- 01 Senate Appropriations Committee FY 2016 THUD Bill Virtually Eliminates HOME
- 02 GAO Recommends Joint IRS-HUD Oversight of the Housing Credit Program
- 03 Senate Finance Committee Extends 9 Percent Housing Credit Minimum Rate and Establishes 4 Percent Minimum Rate for Aquisition
- 04 Provision to Rescind Hardest Hit Funds Removed From Senate Highway Bill
- 05 HUD Issues Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Final Rule
- 06 Click here to order
- HFA NewsJuly 30, 2015
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board welcomed Jacqueline Williams as an ex officio member.
- HFA NewsJuly 27, 2015
The 2016 Community Development Block Grant awards will provide much-needed funding to 13 Maryland communities for vitally important projects such as renovations to this new facility in Westminster that will allow The ARC Carroll County to continue its work enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- HFA NewsJuly 15, 2015
The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA), an affiliate of the Department of Community Affairs, recently took action at its July 2nd board meeting on 41 multifamily, single family, supportive housing, and federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) development projects that will significantly increase affordable housing throughout New Jersey for low, moderate, and middle-income residents. The projects will also provide positive economic impact on the greater surrounding communities in which they will be built.
- Blog PostJuly 24, 2015
Senate leaders have removed a provision that would have rescinded unobligated Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) program funds from a transportation reauthorization bill (the DRIVE Act) that it is currently considering. NCSHA summarized the now-deleted provision in a blog post published yesterday.
- Blog PostJuly 24, 2015
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) yesterday released its report on federal oversight of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, which concludes that there are deficiencies in the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) oversight of the program and recommends that Congress consider designating HUD as a joint administrator of the program.
- Blog PostJuly 23, 2015
Last night, the Senate voted 62-36 to begin consideration of the DRIVE Act (H.R. 22), which would reauthorize the federal Highway Trust Fund and other surface transportation programs for six years. To pay for the reauthorization, the bill includes several provisions that impact HFAs and the housing market.