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March 26, 2020

Walking The Halls & Not Shaking Hands...

National Preservation Advocacy Day in Washington DC

On March 9, Jim Igoe and Erin Kelly traveled to Washington, D.C. for National Preservation Advocacy Week, an annual gathering of preservationists to advocate for legislation, pr...

June 4, 2018

In case you missed it... our latest edition of Our Commonwealth is now available! With updates about upcoming programs, credit program cap increases and educational opportunities, it's an informative and hopefully engaging read.

Check it out online here.

And if you don't...

May 31, 2018

As we were preparing to send this e-newsletter, our legislative consultant called us with the good news that the $50 million annual cap for the Massachusetts Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (MHRTC) had been increased by $5 million today!

In 2006 the state legislature...

April 4, 2018

There has been a lot going on in the world of the Community Preservation Act lately. From a ruling in the Caplan v. Town of Acton suit to the Department of Revenue releasing an estimate for the CPA Trust Fund match, there is a lot of news!  So here are some quick yet v...

Every March for well over a decade, Preservation Massachusetts has joined other organizations, agencies and individuals in Washington DC for National Preservation Advocacy Week.  The reason for the trip, as you rightfully infer, is to meet with congressional delegation...

February 1, 2018

Just before the end of 2017, tax reform was passed by the Federal Government. Included in the legislation that was signed into law was the Historic Tax Credit program, which had been under threat.  The House and Senate Conference Committee reconciled the differences be...

December 18, 2017

A big thank you to all who voiced your support!

An Update from the National Trust Community Investment Corporation

House and Senate Reconciled Tax Bill Includes 20% Historic Tax Credit,

Final Vote Next Week

The House and Senate Conference Committee has reconciled the diffe...

December 4, 2017

Tax reform moves onto into the conference phase between the House and Senate. The fate of the HTC program is still uncertain.

November 2, 2017

Urgent Action Needed!

HTC Eliminated In House Tax Reform Bill, Take Action with House and Senate Members of Congress

The House Tax Reform bill released today by the House Ways and Means Committee has eliminated the Historic Tax Credit.

Tax Reform Legislation

This proposed...

October 6, 2017

This is not a drill!  Last week the Republican Congressional leadership and the Administration released the Tax Reform Framework, which did NOT include the federal historic tax credit. 

The tax reform outline does, however, explicitly preserve business credits in two ar...

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