(D) Below market Federal loan. For purposes of this paragraph, the term "below market Federal loan" means any loan funded in whole or in part with Federal funds if the interest rate payable on such loan is less than the applicable Federal rate in effect under section 1274(d)(1) (as of the date on which the loan was made). Such term shall not include any loan which would be a below market Federal loan solely by reason of assistance provided under section 106, 107, or 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (as in effect on the date of the enactment of this sentence [enacted Dec. 19, 1989]).
Buildings receiving home assistance or Native American housing assistance.
In general. Assistance provided under the HOME Investment Partnerships
Act (as in effect on the date of the enactment of this subparagraph [enacted Aug. 10, 1983]) or the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.) (as in effect on October 1, 1997) with respect to any building shall not be taken into account under subparagraph (D) if 40 percent or more of the residential units in the building are occupied by individuals whose income is 50 percent or less of area median gross income. Subsection (d)(5)(C) shall not apply to any building to which the preceding sentence applies.
(ii) Special rule for certain high-cost housing areas. In the case of a building located in a city described in section 142(d)(6), clause (i) shall be applied by substituting "25 percent" for "40 percent".*
*IRC §42(i)(2), as applicable to buildings placed in service after July 30, 2008.
Determination of whether building is federally subsidized.
In general. Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, for purposes of
subsection (b)(1), a new building shall be treated as federally subsidized for any taxable year if, at any time during such taxable year or any prior taxable year, there is or was outstanding any obligation the interest on which is exempt from tax under section 103, the proceeds of which are or were used (directly or indirectly) with respect to such building or the operation thereof.
(B) Election to reduce eligible basis by proceeds of obligations. A tax-exempt obligation shall not be taken into account under subparagraph (A) if the taxpayer elects to exclude from the eligible basis of the building for purposes of subsection (d) the proceeds of such obligation.
(C) Special rule for subsidized construction financing. Subparagraph (A) shall not apply to any tax-exempt obligation used to provide construction financing for any building if--
(i) such obligation (when issued) identified the building for which the proceeds of such obligation or loan would be used, and
such obligation is redeemed before such building is placed in service.*
Rev. Rul. 2004-82, 2004-35 I.R.B. 350.
Revised October 2009