- HFA NewsDecember 17, 2014MassHousing and DHCD Announce Loan Closings of $22 Million in Affordable Housing Trust Fund Financing
MassHousing and Department of Housing and Community Development Announce Loan Closings of $22 Million in Affordable Housing Trust Fund Financing Financing will support 973 units of affordable housing in 16 communities.
- HFA NewsDecember 15, 2014Iowa Finance Authority Awards more than $7.3 million to 27 Local Housing Trust Funds to Move Local Affordable Housing Priorities
The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors today approved a total of more than $7.3 million in grants to 27 Local Housing Trust Funds to support local affordable housing initiatives, which will assist 2,336 Iowa families. The funding is provided from the State Housing Trust Fund’s Local Housing Trust Fund program.
- HFA NewsDecember 11, 2014
Today, state officials announced $10 million in state tax credits that will fund nine historic restoration projects across Maryland.
- Blog PostDecember 15, 2014
On December 13, the Senate passed the FY 2015 omnibus appropriations bill, H.R. 83. The House approved the same bill on December 11 and the President is expected to sign the bill soon. The omnibus is a package of 11 FY 2015 spending bills, providing funding through the end of FY 2015 (September 30, 2015) for federal agencies, including HUD and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Federally funded agencies have been operating under CRs since the fiscal year began on October 1.
- Blog PostDecember 11, 2014
This morning, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced it is directing Government-Sponsored Enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin setting aside and allocating funds to the Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.
- Blog PostDecember 10, 2014
Last night, House appropriators unveiled the FY 2015 omnibus, a package of 11 new FY 2015 spending bills, including bills funding HUD and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the remainder of the fiscal year. We expect the House to vote on the legislation December 11, and Senate leaders indicate the Senate will vote on the House-passed bill soon thereafter.