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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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ABA Section of Taxation Letter to Senate Finance Committee, House Ways and Means Committee on Tax Reform in Real Estate

ABA Section of Taxation Letter to Senate Finance Committee, House Ways and Means Committee on Tax Reform in Real Estate, Daily Tax Report (BNA)

VAWA Housing Provisions

Title VI of the Act, Safe Homes for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking, amends VAWA with respect to the housing rights of victims and expands the Act’s...

NCSHA Comments to CFPB on Concurrent Rule Exempting HFAS from Ability-to-Repay/QM Rule

On behalf of the state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) it represents, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) January 10 proposed rule amending the Ability-to-Repay standards under the Truth in Lending Act.

Progress and Possibility: Green Building Criteria in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Programs 2012 QAP Analysis

Prepared by the Green Urbanism Program of Global Green USA.

NCSHA Comments to CFPB on Integrated TILA/RESPA Disclosure Forms

On behalf of the state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) it represents, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) July 9 proposed rule integrating the disclosures required under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). 

NYU Housing Credit Policy Brief

What Can We Learn about the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program by Looking at the Tenants?

NCSHA Comments on CFPB Lender Compensation Rule

October 16, 2012 Mr. Richard Cordray, Director C/O Monica Jackson, Office of the Executive Secretary Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1700 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20552 Re:  CFPB-2012-0037 Dear Director Cordray, On behalf of the state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) it represents, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) welcomes the opportunity to

NCSHA Comments to CFPB on RESPA Mortgage Servicing Rule

NCSHA supports CFPB’s efforts to increase consumer protection in the mortgage servicing industry. However, we feel that some of the provisions of the proposed rule will be overly costly to smaller servicers, including government agencies such as HFAs. Consequently, we ask you to eliminate the provision that would require servicers to respond to requests for information or error resolution requests that are received orally, and instead only require servicers to respond to such requests when they are submitted in writing.

NCSHA Comments to CFPB on TILA Mortgage Servicing Rule

NCSHA supports CFPB’s efforts to increase consumers’ access to comprehensive and timely information about their home loans. However, we believe that the Bureau should also avoid imposing requirements that will overly burden small servicers with fewer resources. This includes not only small private servicers, but also instrumentalities of government (IOGs), including HFAs.