January 25, 2018
Source: www.iowafinanceauthority.gov
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards Iowa $9.1 Million for Homelessness Assistance Initiatives

DES MOINES, IA – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that Iowa has been awarded more than $9.1 million in federal funds to support homelessness assistance initiatives through the Continuum of Care (CoC) program.
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January 23, 2018
Source: http://dhcd.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Maryland Mortgage Program Announces New Loan and Down Payment Assistance Products

NEW CARROLLTON, MD – The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced new loan and down payment assistance products and debuted a redesigned website for the Maryland Mortgage Program before an audience of lenders, realtors, counselors, mortgage insurers, and other program partners. >> Read More.

January 23, 2018
Source: https://www.ahfc.us/
Assessment Details Characteristics of Housing Across Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK – Today’s challenges to housing in Alaska include affordability, old or inadequate construction, inefficient use of energy. Tomorrow’s challenges include more aging Alaskans and a transient population that is impacting communities – this according to a 2018 Housing Assessment completed for Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC), the state’s housing financing agency. >> Read More.

January 23, 2018
Source: https://www.floridahousing.org
Three Hardest-Hit Fund Programs to End on January 31: Florida Housing Distributes Hardest-Hit Funding Two Years Ahead of Schedule

TALLAHASSEE, FL – On January 31, 2018, Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) will close three Florida Hardest-Hit Fund (HHF) programs. >> Read More.

January 18, 2018
Source: https://www.masshousing.com
Elderly and Disabled Residents at Center Communities of Brookline Will Benefit from Property Renovation, Extension of Affordability with $38 Million in MassHousing Financing

BOSTON, MA – MassHousing has provided $38 million in financing to Hebrew SeniorLife for the acquisition, renovation and preservation of 98 affordable rental homes for low-income senior citizens and disabled residents at the Julian and Carol Feinberg Cohen Residences in Brookline. >> Read More.

January 18, 2018
Source: https://www.rihousing.com

RIHousing Investment to Revitalize Smithfield Brownfield Site

PROVIDENCE, RI – RIHousing’s Board of Commissioners today approved funding for Georgiaville Village Green, an $11 million, 42-unit family development that will be located in the historic Georgiaville Mill Village in Smithfield. The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved $837,000 in 2018 low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC), a first mortgage of $190,000, and a second mortgage of $379,000. >> Read More.

January 17, 2018
Source: dhcd.maryland.gov
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development: CDBG Awards Grant Awards as Part of Homelessness Initiative

CARROLLTON, MD – The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development today announced the recipients of special Fiscal Year 2018 grants through the Community Development Block Grant program. Awarded as part of a homelessness support services initiative, nearly $1.5 million will be distributed to programs in Caroline, Carroll, Dorchester, Somerset, and Talbot counties, along with the Town of Oakland in Garrett County. >> Read More.


January 16, 2018
Source: https://www.chfainfo.com/
Colorado's State’s Housing Needs Drive Record Activity at CHFA

DENVER, CO – The need for affordable housing in Colorado has reached new heights and was reflected in record levels of production at Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) in 2017. CHFA, which invests in programs to support affordable homeownership and affordable rental housing, helped more than 8,000 Coloradans become homeowners, and supported the development or preservation of more than 6,000 units of affordable rental housing in 2017. Both figures are at their highest levels yet according to CHFA, which was created in 1973. >> Read More.

January 9, 2018
Source: https://www.masshousing.com
MassHousing Names Chrystal Kornegay Executive Director

MassHousing’s Board of Directors voted to appoint Chrystal Kornegay as the Agency’s Executive Director. Kornegay, who currently serves the Baker-Polito Administration as Undersecretary of Housing and Community Development, will assume the Executive Director role following a brief transition period. >> Read More.

January 4, 2018
Source: https://www.wheda.com/
WHEDA Issues $110 Million Housing Revenue Bond

The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) issued a $110 million Housing Revenue Bond to finance rental housing developments currently in its loan closing pipeline. >> Read More.

January 3, 2018
Source: http://www.sdhda.org
Statewide South Dakota Homeless Count to be Conducted in January

On January 23, 2018, South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (SDHHC), an affiliate of South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), will conduct its annual statewide Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless count. >> Read More.

January 2, 2018
Source: https://www.ndhfa.org/
North Dakota HFA Board Members Appointed

The North Dakota Industrial Commission made three new appointments to North Dakota Housing Finance Agency’s citizen advisory board in December. >> Read More.

About HFAs

State Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) are state-chartered authorities established to help meet the affordable housing needs of the residents of their states. Although they vary widely in characteristics such as their relationship to state government, most HFAs are independent entities that operate under the direction of a board of directors appointed by each state's governor. They administer a wide range of affordable housing and community development programs. >> Find the HFA in your state.