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2014-15 through 2018-19
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
To be eligible for the 25% State Tax Credit:
There is a 25% credit for qualifying buildings. If, however, the building is determined to be vacant and blighted, the credit award is increased to 50%.
Tax Credits awarded by the state will not exceed $10 million in any calendar year. Credits will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. The credits will be awarded when the project is completed. Only one State Residential Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit is allowed per building.
Vacant and Blighted Properties
A building is considered vacant and blighted if it has been unoccupied for six months, and if at least one of the following conditions exists:
The Application Process
Applications may be downloaded below
The application is a three part process. Each part requires approval or “certification” by the Division of Historic Preservation.
|Application Forms and Helpful Links|
|Applications are available upon request from the Division of Historic Preservation. To request a copy click here. If you plan to download the application information, it is highly suggested that you download all of the information that is indicated by the asterisks(*).|
The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation provides a list of ten guidelines that must be when rehabilitating a historic property for its new, modern use. These Standards must be considered when planning a project that may be eligible for historic rehabilitation tax credits.
Phone (225) 342-8160
Fax (225) 219-9772
Mailing Address: Tax Incentives Staff, Division of Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 44247, Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Overnight Mail: Tax Incentives Staff, Division of Historic Preservation, 4th Floor, 1051 N. Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802