Missouri’s Housing Development Commission (MHDC) has voted not to include the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) in the state’s 2018 budget. The plan is now out for public comment and will return to the Commission for a final decision on December 19.

Below are documents that the Missouri Workforce Housing Association (MOWHA) invites you to use to empower yourself with talking points, reach out to elected officials, and/or join the advocacy effort on social media.

To stay up to date or get involved with a coordinated effort to voice support, please reach out to MOWHA Executive Director Jeff Smith (jeffmowha@gmail.com).

Key talking points about LIHTC 

Calendar with social media prompts

Email addresses and Twitter handles for all members of the Missouri House and Senate

Letter to MHDC from 22 mayors from throughout Missouri

Pie chart explaining how each LIHTC dollar gets spent 


Email addresses of the MHDC Commissioners are listed below:

Chairman Jeff Bay: jeffreybay@yahoo.com
Bill Miller: wmiller129@stlcc.edu or bmiller007@charter.net
Treasurer Eric Schmitt: jonathan.hensley@treasurer.mo.gov (surrogate)
Jason Crowell: jcrowell@ohkylaw.com
Lt. Gov. Mike Parson: ltgovinfo@ltgov.mo.gov
Atty. General Josh Hawley: attorney.general@ago.mo.gov
Gov. Eric Greitens: will.scharf@governor.mo.gov (surrogate)