Historic Preservation Missouri Public Policy

A Tax Credit That Works

Deb Sheals, Chair of the Public Policy Committee of Missouri Preservation, sent out the following statistics on Missouri’s state historic rehabilitation tax credit program.
Between creation of the program in 1998 and September 2011, the Department of Economic Development measure the following activity directly created by the program:

  • More than $6 billion in redevelopment
  • 20,833 jobs (not counting construction jobs on $6 billion worth of redevelopment)
  • 21,646 new or rehabilitated housing units