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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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National Low Income Housing Coalition | Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing 2021

On July 14, 2021, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released the 2021 edition of its annual report documenting the gap between renters’ incomes and the cost of housing. The report looks at the economic challenges facing low-income renters across the nation, including lagging wages, inconsistent job growth, and the rising cost of living.

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...

Debt in America: An Interactive Map (Urban Institute)

This interactive map developed by the Urban Institute uses data from more than five million consumer records from the three major credit bureaus and the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey to show how individual debt burdens vary by geography and how they differ between white communities and communities of color. Some HFAs have used the dashboard data when drafting their Homeowner Assistance Fund plans.

JCHS State of the Nation’s Housing Report 2021

This report, published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, is an annual assessment of the housing market, demographic trends, and housing challenges faced by households in the United States.

State ERA Program Dashboards

Several states have launched information dashboards to track and communicate Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program progress, including the number of applications received and total funds distributed. See live or regular updates on the State ERA Program Dashboards page.

NCSHA’s Analysis of the Biden Administration’s FY 2022 Budget Request

This resource is NCSHA’s analysis of the Biden Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request. The $6 trillion budget outlines the Biden’s Administration’s fiscal priorities, including for HUD and USDA housing programs.

Biden’s FY 2022 Budget Request

On May 28, 2021, the Biden Administration submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2022. The budget request totals $6 trillion and outlines the Biden’s Administration’s fiscal priorities, including for HUD and USDA housing programs.

Opportunity Zones | Articles and Background Materials

Access recent Opportunity Zones articles curated by NCSHA staff. 

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).

Terner Center Report: The Complexity of Financing Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Housing in the United States

This report by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at U.C. Berkeley examines the complexities associated with using multiple subsidy financing sources in Housing Credit properties and approaches to streamlining the capital stack.  It is part of the Terner Center’s Cost of Building Housing Research Series.