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Federal Regulations & Notices

CDBG-DR FY 2017 Allocation Notice

Allocates $7.39 billion in Community Development Block Grant disaster recovery (CDBG-DR) funds appropriated by the Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017.

IRS Rev. Proc. 2018-16, Guidance on Designating Census Tracts as Qualified Opportunity Zones

Provides guidance to state governors on how to designate Census tracts as qualified Opportunity Zones.

RIN 2590-AA81: 2018-2020 Enterprise Housing Goals

Establishes the affordable housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for calendar years 2018 through 2020.

FHFA Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2018 – 2022

Outlines FHFA’s goals and priorities for overseeing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBs) for 2018-2022.

Federal Housing Finance Agency 2018 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Common Securitization Solutions

Outlines the steps FHFA expects Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Common Securitization Solutions to undertake next year to fulfill FHFA’s Strategic Plan for Enterprise Conservatorship, which was finalized in 2014.

HOTMA Implementation Guidance

Codifies VAWA core protections across covered HUD programs to ensure individuals are not denied assistance, evicted, or have their assistance terminated because of their status as victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking, or for being affiliated with a victim.

IRS Rev. Proc. 2017-58, 2018 Housing Credit and Bond Volume Cap Notice (Updated by Rev. Proc. 2018-18)

Sets 2018 Housing Credit and Bond Volume Caps. This Rev. Proc. Is superseded by Rev. Proc. 2018-18.

HUD Interim Guidance on How States Should Comply with AFFH

Provides interim guidance on how states should comply with the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule until HUD finalizes the state Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Tool.

IRS Rev. Proc. 2016-55 State LIHTC and PAB Caps

For calendar year 2017, the amount used under § 42(h)(3)(C)(ii) to calculate the State housing credit ceiling for the low-income housing credit is the greater of (1) $2.35 multiplied by the State population, or (2) $2,710,000.