NCSHA Blog

  • August 29, 2016
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    On August 26, HUD published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Fair Market Rents (FMRs). FMRs are used to determine payment standards for a number of housing assistance programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher and the Project-Based Section 8 programs.

  • August 26, 2016
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    The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced yesterday changes to their loss mitigation requirements to streamline their processes and help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes.

  • August 9, 2016

    The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) on August 5 released its report on 2015 Private Activity Bond and Volume Cap Trends, which finds that states issued $12.9 billion in private activity bonds (PAB) in 2015, $1.3 billion more than the previous year. 2015 was the second year in a row in which states increased their PAB issuance.

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