JEFFERSON CITY — A House bill that would revive Missouri’s main tool to fund affordable housing gained committee approval Thursday morning.

The state’s low-income housing tax credit program has been frozen since December 2017, when the Missouri Housing Development Commission voted to stop issuing the credits, which had previously been granted at a dollar-for-dollar match with the federal tax credit program.

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