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NCSHA COVID-19 Resources and Updates



National Sign-On Letter Supporting NCSHA Recommendations to IRS on Housing Credit COVID-19 Regulatory Relief

This letter, signed by 140 organizations from across the nation, urges IRS to enact Housing Credit COVID-19 regulatory relief requested by NCSHA in its November 16, 2020, letter to the IRS and Treasury.

Opportunity Zones | Articles and Background Materials

Access recent Opportunity Zones articles curated by NCSHA staff. 

Opportunity Zone Fund Directory

The Opportunity Zone Fund Directory is a compilation of publicly-announced funds formed to attract investment in Opportunity Zones (OZs). NCSHA is tracking only multi-project OZ funds. To learn...

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Public and Multifamily Housing Property Inspections

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about HUD’s Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspections for public and multifamily housing properties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NCSHA Letter to IRS, Treasury on Extending and Expanding COVID-19 Housing Credit Relief

On November 16, 2020, NCSHA sent this letter to the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury urging them to extend the temporary Housing Credit relief provided by IRS Notice 2020-53 and to make other necessary program accommodations in light of the continuing disruption the COVID-19 pandemic is having on development and construction activities and the ongoing operation of Housing Credit properties.

NCSHA Updated Budget Chart for Select HUD and USDA Housing Programs

NCSHA's FY2021 Budget Chart for select U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Agriculture housing programs.

IRS Revenue Procedure 2020-49: Telephonic Public Hearings Extension for Tax-Exempt Qualified Private Activity Bonds

IRS Rev. Proc. 2020-49 extends the period during which remote telephonic hearings meet the public approval requirement for tax-exempt qualified private activity bonds from December 31, 2020, to September 30, 2021.

NCSHA’s 2020 Election Analysis

NCSHA offers these analyses of the 2020 election results.

NLIHC Research Note: Emergency Rental Assistance Programs in Response to COVID-19 | October 27, 2020

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released this analysis of more than 440 rental assistance programs created or expanded in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

State HFA Factbook

Each year, NCSHA conducts a comprehensive survey of HFA program activity and compiles it in the State HFA Factbook. This information supports NCSHA's advocacy within Congress, the Administration, and the numerous federal agencies concerned with housing by providing hard evidence of HFA program results and successes. The Factbook also helps HFAs to compare their programs and operations to those of other HFAs and to learn from one another.