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Looking for talking points or FAQs to prepare for a meeting on Capitol Hill? A copy of NCSHA’s annual Factbook? Housing research and analysis? A presentation from a recent conference to share with a colleague? A reference guide for Housing Credit, HOME, MRBs, or Section 8 program administration? You’ve come to the right place: The NCSHA Resource Center is your source for this important information and much more. Refer to the right sidebar to see resource categories or use the search bar to search resources by topic.

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NCSHA Statement on Section 238 Language for FY 2020 Appropriations

Below is a statement from NCSHA strongly urging Congress to amend Section 238 of the House-passed FY 2020 HUD Appropriations bill, intended to respond to discrete issues related to public housing contracts, before enacting final FY 2020 HUD spending legislation.

ACTION 116th AHCIA Video Series

The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019 (AHCIA) would make significant strides toward addressing our nation’s severe shortage of affordable housing by expanding and strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, our nation’s most successful tool for encouraging private investment in the production and preservation of affordable rental housing. The ACTION video series provides an overview of each AHCIA provision.

SEC and NASAA Staff Statement on Opportunity Zones

This document is the Staff Statement on Opportunity Zones: Federal and State Securities Law Considerations from the staffs of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the North American Securities Administrators Association, in which they provide a summary of the Opportunity Zone program that briefly discusses the program and describes the compliance implications for Opportunity Funds under federal and state securities laws.

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...

NCSHA’s State HFA Factbook: Orientation Webinar

NCSHA offered an orientation webinar for the NCSHA’s State HFA Factbook in June 2019. Access the recording. If you would like a personal tour, please contact data@ncsha.org.

NCSHA Comment Letter on HUD Mixed-Status Proposed Rule

NCSHA sent this letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding its proposed rule on the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status.

NCSHA Comment Letter to IRS on Second Round of Proposed Regulations Implementing Opportunity Zone Tax Incentive

On July 1, 2019, NCSHA submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service regarding the second tranche of IRS regulations related to implementation of the Opportunity Zone tax incentive.

Background on the Qualified Contract Problem and Solution

This letter, signed by NCSHA and ten other affordable housing practitioners and advocates, focuses on the importance of qualified contracts of Housing Credit properties in an effort to prevent the loss of affordable housing.

NCSHA Letter to Chairman Neal on Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019

On June 20, NCSHA sent a letter to House Ways and Mean Committee Chairman Richard Neal regarding H.R. 3301, Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, which provides additional resources to help California communities rebuild affordable housing destroyed by recent wildfires through additional Low Income Housing Tax Credits (Housing Credits).

NCSHA Letter on HUD Opportunity Zones Incentives

On June 17, NCSHA submitted recommendations to HUD Secretary Ben Carson for how HUD can use its existing authorities to promote public and private investments in affordable housing and community development activities in Opportunity Zones (OZ) and other economically distressed areas.