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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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Key Congressional Committee Rosters

Below are the NCSHA's key congressional committee rosters for the 116th Congress. For specific committee websites, see links below. 

NABL Letter to IRS to Clarify Multifamily Bond Properties May Allow Preferences for Veterans, Other Groups

On December 20, 2018, the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) sent a letter to senior White House, Treasury, and IRS officials asking for guidance clarifying that preferences for special populations, such as veterans, do not violate the public use requirements in regulations governing multifamily Housing Bonds.

Crapo Releases Housing Finance Reform Plan

On February 1, 2019, Senate Banking Committee Chair Mike Crapo (R-ID) released an outline of his housing finance reform plan, which includes a securitization platform operated by Ginnie Mae and would replace the GSEs’ housing goals and duty to serve with a new Market Access Fund. The Market Access Fund, Housing Trust Fund, and Capital Magnet Fund would share the proceeds of a 10-basis point fee on annual loan volume guaranteed by the new system.

House Municipal Finance Caucus Tax-Exempt Bond Support Letter

Representatives C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Steve Stivers (R-OH), the co-chairmen of the bipartisan Municipal Finance Caucus, are circulating a sign-on letter to House members in support of tax-exempt municipal bonds. 

Preservation Spotlight (HFAi19)

Consider opportunities and challenges in affordable housing preservation and analyze the latest tools to address the varied needs of an aging portfolio. Get updates on the RAD expansion to...

Troubleshooting Procurement Particulars (HFAi19)

As HUD continues to explore a procurement process for rebidding the PBCA work, examine how to troubleshoot procurement particulars that may trip up public or quasi-public applicants, including...

HUD Multifamily Program Update (HFAi19)

NCSHA and industry partners discuss the Administration’s affordable rental housing priorities and plans. Explore HUD’s multifamily financing initiatives and program developments. Discuss how...

Making Sense of Certain Change (HFAi19)

The new year brings with it a new Congress, new leadership at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and an Administration gearing up for re-election. Representatives from leading trade and advocacy...

Servicing Essentials: What’s Next for Loan Servicing? (HFAi19)

HFA servicing staff and industry experts examine recent and future developments in loan servicing and what they could mean for HFAs and their affordable homeownership programs. Hear from the...

Homeownership Financing 201: Current Market Trends and New Innovations (HFAi19)

Industry leaders and experts discuss the latest trends in housing bonds and mortgage-backed securities. Learn about new innovations for financing affordable homeownership programs, including how...