- 01 FHFA Releases Final Duty to Serve Rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
- 02 FHA Report Says Health of Mortgage Fund Improving
- 03 The 2014 Factbook Is Here: Order Your Copy Today!
- 04 HUD Issues Proposed State Fair Housing Assessment Tool; Announces Fair Housing Pilot Program in Collaboration with NCSHA
- 05 Senators Cantwell and Hatch Introduce Comprehensive Housing Credit Legislation
- 06 Senators Introduce Bill to Classify Municipal Bonds as High-Quality Liquid Assets
- HFA NewsJanuary 4, 2017
Today, Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) released the results of the 2016 K-Count, a “point-in-time” count of homeless Kentuckians living on the streets, in emergency shelters, or other temporary housing programs in the Balance of State (118 counties outside of Fayette and Jefferson) during a single night. Due to separate funding streams, Louisville and Lexington conduct their own counts.
- HFA NewsJanuary 4, 2017
The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Directors has named Scott Farmer, director of rental investment of the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, as its new executive director, effective January 1, 2017. Board Chairman Stancil Barnes announced the appointment late last week.
- HFA NewsJanuary 3, 2017
Approximately $300,000 is available for funding during the February 2017 application cycle for the South Dakota Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF). HOF funds can be utilized to assist communities in addressing their local housing needs.
- Blog PostJanuary 12, 2017
Earlier today, HUD Secretary-Designate Dr. Ben Carson appeared before the Senate Banking Committee for his nomination hearing. He released this statement, commenting on the strong connection between housing and health, stressing the importance of deregulation, praising homeownership, and supporting continued efforts to tackle homelessness.
- Blog PostJanuary 9, 2017
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced this morning that it will be reducing the annual mortgage insurance premium it charges for the vast majority of single-family loans it insures by .25 percent. The reduced premiums, which are outlined in a Mortgagee Letter, will take effect for loans closed as of January 27.
- Blog PostJanuary 6, 2017
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced today the Committee’s structure and leadership for the 115th Congress. The Committee oversees many key federal housing agencies, including HUD, the U.S. Department of Treasury, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), as well as government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBs).