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NCSHA’s Summary of Treasury and HUD Housing Finance Reform Plans

Executive Summary The U.S. Treasury Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) late yesterday sent to President Trump their respective proposals for reforming the housing...

Opportunity Zone Target Investment Surges to Nearly $43 Billion Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC — The amount of capital targeted for investment in designated Opportunity Zones increased dramatically over the past month, according to analysis by the National Council of State...

NCSHA Statement on the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019

Urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, S. 1703/H.R. 3077. The National Council of State Housing Agencies commends Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA),...

NCSHA Statement on IRS Clarification That Housing for Special Populations Does Not Violate Multifamily Bond Public Use Rules

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) applauds the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of the Treasury for issuing guidance this week stating affordable...

NCSHA’s Opportunity Zone Fund Directory Surpasses 100 Funds, Nearly $24 Billion in Investment

WASHINGTON, DC — More than 100 funds have been launched to invest an anticipated $24 billion in designated Opportunity Zones, according to the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA)....

NCSHA Recommends Improvements to Opportunity Zone Regulations to Increase Affordable Housing Investment

WASHINGTON, DC — Testifying on behalf of the nation’s state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) during a public hearing on February 14, Stockton Williams, executive director of the National Council...

Investment Focus on Affordable Housing Expanding Among Opportunity Zone Fund Managers

WASHINGTON, DC — The potential for billions of dollars in new investment in affordable housing through Opportunity Zones is growing, according to new analysis by the National Council of State...

NCSHA Statement on the Nomination of Calabria to Head FHFA

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) congratulates Mark Calabria on the announcement that President Trump intends to nominate him to be the next Director of the...

$15 Billion in Anticipated Opportunity Zone Investment Identified by NCSHA

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) has released a significantly expanded third edition of its Opportunity Zone Fund Directory featuring 53 Qualified Opportunity...