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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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Opportunity Zone Fund Directory

The Opportunity Zone Fund Directory is a compilation of Opportunity Zone funding opportunities. This resource provides descriptions and contact information for publicly-announced funds that have been...

Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies | Improving America’s Housing 2019

In its March 12 report, “Improving America’s Housing 2019,” Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) found that, with new construction recovering slowly from historic lows, almost 80 percent of the nation’s 137 million homes are now at least 20 years old and 40 percent are at least 50 years old.

National Low Income Housing Coalition | The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes 2019

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) reports a shortage of seven million available and affordable rental homes for America’s extremely low-income (ELI) renters in its annual report, “The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes 2019,” released on March 14.

CBRE | A Case for Workforce Housing, a Market Perspective

CBRE published The Case for Workforce Housing, A Market Perspective, a report that predicts workforce housing will outperform the rest of the multifamily housing market in 2019.

Opportunity Zones | Articles and Background Materials

Access recent Opportunity Zones articles curated by NCSHA staff. 

Freddie Mac | Opportunity Incentives in LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plans

Freddie Mac released this white paper,”Opportunity Incentives in LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plans,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.

Freddie Mac | Mixed-Income Housing in Areas of Concentrated Poverty

Freddie Mac released this white paper,”Mixed-Income Housing in Areas of Concentrated Poverty,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.

Freddie Mac | Affordable Housing in High Opportunity Areas

Freddie Mac released this white paper,” Affordable Housing in High Opportunity Areas,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.

Freddie Mac | LIHTC in Indian Areas

Freddie Mac released this white paper,”LIHTC in Indian Areas,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.

Freddie Mac | LIHTC in Middle Appalachia

Freddie Mac released this white paper,”LIHTC in Middle Appalachia,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.