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NCSHA Washington Report | October 16, 2020

This week saw new evidence of the intense geographic concentration of disadvantage in the country and the risks it may worsen, especially for people of color, as the recession grinds on. The...

NCSHA Washington Report | October 9, 2020

In other news this past week: JPMorgan Chase announced a commitment of $30 billion over five years to “address key drivers of the racial wealth divide, reduce systemic racism against Black...

NCSHA Washington Report | October 2, 2020

Evictions as actual events are lagging indicators of housing hardship, the tragic endgame, more often than not, after a renter’s struggles and sacrifices and, more often than you might think, a...

NCSHA Washington Report | September 25, 2020

In This Issue WHEDA’s Altoro Named to CFPB Advisory Council Boatman Patterson, Salazar Discuss HFAs’ Innovative Programs and Coronavirus Response in Industry News Features ...

NCSHA Washington Report | September 18, 2020

The West Coast wildfires have already burned nearly five million acres, an area almost the size of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined, and forced tens of thousands from their...

NCSHA Washington Report | September 11, 2020

There’s plenty of evidence the housing market is healing, if not healthy already. Yet on the other side of just about every positive sign is a worrisome signal. Home mortgage forbearances...

NCSHA Washington Report | August 28, 2020

Back in 2016, Freddie Mac economist David Beckitt warned, “The economic losses and social disruption [of rising sea levels] may happen gradually, but they are likely to be greater in total than...

NCSHA Washington Report | August 21, 2020

State housing finance agencies emerged as central national players in affordable housing during the 1980s ― reflecting the federalism of the Reagan Revolution and the federal retrenchment it...

NCSHA Washington Report | August 14, 2020

Over the past few weeks, millions on Twitter have received, and retweeted to millions more, a series of messages from one of the service’s most powerful and prolific accounts warning of the...