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NCSHA Summary of the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021

This summary provides details from the discussion draft of the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021 released by the House Financial Services Committee.   NCSHA updates this summary as new information becomes available about the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021.  Originally published on March 10, 2021. Last updated on April 14, 2021.

Opportunity Zone Fund Directory

The Opportunity Zone Fund Directory is a compilation of publicly-announced funds formed to attract investment in Opportunity Zones (OZs). NCSHA is tracking only multi-project OZ funds. To learn...

Featured ERA Program: Rental Assistance for Mississippians Program

If you are a Mississippi renter who has not been able to make rent payments due to COVID-19, you may qualify for the Rental Assistance for Mississippians Program (RAMP). RAMP can provide up to 15 months of rental and utility assistance to eligible renters. The funds will be paid directly to the landlord and service providers on behalf of tenants.

Housing Trust Fund 2021 Formula Allocations

This document provides the amount of Housing Trust Fund dollars each state receives in FY 2021.

CDC Eviction Moratorium Order Questions and Answers for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders

This document from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides questions and answers for stakeholders of the Office of Multifamily Housing related to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention order to temporarily halt residential evictions, including its extension until June 30, 2021.

IRS Revenue Procedure 2021-19

Revenue Procedure 2021-19 provides guidance with respect to the United States and area median gross income figures for use by issuers of qualified mortgage bonds under § 143(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and issuers of mortgage credit certificates under § 25(c) (collectively, “issuers”) in computing the income requirements under § 143(f).

Featured ERA Program: Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance

The Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) program provides rent, utility, and internet assistance to households experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID pandemic. Landlords and tenants apply via a joint online process. If the application is approved, the landlord or service provider receives funds directly from KERA and applies KERA funds to the applicant’s account. Approved applicants are eligible for up to 12 months of assistance.

Coronavirus Questions and Answers for HUD Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders

On April 2, the Office of Multifamily Housing published these updated Questions and Answers related to COVID-19.

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.

MBA Webinar: Renter Counseling to Mitigate Evictions and Reduce Operational Costs

MBA’s CONVERGENCE and NCSHA partnered to offer this webinar exploring tools that can help mitigate evictions, focusing on the benefits of renter counseling to both tenants and landlords and the role state Housing Finance Agencies can plan in developing a renter counseling curriculum and convening partners to help tenants become successful renters.