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Opportunity Zone Fund Directory

The Opportunity Zone Fund Directory is a compilation of Opportunity Zone funding opportunities. This resource provides descriptions and contact information for publicly-announced funds that have been...

Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies | Improving America’s Housing 2019

In its March 12 report, “Improving America’s Housing 2019,” Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) found that, with new construction recovering slowly from historic lows, almost 80 percent of the nation’s 137 million homes are now at least 20 years old and 40 percent are at least 50 years old.

State Income Averaging Policies

The link below reflects income averaging policies state allocating agencies have shared with NCSHA as of December 5, 2018. There may be additional states that have published policies since that date...

CBRE | A Case for Workforce Housing, a Market Perspective

CBRE published The Case for Workforce Housing, A Market Perspective, a report that predicts workforce housing will outperform the rest of the multifamily housing market in 2019.

NCSHA and IRS Webinar on Form Submission

NCSHA and IRS Webinar on forms submission process for IRS Forms 8909, 8610, 9610 Schedule A, and 8823.

Opportunity Zones | Articles and Background Materials

Access recent Opportunity Zones articles curated by NCSHA staff. 

Freddie Mac | Opportunity Incentives in LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plans

Freddie Mac released this white paper,”Opportunity Incentives in LIHTC Qualified Allocation Plans,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.

Freddie Mac | Mixed-Income Housing in Areas of Concentrated Poverty

Freddie Mac released this white paper,”Mixed-Income Housing in Areas of Concentrated Poverty,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.

Freddie Mac | Affordable Housing in High Opportunity Areas

Freddie Mac released this white paper,” Affordable Housing in High Opportunity Areas,” as a part of an eight-part series highlighting use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in underserved markets. The series is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty-to-Serve plan to expand rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets.