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NCSHA COVID-19 Resources and Updates

Analysis of Current and Expected Rental Shortfall and Potential Eviction Filings in the U.S.

This report, produced by Stout, Risius Ross LLC, estimates roughly 10 – 14 million renter households — home to 23 – 34 million renters — were behind on their rent by a total of roughly $12...

State HFA Emergency Housing Assistance Programs

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.

FHFA Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2021–2024

The ​Federal Housing Finance Agency released its proposed Strategic Plan for 2021–2024 for public comment due by October 5, 2020. This draft document reflects the agency's priorities as the regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System and as regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Housing/COVID-19 Homeowner Assistance Fund Act of 2020: Cosponsorship List by State

This document tracks the members of Congress who have cosponsored the Housing Assistance Fund (S. 3620) and the Homeowner Assistance Fund (H.R. 6729).

Freddie Mac and National Housing Trust ǀ Spotlight on Underserved Markets: Opportunity Incentives in LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plans

This report by Freddie Mac Multifamily and the National Housing Trust reviews definitions of opportunity and methods used to promote opportunity housing in Housing Credit Qualified Allocation Plans across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to explaining opportunity policies and processes for developing them, the report examines the impact of these policies on the developer community.

Opportunity Zones | Articles and Background Materials

Access recent Opportunity Zones articles curated by NCSHA staff. 

2020 Disasters Tax Relief Act

This bill, introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), would provide tax relief to individuals and businesses in areas for which a major disaster is declared under the Stafford Act between January 1, 2020, and 60 days after the bill's enactment. The bill includes supplemental disaster Housing Credits for states experiencing a major disaster. 

CPD Memo: Suspension and Waiver of the HOME Program Consortium Qualification Deadline in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Office of Community Planning and Development within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued this memorandum suspending the HOME Program’s statutory deadline and waiving the HOME regulatory deadline for qualification or requalification of urban counties and consortia to provide HOME Participating Jurisdictions additional time to complete these processes due to the unanticipated circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. HUD has extended the deadline from September 30, 2020, to November 30, 2020.

Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act: Cosponsorship List by State

This document tracks the members of Congress who have cosponsored the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act (S. 3685/H.R. 6820).

CARES Act Program Instructions for Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing, Congregate Housing Services Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued this set of program instructions for the $10 million in CARES Act funding allocated for the Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing program and Congregate Housing Services Program.