- April 25, 2013NCSHA Urges House Ways and Means Committee to Preserve and Strengthen the Housing Credit and Housing Bond Programs in Tax Reform
The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA), on behalf of its state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) members, today appealed to Congress to continue its long-time, steadfast commitment to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) and tax-exempt private activity Housing Bonds and the outstanding affordable housing results these programs consistently achieve. In a statement it submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee for inclusion in the record of its scheduled April 25 hearing on Tax Reform and Residential Real Estate, NCSHA urges House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Camp (R-MI), Ranking Member Levin (D-MI), and the other Committee members to preserve and strengthen these vital programs in any tax reform plans they advance.
From the Blog
- February 26, 2014Camp Tax Reform Discussion Draft Retains and Amends Housing Credit, Eliminates Private Activity Bonds
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) has released a discussion draft and summary of legislation to reform our nation’s tax code. Camp’s discussion draft would preserve but amend substantially the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and would eliminate private activity bonds and the 4 percent Housing Credit.
- January 31, 2014
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will join hundreds of affordable housing advocates, including HFA executive directors, board members, staff, and industry partners at NCSHA's Legislative Conference this March.
- January 29, 2014
In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama cited economic growth and a "rebounding housing market" as reasons for optimism and called on Congress to pass a housing finance reform bill that would "protect taxpayers" and keep "the dream of homeownership alive for future generations."
- October 28, 2013
Twenty-two (22) state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) programs received Annual Awards for Program Excellence during the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) 2013 Annual Conference & Showplace in New Orleans, LA. This year’s conference was attended by more than 900 affordable housing industry professionals.
- May 15, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) is pleased to announce that Henry Cisneros, former Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Co-Chair, Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Housing Commission will deliver the keynote address at Housing Credit Connect in San Francisco on June 25, 2013. This annual event, presented by NCSHA, convenes decision makers from the nation’s Housing Credit allocating agencies with leading program experts to discuss the top issues facing this vital housing resource.
- May 9, 2013
The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) today released its 2011 Factbook, a comprehensive survey of HFA (Housing Finance Agency) program activity. The data contained within this annual publication supports NCSHA’s advocacy within Congress, the Administration, and the numerous federal agencies concerned with housing and enables the organization to accurately represent and respond to its member needs.