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Legislation & Legislation Proposals

NCSHA Summary of Homeless Assistance and Supportive Services Program Under HOME

This summary provides the details of the HOME Investment Partnerships Homeless Assistance and Supportive Services program included in the American Rescue Plan Act.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Side-By-Side

This side-by-side compares the first round of funding for the Emergency Rental Assistance program (authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, enacted December 27, 2020) to the second round of funding for the Emergency Rental Assistance program (provided in the American Rescue Plan Act, enacted March 11, 2021).

American Rescue Plan Provisions Pertaining to the Homeowner Assistance Fund

This document contains the legislative language in the American Rescue Plan Act, enacted on March 11, 2021, that authorizes the Homeowner Assistance Fund.

NCSHA Summary of Homeowner Assistance Fund

This summary provides the details of the Homeowner Assistance Fund included in the American Rescue Plan Act, enacted on March 11, 2021. 

NCSHA Summary of the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021

This summary provides the details of the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021 released by the House Financial Services Committee.

House Financial Services 2021 COVID-19 Relief Draft Bill

This draft legislation, which the House Financial Services Committee will mark up on February 10, includes the housing provisions expected to be included in the 2021 COVID-19 relief legislation.

Homeowner Assistance Fund (S.254)

This legislation, introduced by Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) with lead cosponsors Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), would authorize a $75 billion Homeowner Assistance Fund at the Department of the Treasury, which would be administered at the state level to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure and utility shut-offs. 

American Rescue Plan

This document outlines President-Elect Biden’s proposal for a comprehensive COVID-19 relief platform, including housing aid.

NCSHA Summary of Emergency Rental Assistance

This summary provides the details of the emergency rental assistance program authorized under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.