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Fact Sheets and FAQs

NCSHA Updated Budget Chart for Select HUD and USDA Housing Programs

NCSHA's FY2021 Budget Chart for select U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Agriculture housing programs.

Housing Credit Average Income Test Frequently Asked Questions

Twenty Frequently Asked Questions about Housing Credit Income Averaging. (Updated April 6, 2018)

Mortgage Credit Certificate Program Q&A

What is the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program? The MCC program is a home buyer assistance program designed to help lower‐income families afford home ownership. The program allows home buyers to claim a dollar‐for‐dollar tax credit for a portion of mortgage interest paid per year, up to $2,000. The remaining mortgage interest paid may still be calculated as an itemized deduction.

Housing Trust Fund FAQ

What is the Housing Trust Fund? | Whom does HTF serve? | How does HTF work? | Who administers HTF? | How is money allocated to the Housing Trust Fund? | What should Congress do to improve HTF?

HOME Investment Partnerships Program FAQ

The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides grants to state and local governments to produce affordable housing for low‐income families. States and localities target flexible HOME funds to the particular needs of their communities.

NCSHA Budget Chart for Select HUD and USDA Programs 

Provides program funding levels for select HUD and USDA programs.