HFAs’ affordable housing efforts increasingly emphasize making homes and communities more sustainable by promoting energy-efficiency, connecting housing to jobs, increasing access to affordable transportation, supporting educational opportunity, and making homes healthier.
NCSHA Blog Posts
- September 17, 2013
Join Housing Finance Agencies and other industry professionals this October 19-22 as they explore the latest issues in multifamily housing at NCSHA’s Annual Conference and Showplace.
- May 8, 2013
The Departments of HUD and Justice (DOJ), which are jointly responsible for enforcing the Fair Housing Act, have released joint guidance regarding the “persons, entities, and types of housing and related facilities” that are subject to the accessible design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act.
- Joint Center for Housing Studies
- New York Times
- Maryland DHCD: Ocean City, Annapolis and Towson Are Among Towns Added to Maryland’s List of Sustainable CommunitiesDecember 23, 2013
Seventeen Maryland communities – including the resort town of Ocean City and the retail and college hub of Towson – were added to the state’s list of Sustainable Communities this fall, joining the statewide initiative to strengthen reinvestment and revitalization in Maryland’s older neighborhoods.
- March 7, 2011
Always scrambling for funds for weatherization, Dale McCormick, agency director, got the idea of trying to make money by selling carbon offsets for the reductions in carbon emissions the agency was attaining through insulating, weather-stripping and caulking homes.