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HFAs’ affordable housing efforts increasingly emphasize making homes and communities more sustainable by promoting energy-efficiency, connecting housing to jobs, increasing access to affordable transportation, supporting educational opportunity, and making homes healthier.

 

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NCSHA Blog Posts

  • April 28, 2017
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    The White House announced today that President Donald Trump intends to nominate Pamela Patenaude to serve as Deputy Secretary for Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Patenaude is currently president of the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for America’s Families, an organization that seeks to elevate housing’s place on the political agenda.

  • April 7, 2017
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    Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress Wednesday introduced companion bills that would subject Property Assessed Clean Energy loans (PACE loans) to federal mortgage regulations.

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    Sustainable Housing - Resources

    • March 20, 2017

      Key Congressional Committee Rosters for NCSHA in the 115th Congress.

    • May 16, 2016

      One telling indicator of the state of the nation’s housing is the drop in the homeownership rate to just 64.5 percent last year, erasing nearly all of the increase in the previous two decades. The number of homeowners fell for the eighth straight year, signaling persistently weak demand in this key market segment. And the trend does not appear to be abating, with the national homeownership rate down to 63.7 percent in the first quarter of 2015.