KeyBank Provides $12.7M in LIHTC Funding to Preserve Affordable Housing in Albany, NY
ALBANY, N.Y. — KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment has partnered with Riverside Capital to provide a $12.7 million Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity investment to help Michaels Development Company rehabilitate Skyline Gardens Apartments, an affordable housing development in Albany, NY. The project will be financed with a combination of LIHTC equity and tax-exempt bonds provided by the New York State Housing Finance Agency (NYS HFA), a soft loan through the NYS HFA, a House NY Mitchell Lama subsidy loan and existing reserves. The property features 188 LIHTC-regulated units serving families that earn up to 60 percent of the area median income. Of these units, 131 will be covered by a 20-year Housing Assistance Payments contract allowing families who are eligible for the HAP subsidized units to pay no more than 30 percent of their income toward rent. Skyline Gardens Apartments was originally built in 1973. It was last renovated more than 20 years ago. Tori O’Brien of of KeyBank Community Development Lending arranged the financing.