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NCSHA Washington Report | August 7, 2020

For decades, state housing finance agencies have stepped up as first housing assistance responders to disasters and emergencies. From sudden hurricanes, floods, and wildfires to sustained...

NCSHA Washington Report | July 31, 2020

“Interest in housing as a determinant of health has fluctuated in response to housing-related infectious disease outbreaks (e.g., cholera in New York City in the 1830s), social unrest and class...

NCSHA Washington Report | July 24, 2020

When America experiences turbulence, the subject of suburbs gets contested — and complicated. The urban unrest of the 1960s led to decades of “white flight” from cities to suburbs that...

NCSHA Washington Report | July 17, 2020

Congress has a huge, hard job ahead over the next few weeks to craft an economic stimulus bill both parties and the White House will accept in the face of national needs that far exceed...

NCSHA Washington Report | July 10, 2020

How — and whether — to open schools has become the latest political flashpoint in the country’s response to the coronavirus crisis. House Republican Leader McCarthy (R-CA) wrote in USA...

NCSHA Washington Report | June 26, 2020

State housing finance agencies, which emerged in the 1960s and came of age in the ’70s, moved to the center of the affordable housing system in the ’80s — where...

NCSHA Washington Report | June 19, 2020

If the moral argument against systemic racial discrimination is self-evident, the business case for a more equitable society should be another reason to do the right thing. Dallas Federal...

NCSHA Washington Report | June 12, 2020

For the 56 percent of employed Americans Zillow reports have been able to work from home during the coronavirus crisis, the reviews are in: Workers like the arrangement, and employers...

NCSHA Washington Report | June 5, 2020

Unrest in hundreds of American cities during the 1960s in response to abusive policing, pervasive discrimination, and intolerable housing conditions oppressing Black Americans gave rise to the first...