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R.E. Management President Victoria Parmentier Joins WHEDA Board

Victoria Parmentier has been appointed to serve as a member of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Board of Directors. Principles of R.E. Management have been used to manage four housing complexes in Green Bay since they were developed in 1980 and 1981, all serving seniors, persons with disabilities and families with dependent children.

California Housing Finance Agency Announces Accessory Dwelling Unit Financing Pilot Program

The California Housing Finance Agency is partnering with the non-profit Self-Help Enterprises to help alleviate the housing crisis by providing financing for Accessory Dwelling Units in the City of Clovis. Self-Help Enterprises, a community development organization based in the San Joaquin Valley, will use $2.5 million in funding from the California Housing Finance Agency to act as the construction lender for Clovis' Cottage Home Program.

NJHMFA Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Affordable Apartments for Families in Ocean Township Built With Sandy Recovery Funding

A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of 48 new affordable apartments for families today joined by New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) executive staff, local officials, and representatives of co-developers, The Alpert Group and the Affordable Housing Alliance. Cindy Lane Apartments includes two three-story buildings with one- to three-bedroom apartments, and residents began moving into their new homes in February.

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Announces Fiscal Year 2020 Application Round for State Revitalization Programs

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is announcing the FY20 application round for six State Revitalization Programs - Project C.O.R.E, Community Legacy, Strategic Demolition Fund - Statewide (all non-Baltimore City), National Capital Strategic Economic Development Fund, Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative and SEED: Community Development Anchor Institution Program.

WHEDA Issues $165 Million in Single Family Bonding

The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) has issued $165 million of Home Ownership Revenue Bonds that will be used to fund WHEDA first-time home buyer mortgages. Proceeds are expected to be spent before June 30, 2019, during the heart of the annual spring home buying season. Millennials seeking to buy homes stand to benefit greatly from the Home Ownership Revenue Bonds.

WHEDA Wins Community First Award from Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA has received a 2019 Community First Award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBank Chicago) for its financing of the Five Phases of King Drive Commons in Milwaukee. The annual awards recognize FHLBank Chicago member institutions (i.e. WHEDA) and local partners for their work in building and strengthening communities.

DCHFA’s Risk Share Program Finances the Preservation and Construction of Affordable Apartments in Petworth

“As the Petworth neighborhood continues to experience renewed interests from residents that desire to live there as well as new businesses, providing financing for the rehabilitation and construction of new units at Petworth Station helps to ensure that residents at a range of income levels remain in the neighborhood while living in modern yet affordable rental housing,” stated Todd A. Lee, Executive Director and CEO, DCHFA.  

Thomas Bryan Selected as CHFA’s Chief Financial Officer

CHFA is pleased to announce Thomas Bryan has been selected to serve as CHFA’s Chief Financial Officer effective May 6, 2019. Bryan has served as CHFA’s controller/director of accounting since 2014. “I am extremely honored to serve as CHFA’s next CFO. Nothing brings me more satisfaction than helping CHFA achieve its mission and vision, and I look forward to continuing CHFA’s work on addressing the issues of housing affordability and economic development across Colorado."

WHEDA Awards $32 Million statewide in Federal and State Housing Tax Credits

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers today announced the award of $24,760,812 in Federal Housing Tax Credits and $7,369,167 in State Housing Tax Credits to fund housing developments across Wisconsin. The tax credits, which are distributed by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), will move forward 35 developments that will create 2,308 units of rental housing.

PHFA Recognizes its Top Lending Partners

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency recently honored its top lending partners for 2018 during its annual homeownership awards event at its headquarters. Homebuyers across Pennsylvania work with these lending partners for the application, processing, and closing of affordable PHFA home loans. Pennsylvania Executive Deputy Secretary of Banking and Securities Brian LaForme was a special guest and helped honor the top lenders.