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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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QM Coalition Letter to CFPB on Qualified Mortgage Definition DTI Limit

This letter, signed by 23 industry stakeholders, was sent to CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger in response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Qualified Mortgage Definition under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z).

Community Reinvestment Act Coalition Letter

This letter is signed by members of the Community Reinvestment Act Coalition, sent to Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors; Joseph Otting, Comptroller of the Currency; and Jelena McWilliams, Chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act Center

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The Ivory Prize: The Importance of Innovation to Improve Housing Affordability Paper

This document highlights the research efforts of various housing organizations to demonstrate the importance of innovation to improve housing affordability.

Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (S.1703 and H.R. 3077) Cosponsorship List by State

This document tracks the members of Congress who have cosponsored the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (S. 1703/H.R. 3077) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.

NCSHA Summary of Treasury and HUD Housing Finance Reform Plans

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

HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard

On August 16, HUD released a proposed revision of its Disparate Impact Rule, which implements HUD’s interpretation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects Standard, to better reflect the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc (Texas DHCA v. ICP).

NCSHA Statement on Section 238 Language for FY 2020 Appropriations

Below is a statement from NCSHA strongly urging Congress to amend Section 238 of the House-passed FY 2020 HUD Appropriations bill, intended to respond to discrete issues related to public housing contracts, before enacting final FY 2020 HUD spending legislation.

ACTION 116th AHCIA Video Series

The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019 (AHCIA) would make significant strides toward addressing our nation’s severe shortage of affordable housing by expanding and strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, our nation’s most successful tool for encouraging private investment in the production and preservation of affordable rental housing. The ACTION video series provides an overview of each AHCIA provision.

SEC and NASAA Staff Statement on Opportunity Zones

This document is the Staff Statement on Opportunity Zones: Federal and State Securities Law Considerations from the staffs of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the North American Securities Administrators Association, in which they provide a summary of the Opportunity Zone program that briefly discusses the program and describes the compliance implications for Opportunity Funds under federal and state securities laws.