- 01 Trump Administration Releases FY 2018 Budget Blueprint
- 02 Senators Cantwell and Hatch Introduce Legislation to Enhance and Strengthen the Housing Credit
- 03 Senate Confirms Dr. Ben Carson Nomination as HUD Secretary
- 04 Senate Confirms Steve Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary
- 05 Representatives Tiberi and Neal Introduce Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act
- HFA NewsMarch 27, 2017
With a successful crowdfunding campaign, the City of Warsaw could soon turn an empty alley into a downtown destination.
- HFA NewsMarch 22, 2017Low-Income Seniors at Rolfe House in Lynn Will See Extension of Affordability With $6.5 Million In MassHousing Financing
Low-income senior citizens living at the 70-unit Rolfe House in downtown Lynn will see affordability extended for at least 20 years as a result of $6.5 million in MassHousing financing.
- HFA NewsMarch 22, 2017Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Announces Awards for Affordable Rental Housing
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has announced the results from the most recent competitive application round for federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits and state Rental Housing Funds for affordable multifamily rental housing projects across Maryland.
- Blog PostMarch 24, 2017
Earlier this week, Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) introduced the Municipal Finance Support Act of 2017 (H.R. 1624). The legislation would allow large banks to count some of their municipal bond investments, including tax-exempt housing bonds, as high-quality liquid assets under federal bank liquidity standards.
- Blog PostMarch 23, 2017
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) earlier today released a report providing an update on its efforts to develop a common structure and Common Securitization Platform (CSP) for mortgage-backed securities (MBS) guaranteed and sold by the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. FHFA is developing the common security and trading infrastructure to facilitate more efficient trading of GSE MBSs and to eliminate pricing disparities between Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac MBSs.
- Blog PostMarch 22, 2017
Late yesterday, senior Ways and Means Committee member Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017, H.R. 1661. The bill is companion legislation to the bill Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced earlier this month.