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2019-2020 Treasury and IRS Priority Guidance Plan

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service issued their 2019-2020 Priority Guidance Plan (PGP), which identifies guidance projects Treasury and IRS intend actively work on between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020.

Implementation Plan for The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council

This document contains the implementation report to the President in accordance with Executive Order “Establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council.”

IRS Guidance on Low Income Housing Credit Disaster Relief for California

On September 17, 2019, the IRS released guidance for additional Low Income Housing Credit disaster relief for the State of California.

HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard

On August 16, HUD released a proposed revision of its Disparate Impact Rule, which implements HUD’s interpretation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects Standard, to better reflect the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc (Texas DHCA v. ICP).

HUD Letter on DACA FHA Mortgage Eligibility

This is a letter from HUD Assistant Secretary fro Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs Len Wolfson to Representative Peter Aguilar (D-CA) pertaining to the eligibility of individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status to obtain mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

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 downpayment 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, 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 court ruling on Cedar Band of Paiutes; Cedar Band Corporatoin and CBC Mortgage Agency's case against FHA to file a temporary restraining order (TRO) on FHA's Mortgagee Letter 2019-16 guidance.

Memo on FY18 Shutdown Multifamily Production and Asset Management

On January 4, Lamar Seats, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Multifamily Housing Programs for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, published a memo regarding FHA Multifamily Lenders regarding the impacts of the government shutdown on Multifamily FHA mortgage insurance applications and other production activities.