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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.

DCHFA Closes Fiscal Year 2018 by Funding Affordable New Construction and Preservation Developments in Wards 5 and 6

The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) issued more than $74 million dollars in tax exempt bonds through a public offering to finance the construction and preservation of two affordable housing communities in Washington, D.C.

Florida Housing Partners with Department of Elder Affairs on Reverse Mortgage Assistance for Florida Seniors

Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing), Fannie Mae and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA), are partnering together on the Elderly Mortgage Assistance Program (ELMORE).

LHC Receives National Recognition as a Leader in Homelessness Assistance & Prevention

The Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA) has recognized the LHC for its efforts to house families displaced by the 2016 floods. COSCDA presented LHC representatives with the Sterling Achievement Award during its Annual Meeting last week.

Iowa Finance Authority Announces 2019 Preferred Homeownership Partners

The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) today announced that a total of 30 lenders and Realtors have earned IFA’s 2019 Preferred Partner designation.

WHEDA’s Stuart Kuzik begins new role as Director of Business and Community Engagement

WHEDA has promoted staffer Stuart Kuzik to Director of WHEDA’s Business and Community Engagement Group. Kuzik’s team focuses on growing economic development lending activity as well as promoting financing products and tools to support WHEDA’s multifamily housing financing activity. 

DCHFA Breaks Ground at Cynthia Townhomes

On September 27, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) will celebrate #RootstoRoofs Housing Week by breaking ground at the future site of Cynthia Townhomes.

MassHousing Closes on $24.7 Million in Financing for New, 98-Unit, Mixed-Income Housing Community in Cambridge

MassHousing has closed on $24.7 million in affordable housing financing to the non-profit Homeowners Rehab, Inc. (HRI), for the construction of the 98-unit Concord Highlands apartments in Cambridge. Concord Highlands will be the largest affordable housing community to be built in Cambridge in 40 years.