NCSHA COVID-19 Blogs, News, and Resources
The most recent NCSHA blogs, news, resources, statements, and talking points for HFAs are available below. For a curated compilation of COVID-19 information, guidelines, and notices published by state HFAs, the Administration, HUD, and other federal agencies, please visit the COVID-19 Resources and Updates Center.
90 seconds for our closing argument: You can’t afford to miss NCSHA’s first virtual Annual Conference & Showcase next week because it offers more programming than any NCSHA conference...
This week saw new evidence of the intense geographic concentration of disadvantage in the country and the risks it may worsen, especially for people of color, as the recession grinds on. The...
This data from the STOUT Eviction Right to Counsel Resource Center is updated approximately every two weeks.
On October 14, HUD updated for stakeholders of the Office of Multifamily Housing its Questions and Answers related to the coronavirus and COVID-19.
In other news this past week: JPMorgan Chase announced a commitment of $30 billion over five years to “address key drivers of the racial wealth divide, reduce systemic racism against Black...
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about the CDC’s temporary eviction moratorium for qualifying renters, adopted on September 4, 2020, and expiring on December 31, 2020.
Evictions as actual events are lagging indicators of housing hardship, the tragic endgame, more often than not, after a renter’s struggles and sacrifices and, more often than you might think, a...
Mainstream Vouchers – Non-Competitive Opportunity for Additional Vouchers Authorized by the CARES Act, Temporary Waivers and Alternative Requirements, and Modified 2020 Housing Assistance Payment Renewal Calculation
This notice provides information on several policies impacting Mainstream vouchers. The provisions in the notice are being offered to help public housing agencies prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) ACT.
Late yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued a revised version of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, cutting more than $1 trillion from the original version of the legislation the House passed in May. However, it remains to be seen whether renewed conversations among House, Senate, and White House negotiators will result in further coronavirus relief action before the election, as thus far Republicans have resisted spending as much as proposed in the revised bill.
This House bill would provide $2.2 trillion in coronavirus relief. It is a scaled-back version of the $3.4 trillion Health Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency solutions (HEROES) Act the House passed in May.
This report, produced by STOUT, estimates roughly 10 – 14 million renter households — home to 23 – 34 million renters — were behind on their rent by a total of roughly $12 – $17 billion as of September 14, 2020.
This directory shows critical components of state HFA emergency rental and mortgage assistance programs established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The linked presentation provides analysis, early takeaways, and additional resources.