and maximize cash flow. 

  • Annual Financial Statement Audits 
  • Electronic Filing of Financial Statements 
  • Section 42/HUD/CDA/VHDA/Uniform Guidance Compliance 
  • Lease File Testing 
  • Surplus Cash, Distributions, and Residual Receipts 
  • Escrow Analysis 
  • Mortgage Reduction and Refinancing 
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Drive Successful, Sustainable LIHTC Transactions with SC&H

From start to finish, consider us your dedicated partners in driving your projects forward. We take pride in developing a deep understanding of your needs so we can be in a better position to add value, provide an exceptional experience, and support your commitment to creating sustainable affordable housing nationwide.

Holistic, all-in-one support

Gain the support of a national consulting firm that can guide you through every aspect of your project without missing a beat. 

Qualifications you can trust

We understand your challenges because we’ve seen them before. With 3 decades of experience and a team of CPAs, no challenge is too big.

Personalized guidance

Your success is our success. We listen intently, communicate openly, and think outside the box to achieve your goals.

Make Your Future Vision a Reality with SC&H