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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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NCSHA-Commissioned Novogradac Report: Analyzing the Impact of Lowering the 50% Test for 4% Tax-Exempt Bond-Financed Properties

On behalf of NCSHA, Novogradac conducted this report on the results of lowering the 50 percent financed-by threshold for 4 percent Housing Credit properties, analyzing the outcomes related to bond cap and multifamily production levels if the financed-by threshold were to be lowered to 40 percent, 33 percent, or 25 percent. 

How to Use the New State HFA Factbook Data Visualization and Reports Online Platform

NCSHA’s State HFA Factbook is the best source of information on HFAs and their program activity. Users can now access and filter that valuable data online through the HFA Factbook Online: Data...

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.

NCSHA’s State HFA Factbook: Orientation Webinar

NCSHA offered an orientation webinar for the NCSHA’s State HFA Factbook in June 2019. Access the recording. If you would like a personal tour, please contact data@ncsha.org.

HFA Factbook Online: Data Visualization and Reports

NCSHA’s State HFA Factbook is your best source of information on HFAs and their program activity. Now you can access and filter that valuable data online through our new visualization platform to generate graphs, charts, and reports that can inform your work and decision-making.

Breaking Down Income Averaging with NCSHA’s Stockton Williams

In this December 2018 interview with Affordable Housing Finance, NCSHA Executive Director Stockton Williams discusses the Housing Credit income-averaging option and what it means for state Housing Finance Agencies and developers.

Development Costs and Cost Drivers in the Housing Credit Program

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) is the most important public policy that directly supports the development of desperately needed rental apartments lower-income households can...

State Housing Finance Agencies: At the Center of the Affordable Housing System

Ten years after the Great Recession forced the federal government to make major changes to the nation’s housing system, state housing finance agencies have become more important than at any other time in their history to the system’s ability to make affordable housing available in America. This new report explains how.