• February 19, 2010
    Nebraska Investment Finance Authority
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    (February 18, 2010) Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) recently lowered rates on all of its Single Family Programs to the lowest statewide regular program rates offered in NIFA history. NIFA’s Single Family Programs provide financing for the purchase of single family homes for first-time homebuyers and buyers in federally-designated target areas in Nebraska.

  • February 15, 2010
    South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority

    15th Annual Palmetto Affordable Housing Forum, a statewide conference of more than 400 participants.

  • February 15, 2010
    North Dakota Housing Finance Agency

    The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) organized a Statewide Technical Assistance Team (STAT) in 2007. Since then, STAT has been working with rural communities to devise housing strategies, develop projects, and help address financing issues needed to see projects through to completion. Assistance from STAT is targeted to communities of less than 20,000 people.

  • February 12, 2010
    Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
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    After more than a year of not funding single family loans, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), Wisconsin’s leader in affordable home homeownership, re-entered the affordable home loan market today with the help of Fannie Mae.
    “The world was very different in October 2008 when we were forced to shut down our program,” said WHEDA Executive Director Antonio Riley. “Times have changed in the 18 months since we last wrote loans. But we’re confident that the new product we’re offering, the WHEDA Fannie Mae Advantage, is going to meet this new reality as well as the expectations of the marketplace.”

  • February 12, 2010
    Wyoming Community Development Authority
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    According to Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) Federal Programs Coordinator Jennifer Crawford, Laramie County is eligible for the Wyoming Repair & Acquisition Program (WRAP), a key element of the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

  • February 4, 2010
    Vermont Housing Finance Agency
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    Fitch Ratings has assigned an "A+" rating to Vermont Housing Finance Agency's 1990 single-family housing bond resolution. Fitch has labeled its rating outlook "stable."

  • February 3, 2010
    SONYMA
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    New York State's housing finance agencies, for the third year in a row, led the country in financing multifamily and single-family affordable housing in 2009.

    According to rankings compiled by Thomson Reuters, the New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA) and the State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) sold $1.22 billion in bonds in 2009 to finance the construction or renovation of affordable multifamily rental apartments and to purchase single-family mortgages for first-time homeowners.

  • February 1, 2010
    Georgia Department of Housing and Community Affairs
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    Georgia Housing and Finance Authority's (GHFA) announced that its single-family mortgage revenue bonds series 2009B and 2009C received Standard & Poor’s Ratings 'AAA' long-term rating. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'AAA' rating on GHFA parity resolution.

  • February 1, 2010
    Delaware State Housing Authority
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    Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi , along with Secretary of the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families (DSCYF) Vivian Rapposelli, today announced that DSHA has been awarded fifty (50) Family Unification Housing Vouchers through the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development’s competitive application process. In addition to helping bring families together, these vouchers can now also be used to provide housing assistance to youth between 18 and 21 years of age who have left foster care and need affordable and decent housing in a safe environment.

  • February 1, 2010
    Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
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    Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Secretary Raymond A. Skinner announced the launch of a special initiative to help veterans purchase previously foreclosed property within designated areas in Prince George's County. The goal is to regenerate the tax base for approximately 50 vacant foreclosed properties in the county.