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Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2021 (S. 1136/H.R. 2573): Cosponsorship List by State

This document tracks the members of Congress who have cosponsored the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2021 to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.

NCSHA Summary of the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021

This summary provides details from the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021 introduced by House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) on July 15, 2021. This bill was also included in Waters’ Housing Is Infrastructure Act, which was also released on July 15. (NCSHA will update this summary as new information becomes available about the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021. Originally published on March 10, 2021. Last updated on July 15, 2021.)

The Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021

On July 15, 2021, House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced this bill which would establish a grant program to fund down payment and closing cost assistance for first-generation home buyers. NCSHA has endorsed this legislation.

American Enterprise Institute Data on FHA Delinquencies for Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas

The American Enterprise Institute analyzes those metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) it deems most at risk from delinquent Federal Housing Administration mortgages. The page also includes a tool...

Senate Dear Colleague Letter on FY 2022 HOME Funding

This letter was sent to Chair Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-ME) of the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies in support of the HOME Investment Partnerships program. Signed by 45 senators, the letter urges the subcommittee to support President Biden’s budget request and provide $1.9 billion for the HOME program in FY 2022.

Members of Congress, HUD Secretary Make the Case for Housing Is Infrastructure in Hearings

The Senate Finance Committee, House Ways and Means Committee, and Senate Banking Committee all held hearings the week of May 17 on investing in the nation’s infrastructure. During the hearings, key...

Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2021: Video Series

In this video series, Ayrianne Parks, Senior Director of Public Policy at Enterprise, and Jennifer Schwartz, Director of Tax and Housing Advocacy at NCSHA, provide an overview of each of the provisions in the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2021 (S. 1136 and H.R. 2573).

NCSHA Infrastructure Priorities Memo

This memorandum outlines NCSHA’s top legislative priorities for 2021 federal infrastructure legislation.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Side-By-Side

This side-by-side compares the first round of funding for the Emergency Rental Assistance program (authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, enacted December 27, 2020) to the second round of funding for the Emergency Rental Assistance program (provided in the American Rescue Plan Act, enacted March 11, 2021).

House Dear-Colleague Letter: HOME Investment Partnerships Program FY 2022

The April 30, 2021, letter below, signed by 74 members of Congress, requests support from the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies to restore the HOME Investment Partnerships program (HOME) to at least $1.9 billion for fiscal year 2022.