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- July 11, 2018Children’s HealthWatch Study Finds Avoidable Health and Education Costs Incurred Due to Unstable Housing
Children’s HealthWatch, a nonpartisan network of pediatricians, public health researchers, children’s health and policy experts, finds that good health begins at home, not at a doctor’s office.
- July 5, 2018HUD Releases Housing Counseling NOFA for FY 2018
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) July 3 issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for its Housing Counseling Grant program for fiscal year (FY) 2018.
- June 29, 2018Secretary Carson Testifies on HUD Oversight with House Financial Services Committee
On June 27, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing titled, “Oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development,” in which HUD Secretary Ben Carson testified and responded to questions regarding the status and funding for HUD programs.
- June 28, 2018White House Proposes Federal Government Reorganization
The Trump Administration last week released a comprehensive plan for reorganizing the executive agencies of the federal government. It includes several provisions impacting federal housing and community development programs.
- June 26, 2018HUD Seeks Comments on Potential Changes to its Final Rule on Fair Housing Act Disparate Impact Standard
On June 20, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (proposed rule) inviting comments on HUD’s 2013 Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects Standard final rule (disparate impact rule) as it seeks to determine what changes to the rule, if any, may be needed to reflect the outcome of the 2015 Supreme Court decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
- June 21, 2018White House Releases Sweeping Proposal to Reorganize GovernmentThe Hill
- June 21, 2018Senate Rejects Billions in Trump Spending Cuts as Two Republicans Vote ‘No’Washington Post
- June 19, 201830th Anniversary Harvard Report Shows Some Improvement in the U.S. Housing Market but Much That has WorsenedJoint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
- June 14, 2018A Minimum-Wage Worker Can’t Afford a 2-Bedroom Apartment Anywhere in the U.S.The Washington Post
- June 12, 2018FHFA Issues Proposed Rule on Enterprise CapitalFederal Housing Finance Agency
- June 7, 2018Secretary Carson Kicks Off Envision Center DemonstrationHUD.gov
- June 6, 2018New Democrat Coalition Releases New Report on Housing CrisisNew Democrat Coalition
- June 5, 2018Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Transportation, HUD Appropriations BillUS Senate Committee on Appropriations
- May 22, 2018Statement from NCSHA Executive Director Stockton Williams on the Hardest Hit Fund Program
The Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) program was established in the wake of the Great Recession to assist struggling homeowners and communities in states disproportionately impacted by foreclosures and unemployment.
- April 9, 2018A Message from Executive Director Stockton Williams
NCSHA welcomed Stockton Williams on board as the organization’s new Executive Director, following his appointment by the Board of Directors. Here, Stockton recorded the following message for NCSHA’s members
- March 5, 2018Stockton Williams Appointed NCSHA Executive Director
The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) Board of Directors announced today that housing and economic development expert Stockton Williams has been appointed Executive Director, effective April 2.
- February 12, 2018NCSHA Statement on the Administration’s FY 2019 Budget
The Administration’s FY 2019 Budget proposes eliminating HOME, the Housing Trust Fund, CDBG, and other effective housing programs, and drastically reduces federal rental assistance on which so many people rely.
- January 31, 2018Statement From NCSHA Interim Executive Director Garth Rieman Following the State of the Union Address
We agree America is a nation of builders. The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) asks Congress and the Administration to enact infrastructure legislation that supports the builders who produce desperately needed affordable homes for families ready to build their lives on the foundation a decent, affordable home provides.
- July 2, 2018Mississippi Home Corporation Launches MRB7 Program
The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) today launched its new MRB7 program which will provide eligible borrowers with a flat $7,000 to assist them with down payment and closing costs.
- June 29, 2018MassHousing Names Mounzer M. Aylouche Vice President of Homeownership Programs
In this newly created role, Aylouche will oversee all aspects of MassHousing’s homeownership business, including production, lending operations, and servicing.
- June 28, 2018WHEDA Wins National HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes
WHEDA is one of only four applicants in the country to receive a Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes. The awards highlight some of the nation’s most significant work on the relationship between living environments and resident health.
- June 27, 2018State’s Rental Market Remains Tight
This year’s New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority survey of residential rental units confirms the actual and anecdotal status of New Hampshire’s rental market: it is challenging to find an apartment to rent, especially one that is affordable.
- June 25, 2018DCHFA Closes Homeownership Month with Launch of a New Mission, Statement of Values, Logo and Website
As the June Housing Bloom (National Homeownership month) comes to a close the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency launches a new mission statement, agency values, logo, website and expands it social media activity to Instagram.