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NCSHA Washington Report | June 7, 2019

This week in Washington, a western North Carolina House Republican described as one of the closest allies of President Trump and a Democrat from northeast Ohio campaigning for the opportunity...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 31, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week published the list of regulatory items it expects to work on over the next year. The GSE qualified mortgage “patch” we covered a couple...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 24, 2019

There are good reasons going into Memorial Day weekend to be heartened by the housing picture for U.S. military veterans. Homelessness among vets decreased five percent last year and has been...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 17, 2019

Policymakers are rightly focused on cautionary signs in the housing system driven by greater federal agency and GSE appetite for mortgage risk. The “housing credit availability...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 10, 2019

One of the keynote speakers at this year’s Mountain Plains Housing Summit in Salt Lake City was Gail Miller, who with her late husband Larry acquired, built, and grew a group of businesses...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 3, 2019

A new report from the real estate consulting firm RCLCO reveals a profound disconnect in the housing market, with significant implications for anyone involved in financing affordable...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 26, 2019

The newest numbers from the Census Bureau bring National Fair Housing Month to a discouraging close: As of the first quarter of 2019, the black homeownership rate was 41 percent, compared to 73...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 19, 2019

Congress and the Administration remain at an impasse over funding for disaster recovery efforts in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 12, 2019

The IRS has been on our minds a lot lately and not just because it’s tax filing season. Last week, NCSHA commended the Service for clearing the way for states to serve more homeless...