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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.

ACTION Comments on Tax Extenders to Senate Finance Committee’s Employment and Community Development Task Force

The A Call to Invest in Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) Campaign submitted comments to the Senate Finance Committee regarding their Task Force on Employment and Community Development, as it considers how to address expiring tax provisions under its jurisdiction.

HUD Letter on DACA FHA Mortgage Eligibility

This is a letter from HUD Assistant Secretary fro Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs Len Wolfson to Representative Peter Aguilar (D-CA) pertaining to the eligibility of individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status to obtain mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

Multifamily Bond Financing Seminar, Part I (HCC19)

This two-part session explores strategies to enhance and expand the use of tax-exempt bonds. Learn how states can deploy multifamily bonds in nontraditional and rural markets, for new production,...

Understanding the Housing Credit Preservation Challenge (HCC19)

Discuss preservation strategies for Year 15 Housing Credit deals and other at-risk properties. Explore recapitalization financing using tax-exempt bonds, resyndication, and other resources. Study...

Achieving Affordability and Healthy Housing Through Project Design (HCC19)

Explore architectural principles that promote cost-effective construction and enhance resident health. Discuss strategies for controlling Housing Credit development costs with smart design and...

Leveraging the Housing Credit in Opportunity Zones (HCC19)

Financial structuring experts analyze the combination of the Housing Credit and Opportunity Zone incentives, including tactics for structuring funds, allocating tax benefits, optimizing equity...