IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WNC, a leading provider of investment, asset management and development services in the affordable housing industry, announced today the closing of WNC Institutional Tax Credit Fund 45, L.P. (WNC Corp. 45), a $150 million institutional low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) fund that will be used to develop and renovate more than 1,950 affordable housing units in the U.S.
"For more than 47 years, WNC has been a leader in the development and preservation of quality affordable housing throughout the United States," said WNC Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Christine Cormier. "WNC Corp. 45 continues this proud legacy, and will help develop and renovate 26 affordable housing communities in 12 states where the demand for these homes far outpace the available supply."
The properties that will be funded by WNC Corp. 45 are located in: Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Tennessee and Texas.
Among the 26 properties within WNC Corp. 45 is the historic renovation and rehabilitation of the Hotel Maytag in the Des Moines, Iowa suburb of Newton. Originally built in 1926 by Maytag Corporation founder Frederick Louis Maytag I, the historic property will be converted into 45 units of affordable housing.
WNC Corp. 45 includes five repeat investors as well as one new investor.
WNC, founded in 1971 and headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is a national investor in real estate and community development initiatives, as well as a leading investor in low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC). WNC has acquired more than $9.1 billion of assets totaling in excess of 1,375 properties in 47 states, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. WNC's investor base exceeds 19,500 institutional and retail clients, including Fortune 500 companies, multinational banks, and insurance companies. Additional information is available at www.wncinc.com.
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