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NCSHA COVID-19 Resources and Updates



Mayors’ Letter to Congress Urging Enactment of Housing Credit Provisions in the Next Coronavirus Relief Legislation

On June 1, 2020, 67 mayors sent this letter to congressional leadership urging them to enact a minimum 4 percent Housing Credit rate and lower the 50 percent test in the next coronavirus relief legislation. The ACTION Campaign, co-chaired by NCSHA and Enterprise Community Partners, coordinated the letter.

Housing/Homeowner Assistance Fund: 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).

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).

State Housing Finance Agency COVID-19 Notices and Statements

Statements, notices, and websites issued by state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) regarding policies and processes developed in response to the COVID-19 situation, including compliance guidance, inspection processes, and notices of closures.

Matrix of State HFA Emergency Rental Assistance Programs

This matrix shows critical components of state HFA emergency rental assistance programs established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Questions and Answers for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders

On May 21, HUD updated its Questions and Answers for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders on addressing concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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...

FHFA Summary of Draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Relating to Enterprise Capital Standards

When FHFA released the draft of its lengthy notice of proposed rulemaking for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac capital requirements, it also provided this Fact Sheet summary document.

FHFA Announcement of Refinance and Home Purchase Eligibility for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Borrowers

As part of its response to the coronavirus national emergency, FHFA announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mae will, temporarily, purchase loans originated to borrowers in forbearance, and that enhanced due diligence will be required to do so.

Why Congress Should Enact the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act

This document provides talking points HFAs and their partners can use to advocate for the enactment of the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act.