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American Renters Will Owe Up to $34 Billion in Back Rent by January

New Report Demonstrates the Urgent Need for Federal Emergency Rental Aid WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. renters will owe up to $34 billion in past-due rent by January, increasing eviction filings and...

NCSHA Statement on the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Proposed Capital Rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON, DC ― The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) today urged the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to rescind its proposed regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and...

NCSHA Receives Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Advance Healthy Housing

Initiative Will Identify Opportunities for State Housing Finance Agency Leadership The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) today announced it has received funding from the Robert Wood...

NCSHA Statement on FHFA’s Announcement Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Will Purchase Loans in Forbearance

NCSHA commends the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac for taking steps this week to provide needed liquidity for home mortgage loans closed before homeowner forbearance...

NCSHA Summary of Coronavirus Relief Legislation

The Senate passed unanimously late March 25 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, after reaching agreement among Democratic, Republican, and White House negotiators. The...

Housing Credit Bill Surpasses Major Milestone with the Majority of House Members Cosponsoring the Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA, H.R. 3077) now has the cosponsorship support of more than half of the House of Representatives, reaching 221 members on March...

On the Passing of DCHFA Executive Director Todd Lee

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Todd A. Lee, Executive Director and CEO of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency and NCSHA Board Director. “Todd was a cherished...

NCSHA Presents Testimony at House Hearing on Resident Health and Safety in HUD Housing

WASHINGTON, DC — Oregon Housing and Community Services Executive Director and NCSHA Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Salazar represented the nation’s state housing finance agencies (HFAs) today at a...

Opportunity Zone Investments Create Affordable Homes, Support Community Revitalization

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) and the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) published three case studies of developments that incorporate Opportunity...