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League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $12.25 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Vacaville

August 25, 2017
Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
 
This program provides a variety of public agencies and developers access to low-cost, tax-exempt financing and economic development tools. CSCDA recently issued a total of $12,250,000 in tax-exempt multi-family affordable housing bonds for Meadows Court/Holly Lane Apartments in Vacaville.
 
About Meadows Court/Holly Lane Apartments
 
Meadows Court/Holly Lane Apartments is the acquisition and rehabilitation of 82 multi-family affordable housing apartments by Meadows Holly Partners, L.P. Community Development Partners (CDP) is the project sponsor. The project will continue to be 100 percent affordable and provide apartments to low-income residents in Vacaville.
 
CSCDA and CDP partnered with Citibank and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP to provide the $12,250,000 in tax-exempt multi-family affordable housing bonds for the project. It will undergo an extensive interior and exterior renovation ensuring that residents have an updated, safe, and affordable community to call home for years to come. The financing will maintain the affordability of units for low-income tenants for 55 years.
 
Background
 
CSCDA is a joint powers authority created in 1988 and is sponsored by the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties. It was created by cities and counties for cities and counties. More than 500 cities, counties and special districts are program participants in CSCDA, which serves as their conduit issuer and provides access to efficiently finance locally-approved projects. CSCDA has issued more than $50 billion in tax exempt bonds for projects that provide a public benefit by creating jobs, affordable housing, healthcare, infrastructure, schools and other fundamental services. Visit CSCDA’s website for additional information on the ways in which CSCDA can help your city.


 
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