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Looking for talking points or FAQs to prepare for a meeting on Capitol Hill? A copy of NCSHA’s annual Factbook? Housing research and analysis? A presentation from a recent conference to share with a colleague? A reference guide for Housing Credit, HOME, MRBs, or Section 8 program administration? You’ve come to the right place: The NCSHA Resource Center is your source for this important information and much more. Refer to the right sidebar to see resource categories or use the search bar to search resources by topic.

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House Municipal Finance Caucus Tax-Exempt Bond Support Letter

Representatives C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Steve Stivers (R-OH), the co-chairmen of the bipartisan Municipal Finance Caucus, are circulating a sign-on letter to House members in support of tax-exempt municipal bonds. 

HOME Allocations by State, 2010-2019

HOME allocations from 2010 to 2019 listed by state.

Opportunity Zone Fund Directory

The Opportunity Zone Fund Directory is a compilation of Opportunity Zone funding opportunities. This resource provides descriptions and contact information for publicly-announced funds that have been...

NCSHA Comments on IRS Housing Credit Compliance Monitoring Regulations

NCSHA sent this letter to the Internal Revenue Service regarding the recently enacted amendments to the Housing Credit compliance monitoring regulations.  The letter urges IRS to rescind the new regulations and work with NCSHA and its members to develop a workable alternative.

ACTION Statement on House Financial Services Infrastructure Hearing

On April 30, the House Financial Services held a hearing titled: "Housing in America: Assessing the Infrastructure Needs of America's Housing Stock." The A Call To Invest in Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) Campaign posted a statement in response to the hearing.

Complaint of Cedar Band v. HUD, Mortgagee Letter 2019-06

The following document is the complaint brought forth to the U.S. District Court of Utah by Cedar Band of Paiutes, Cedar Band Corporation, and CBC Mortgage Agency against the Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding the Federal Housing Administration's recent down payment assistance guidance in Mortgagee Letter 2019-06.

FHA Mortgagee Letter 2019-06

On April 18, 2019, the Federal Housing Administration released Mortgagee Letter 2019-06, Downpayment Assistance and Operating in a Governmental Capacity, which clarifies documentation requirements that FHA-approved Mortgagees must satisfy when originating a mortgage for a Borrower using funds from another person or entity to satisfy a portion or all of the Minimum Required Investment (MRI), including specific documentation that adequately demonstrates the existing requirement that Governmental Entities are operating in their governmental capacity when providing downpayment assistance pursuant to the December 5, 2012 Interpretive Rule.

FHA Mortgagee Letter 2019-07

On April 25, 2019, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) provided an extension of the effective date of  Mortgagee Letter 2019-06, Downpayment Assistance and Operating in a Governmental Capacity. The guidance provided in ML 2019-06 will be effective for case numbers assigned on or after July 23, 2019, rather than the originally published effective date of April 18, 2019.

Court Ruling on Mortgagee Letter 2019-06 Temporary Injunction

The following document is the U.S. District Court of Utah’s ruling on the Cedar Band of Paiutes, Cedar Band Corporation, and CBC Mortgage Agency's complaint to file a temporary restraining order on FHA's Mortgagee Letter 2019-16 guidance.

NCSHA Comments on FHA Mortgagee Letter 2019-16

NCSHA, on behalf of the state Housing Finance Agencies, sent this letter to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regarding the agency's recent issue of Mortgagee Letter 2019-16. The letter requests clarification on FHA's policy regarding documentation requirements that FHA-approved mortgagees must satisfy when originating a mortgage for a borrower using funds from another person or entity to satisfy a portion or all of the "Minimum Required Investment," as defined by FHA.