NCSHA's 2016 Business, Legislative, and Regulatory Priorities


The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization created by the nation’s state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) to advance through advoc

Tax Package Makes Permanent 9 Percent Minimum Housing Credit Rate

December 16, 2015

Late December 15, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled tax extender legislation, the Protecting Americans from Ta

Congressional Negotiators Closing in on Tax Extenders Bill Deal

December 03, 2015

House and Senate negotiators are working to reach agreement on tax legislation that would make permanent some of the currently temporary tax provisions and extend others for a finite period of time

Brady to Chair Ways and Means Committee

November 05, 2015

On November 4, the Republican Steering Committee voted to elect Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee over Representative Pat Tiberi (R-OH), after newl

Finance Committee Tax Reform Working Group Does Not Recommend Changes to Housing Credit, Bonds

July 09, 2015

On July 8, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR)

Supreme Court Upholds Disparate Impact Standard for Violations of the Fair Housing Act

June 25, 2015

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court today issued its opinion ruling that disparate impact claims may be used to support pl

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