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NCSHA COVID-19 Resources and Updates

Joint Industry Group Statement on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Adverse Market Fee

On August 13, 2020, NCSHA joined a broad coalition of organizations representing the housing and financial services industries as well as public interest groups in issuing this statement on the GSEs′ new adverse market fee on refinancings.

Opportunity Zones | Articles and Background Materials

Access recent Opportunity Zones articles curated by NCSHA staff. 

HUD Guidance on CDBG Coronavirus Response Grants and FY 2019 and FY 2020 CDBG and Other Formula Programs Related to the CARES Act

This notice describes the program rules, statutory and regulatory waivers, and alternative requirements applicable to supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds made available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic and to annual formula CDBG grants awarded in FY 2019 and FY 2020.

Matrix of State HFA Emergency Rental and Housing Assistance Programs

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

NCSHA Joins Coalition in Letter to FHA Commissioner on FHA Single-Family Borrower Guidelines

This letter, signed by a 19-member coalition that included NCSHA, urges  FHA Commissioner Dana Wade to revise the FHA single-family guidelines with those of other federal agencies to allow for the use of the actual monthly student loan payment amount in the DTI calculation or reduce FHA’s 1% requirement to 0.5%.

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).

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).

Proposed Rule on Making Admission or Placement Determinations Based on Sex in Facilities Under CPD Housing Programs

This proposed rule would modify the 2016 Equal Access Rule to allow single-sex or sex-specific facilities, such as shelters, to determine whether the sex of an individual seeking housing is consistent with the sex the facility is intended to serve.

Bipartisan House Sign-On Letter Supporting Housing Credit Provisions in Coronavirus Relief Legislation

This letter, signed by 103 members of the House of Representatives from both parties, urges House leadership to prioritize an increase in the Housing Credit volume cap, establishment of a minimum 4 percent rate for bond-financed Housing Credit developments, basis boosts for certain properties, and lowering the “50 percent Test” threshold for triggering Housing Credit equity in bond-financed properties.

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).