New Natl. Park Service chief to manage $4 billion federal preservation program
May 11, 2011
http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/tps/tax/index.htm) is the country’s largest, most successful, and most cost-effective community revitalization program. Since 1976, the program, administered by the National Park Service and the Internal Revenue Service in partnership with state historic preservation offices (http://www.ncshpo.org/), has leveraged more than $58 billion in private investment to refurbish 37,000 historic properties. It has led to the restoration or creation of 425,000 housing units, including 110,000 low-to moderate-income units.