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First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs, Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-08-21

Duration: 00:06:38

Subjects: House buying | HOMEOWNERS | Tax credits | Mortgage loans

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Young, Elsenia Interviewee

Description

This segment from the August 21, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Elsenia Young of the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency on the $8,000 tax credit available to first time homebuyers. Young discusses the eligibility requirements for the program, how the tax credit works, the timeline for the program, and the changing qualifications for mortgage loans following the subprime mortgage crisis.