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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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Housing Industry Sign-on Letter to Congress on HR 3700, The Housing Opportunities through Modernization Act

The undersigned organizations, which include a broad cross-section of stakeholders in the housing affordability realm, urge House passage of “The Housing Opportunities through Modernization Act” (H.R. 3700), without addition of divisive measures that would undermine the broad consensus behind these commonsense reforms. Our nation faces tremendous housing needs.

NCSHA’s 2016 Business, Legislative, and Regulatory Priorities

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization created by the nation’s state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) to advance through advocacy and education their efforts to provide affordable housing to those who need it.

HUD Federal Register Notice on DDAs and QCTs

HUD published a Notice in the Federal Register designating Difficult Development Areas (DDA) and Qualified Census Tracts (QCT) for 2018.

The HOME Investment Partnerships Program’s Impact on America’s Families and Communities

This first-of-its-kind report analyzes the program’s economic impact in all 50 states and features over 100 HOME Success Stories from communities across the nation.

NeighborWorks | National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program Congressional Report 2015

The National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program was launched in December 2007 with funds appropriated by Congress to address the nationwide foreclosure crisis by dramatically increasing the availability of housing counseling for families at risk of foreclosure. In just over seven and a half years, the NFMC Program has served more than 1.9 million homeowners at risk of foreclosure and helped build the nation’s foreclosure counseling capacity.

Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University | Projecting Trends in Severely Cost-Burdened Renters: 2015–2025

At last measure in 2013, over one in four renters, or 11.2 million renter households, were severely burdened by rents that took up over half their incomes. Building off these projections, this white paper projects how many households would be severely rent burdened by 2025 given demographic trends and under differing assumptions about real changes in income and rent levels.

Mortgage Bankers Association | Housing Demand Demographics and the Numbers Behind the Coming Multi-Million Increase in Households

This study, utilizing a comprehensive analysis of data from 1976-2014, a period encompassing several market and housing cycles, provides a projection of much stronger housing demand over the next decade.

NCSHA Comments to IRS on 2015-2016 Priority Guidance Plan

As the Washington representative of the agencies that administer the Housing Credit and Bond programs, including the Mortgage Credit Certificate program, in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, New York City, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) appreciates the Treasury Department’s and IRS’ expert oversight of these programs, your continued cooperative attitude toward NCSHA and state housing agencies, and your timely provision of program guidance.

Technical Assistance Collaborative | Creating New Integrated Permanent Supportive Housing Opportunities For ELI Households

The long-awaited activation of the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) program, which will primarily be targeted to rental housing for extremely low-income (ELI) households, represents an important new opportunity for states to begin shaping the future of our nation’s ELI housing policies, including a robust expansion of integrated permanent supportive housing (PSH) units for the most vulnerable ELI populations.

Hultgren-Ruppersberger Congressional Sign-on Letter to House Leaders on Municipal Bonds

On April 15, more than 120 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed onto a letter last week urging House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to reject proposals that would eliminate or diminish the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds.