Assessor Manuals, Exemption Administration
Exemption Administration Manual—Part 2: Multiple dwellings and urban renewal
Section 4.07 - PHFL Section 45-b: NYS Housing Finance Agency Subsidiary (Affordable Housing Corporation)
Year originally enacted:
PHFL §59-b, PHFL Article 19
Real property owned by the Affordable Housing Corporation, a subsidiary of the NYS Housing Finance Agency, which is used for acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, or improvement of property to provide low- or moderate-income housing is wholly exempt from taxation, but is liable for special ad valorem levies and special assessments.
Property must be owned by the Affordable Housing Corporation, a subsidiary of the NYS Housing Finance Agency.
Property location requirements:
Property must be located in an area that is blighted, deteriorated, or deteriorating, or has a blighting effect on the surrounding area, or is in danger of becoming a slum or a blighted area.
Property use requirements:
Property must be intended for acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, or improvement to provide housing for persons of low or moderate income.
Certification by state or local government:
Required construction start date or other time requirement:
Limitation on exemption
|General municipal taxes||School district taxes||Special ad valorem tax||Special assessments|
|1. Amount||No limit||No limit||No exemption allowed||No exemption allowed|
|2. Duration||No limit||No limit||No exemption allowed||No exemption allowed|
|3. Taxing jurisdiction|
|a. County or county special districts||Ex||NA||Tax||Tax|
|c. Town or town special district||Ex||NA||Tax||Tax|
|e. School district||NA||Ex||NA||NA|
|Ex-Exempt Tax-Taxable NA-Not Applicable|
Payments in lieu of taxes
Calculation of exemption
General municipal and school district taxes:
100% of assessed value.
Special ad valorem levies and special assessments:
No exemption allowed.
Coding of exemption on assessment roll
|Code||Description of alternative codes possible|
Assessment roll section(s):
Exempt (ARLM Section 8).
Note: This code should not be used to identify property that is exempt under any of the statutes listed under Similar exemptions below.
Filing requirements (owner or occupant of property)
Reporting requirements (assessor)
|Public authorities||RPTL §412 & Pub Auth L|
|State of New York (generally)||RPTL §404(1)|
|Also see: Chart IA and Chart IB.|
Please send general questions or comments to ORPTS.