Access the latest Washington Report: Read More
HFA News

HFA News

Florida Housing Provides $5 Million in Housing Disaster Funds for Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Michael

The Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is releasing $5 million in disaster funds to counties in the Panhandle that were ravaged by Hurricane Michael. After completing the evaluation process regarding the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) program disaster funds, Florida Housing is allocating the funding to nine impacted counties.

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Maryland Opportunity Zone Expansion

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of initiatives and legislation to further expand the thriving Maryland Opportunity Zone program. A total of $56.5 million will be dedicated to attracting new businesses and development and continuing to invest in Maryland's workforce. The governor made the announcement at Walbrook Mill - a 41,000 square-foot active construction site located in a designated Opportunity Zone in Baltimore City, and future home of 140 apartments and townhomes, retail and commercial space, warehouse, and light industrial usage on North Avenue.

Statewide Homeless Count to be Conducted in January

On Jan. 22, 2019, South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (SDHHC), an affiliate of South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), will conduct its annual statewide Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless count. The Point-In-Time homeless count is a critical source of annual data on homeless persons and families, providing characteristics of people who are experiencing homelessness. Data from the annual PIT homeless count is used to measure homelessness on local, state, and national levels.

Florida Housing Approves Millions in Financing for Construction of Workforce Housing in Monroe County

The Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) Board of Directors approved the awarding of financing for the construction of two workforce housing developments in Monroe County during the board meeting held  in December. Florida Housing issued invitations to credit underwriting last week to the approved applicants. 

Additional Funding Available for the Development of Affordable Housing

South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) announces approximately $3.6 million available for the February application cycle. Funding consists of the HOME Investment Partnerships, Housing Trust Fund, and Neighborhood Stabilization programs. Funding can be utilized to assist communities in addressing their local housing needs. 

Like It Forward: CHFA Donates $2,650 to Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) was pleased to donate $2,650 to Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides food to over 270 partner hunger-relief agencies across 31 counties in southern Colorado. The donation was the result of a three-week long social media campaign CHFA promoted called “Like It Forward.”

NJHMFA Celebrates Grand Opening of Rehabilitated Affordable Apartments for Families in Essex County

New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) executive staff joined local officials and developer CB Cubed, LLC today to mark the completion of a major renovation of the Berkeley Terrace Apartments, a 152-unit affordable rental complex for families. The complex, located on Berkeley Terrace and Grove Street in Irvington, consists of one- to three-bedroom units in two-story, brick buildings.

Florida Housing Board Approves $30 Million for Hurricane Michael Impacted Counties

Florida Housing Board of Directors unanimously approved during today’s board meeting $30 million in HOME funds targeted towards counties most impacted by Hurricane Michael.  Florida Housing staff is now authorized to proceed with the development of a RFA for HOME Program financing and authorize the Executive Director to establish a review committee for the RFA to make recommendations for award to the board in May 2019.

FHLBank Pittsburgh and PHFA Announce Home4Good Funding Awards

FHLBank Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) announced today the 2018 Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness.  This year, FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $3 million toward the effort, and PHFA provided $1.5 million, for a total contribution of $4.5 million.

NJHMFA Celebrates Grand Opening of Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Apartments in Monmouth County Financed by Sandy Recovery Funding

Cove on the Bay, a new mixed-income apartment and retail complex built on a vacant waterfront lot celebrated its grand opening today joined by New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) Executive Director Charles A. Richman, local officials and representatives of RPM Development Group.