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Complaint of Cedar Band v. HUD, Mortgagee Letter 2019-06

The following document is the complaint brought forth to the U.S. District Court of Utah by Cedar Band of Paiutes, Cedar Band Corporation, and CBC Mortgage Agency against the Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding the Federal Housing Administration's recent down payment assistance guidance in Mortgagee Letter 2019-06.

FHA Mortgagee Letter 2019-06

On April 18, 2019, the Federal Housing Administration released Mortgagee Letter 2019-06, Downpayment Assistance and Operating in a Governmental Capacity, which clarifies documentation requirements that FHA-approved Mortgagees must satisfy when originating a mortgage for a Borrower using funds from another person or entity to satisfy a portion or all of the Minimum Required Investment (MRI), including specific documentation that adequately demonstrates the existing requirement that Governmental Entities are operating in their governmental capacity when providing downpayment assistance pursuant to the December 5, 2012 Interpretive Rule.

FHA Mortgagee Letter 2019-07

On April 25, 2019, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) provided an extension of the effective date of  Mortgagee Letter 2019-06, Downpayment Assistance and Operating in a Governmental Capacity. The guidance provided in ML 2019-06 will be effective for case numbers assigned on or after July 23, 2019, rather than the originally published effective date of April 18, 2019.

Court Ruling on Mortgagee Letter 2019-06 Temporary Injunction

The following document is the U.S. District Court of Utah’s ruling on the Cedar Band of Paiutes, Cedar Band Corporation, and CBC Mortgage Agency's complaint to file a temporary restraining order on FHA's Mortgagee Letter 2019-16 guidance.

IRS Second Quarter Update of 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan

On April 5, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued their second quarter update to the 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan (PGP) which sets forth guidance priorities for the Treasury and the IRS based on public input and deregulatory policies.

IRS Publishes Revenue Procedure 2019-17 Regarding General Public Use Requirements for Multifamily Housing Bonds

On April 3, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2019-17, which provides guidance regarding the general public use requirements for qualified residential rental projects financed with tax-exempt bonds.

IRS Publishes Resident Population Figures to Calculate 2019 Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Private Activity Bonds

On March 18, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2019-19, which provides the population figures to use for calculating states' 2019 calendar-year volume limits for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) and Private Activity Bonds (PABs). The Housing Credit figure for each state is the greater of the population multiplied by $2.75625 or $3,166,875. The PAB cap is the greater of the population multiplied by $105 or $316,745,000.

IRS Publishes Final Housing Credit Utility Allowance Submetering Rule

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final regulations amending the Housing Credit utility allowance rules to make permanent the previously existing submetering rules, which had been in place on a temporary basis since March of 2016.

IRS Publishes Amendments to the Low Income Housing Credit Compliance Monitoring Regulations

The Internal Revenue Service published in the Federal Register final regulations that amend the compliance monitoring regulations for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit under section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code.

HUD Office of Multifamily Housing Programs Mortgagee Letter

HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs published a Housing Notice and related Mortgagee Letter today that expand the use of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) pilot program into New Construction and Substantial Rehabilitation loan products under Sections 221(d)(4) and 220.