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    Advocacy Toolkit

    This Toolkit contains advocacy materials to help promote NCSHA's legislative priorities.

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    2014 Annual Awards for Program Excellence

    Thank you to everyone who submitted a 2014 Award entry. The winners will be celebrated October 20 at NCSHA’s Annual Conference in Boston!

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    • Blog Post
      September 12, 2014

      Earlier this week, NCSHA submitted a letter responding to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) June 5 Request for Input that solicited comments on the guarantee fees (g-fees) that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac charge lenders in exchange for guaranteeing single-family mortgage loans. In its letter, NCSHA urges FHFA to take a balanced approach to setting the g-fees that gives equal consideration to the need to protect Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s financial stability and FHFA’s mission to support an efficient and accessible housing finance market.

    • Blog Post
      September 9, 2014

      Yesterday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Deposit and Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Federal Reserve released new proposed guidelines for how bank examiners will enforce the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The new guidance amends the agencies’ “Questions and Answers” worksheet, which is intended to provide clarification on how CRA requirements are enforced. The revisions are part of an ongoing effort the agencies have undertaken to align CRA standards with modern banking practices.

    • Blog Post
      September 9, 2014

      Earlier this week, the Urban Institute (UI) released its final evaluation of the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) program. Congress created the NFMC program in 2008 to address the nation’s foreclosure crisis through foreclosure mitigation counseling operated through state and local agencies and nonprofits.