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Statement from NCSHA Executive Director Stockton Williams on the Hardest Hit Fund Program

WASHINGTON, DC — The Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) program was established in the wake of the Great Recession to assist struggling homeowners and communities in states disproportionately impacted by...

A Message from Executive Director Stockton Williams

NCSHA welcomed Stockton Williams on board as the organization’s new Executive Director, following his appointment by the Board of Directors. Here, Stockton recorded the following message for NCSHA’s members

Stockton Williams Appointed NCSHA Executive Director

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) Board of Directors announced today that housing and economic development expert Stockton Williams has been appointed Executive Director, effective April 2. 

NCSHA Statement on the Administration’s FY 2019 Budget

The Administration’s FY 2019 Budget proposes eliminating HOME, the Housing Trust Fund, CDBG, and other effective housing programs, and drastically reduces federal rental assistance on which so many people rely.

Statement From NCSHA Interim Executive Director Garth Rieman Following the State of the Union Address

We agree America is a nation of builders. The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) asks Congress and the Administration to enact infrastructure legislation that supports the builders who produce desperately needed affordable homes for families ready to build their lives on the foundation a decent, affordable home provides.

NCSHA Releases Updated Recommended Practices for Housing Credit Program Administration

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) has published updated recommended practices for state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) administration of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) program.

NCSHA Names Rieman as Interim Executive Director

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) Board of Directors has named Garth Rieman interim executive director of the association, effective January 1, 2018.

Congress Must Restore Tax-Exempt Private Activity Housing Bonds in H.R. 1

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) urges the House Committee on Ways and Means to amend the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, H.R. 1, to preserve tax-exempt...

NCSHA Announces New Board of Directors

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) held its 2017 Board election on October 15 in Denver during the association's 47th Annual Conference and Showplace.

National Awards Recognize Outstanding State Housing Finance Agency Programs

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) recognized 18 state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) programs for innovation and excellence on October 16 during the association's Annual Conference and Showplace in Denver.