The NCSHA Policy and Government Affairs team provides ongoing 2018 midterm election analysis.
Fund managers aiming to raise capital through the Opportunity Zone (OZ) tax incentive enacted last year are heavily focused on commercial real estate in larger urban areas, according to a new analysis by the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA).
The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) released the Opportunity Zone Fund Directory. This new online resource provides descriptions and contact information for publicly-announced Opportunity Funds that have been formed for the purpose of attracting investment in Opportunity Zones.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) intends to clarify its policy on down payment assistance provided in connection with FHA mortgages, according to its 2018 Report to Congress released yesterday.
The economic value of the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) improved in fiscal year (FY) 2018, according to FHA’s 2018 Report to Congress.
IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2018-57, providing 2019 per-capita and small state minimum volume cap amounts for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) and Private Activity Bonds (PABs).
Over 400 housing professionals from across Vermont came together this week at the Hilton Burlington to discuss strategies to promote stable, affordable housing. The high level of attendance at the conference reflected the concern that many Vermont communities feel over the increasing cost of housing in their communities.
MassHousing recognized RMS for its success originating MassHousing home mortgage loans in the Commonwealth’s 26 Gateway Cities. In fiscal year 2018, RMS helped more Massachusetts homebuyers purchase a home in a Gateway City than any other partner in MassHousing’s lender network.
PHFA recognized the work of the state’s private sector housing counselors today during an event at the Harrisburg Hilton. These counselors help PHFA achieve its housing mission by assisting state residents with questions about homeownership, home foreclosure, budgeting and their personal credit score so they can make better informed housing decisions.