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Vermont Housing Finance Agency Wins National Award for Using State Housing Tax Credits to Help Home Buyers

This week Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) received national recognition for pioneering the use of state housing tax credits to provide down payment assistance to low- and moderate-income Vermonters.

NJHMFA Celebrates Groundbreaking of Affordable Apartments for Families, Special Needs Residents

A 72-unit affordable apartment rental complex, which will include 18 units for residents with special needs, broke ground Wednesday at a ceremony attended by NJHMFA executive staff, local officials, and representatives of developer Project Freedom.

NJHMFA Marks Grand Opening of Affordable Rental Community for Family, Seniors in Monmouth County Financed With Sandy Recovery Funding

State and local officials, and representatives of RPM Development Group celebrated the grand opening Wednesday of a 145-unit affordable rental development with both family and senior apartments on a long-vacant former industrial site.

CHFA Hires Southern Colorado Community Relationship Manager

CHFA has selected Caroline Trani to serve as its Southern Colorado Community Relationship Manager. Trani actively engages with key housing and economic development stakeholders, community members, customers, and local government in Southern Colorado to assess local needs and market CHFA programs.

Governor Wolf Announces Projects to Receive $2.8 Million for Community Revitalization

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the seven projects to be awarded $2.8 million for the construction or rehabilitation of mixed-used developments. The funding was raised through the sale of tax credits under the Mixed-Use Development Tax Credit Program, the proceeds of which are being used to fund the work of the Community Revitalization Fund Program.

Digital Mortgage Tool Matches Alaskans with Homegrown Home Loans

Searching for the right home loan for what may be the biggest single purchase an Alaskan makes can feel intimidating and downright other-worldly. An online mortgage tool created by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Loan Wizard was released this fall to help Alaskans identify the right financing for their future home.

PAHousingSearch.com is Relaunched with New Look and Enhancements

On behalf of its partners, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announces today’s relaunch of PAHousingSearch.com after some extensive retooling of the site’s appearance and capabilities.

Friend of Housing Awards Honor State’s Housing Champions

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has honored seven of Washington’s most dedicated affordable housing advocates as 2018 “Friends of Housing.”

Iowa Finance Authority Awards more than $3.9 Million for Homelessness Assistance Initiatives

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors recently approved more than $3.9 million in grants to assist 50 agencies with homelessness assistance initiatives during the 2019 calendar year.

Maura Collins Named as VHFA’s Next Executive Director

The Board of Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) announced today the selection of Maura Collins of Essex Junction for the position of Executive Director.