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NCSHA Statement on FHFA’s Announcement Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Will Purchase Loans in Forbearance

NCSHA commends the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac for taking steps this week to provide needed liquidity for home mortgage loans closed before homeowner forbearance...

NCSHA Summary of Coronavirus Relief Legislation

The Senate passed unanimously late March 25 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, after reaching agreement among Democratic, Republican, and White House negotiators. The...

Housing Credit Bill Surpasses Major Milestone with the Majority of House Members Cosponsoring the Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA, H.R. 3077) now has the cosponsorship support of more than half of the House of Representatives, reaching 221 members on March...

On the Passing of DCHFA Executive Director Todd Lee

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Todd A. Lee, Executive Director and CEO of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency and NCSHA Board Director. “Todd was a cherished...

NCSHA Presents Testimony at House Hearing on Resident Health and Safety in HUD Housing

WASHINGTON, DC — Oregon Housing and Community Services Executive Director and NCSHA Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Salazar represented the nation’s state housing finance agencies (HFAs) today at a...

Opportunity Zone Investments Create Affordable Homes, Support Community Revitalization

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) and the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) published three case studies of developments that incorporate Opportunity...

NCSHA Announces Newly-Elected Board Officers and Directors

PHOTO, L to R: Vice Chair Scott Spivey, Immediate Past Chair Grant S. Whitaker, NCSHA Executive Director Stockton Williams, Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Salazar, Chair Tia Boatman Patterson, and...

NCSHA Honors State Housing Finance Agencies for Affordable Housing Solutions

WASHINGTON, DC — On October 21, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) recognized 13 state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) for effective initiatives that address affordable housing...

NCSHA’s Summary of Treasury and HUD Housing Finance Reform Plans

Executive Summary The U.S. Treasury Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) late yesterday sent to President Trump their respective proposals for reforming the housing...

Opportunity Zone Target Investment Surges to Nearly $43 Billion Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC — The amount of capital targeted for investment in designated Opportunity Zones increased dramatically over the past month, according to analysis by the National Council of State...