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NCSHA Washington Report | May 22, 2020

Just when it looked like there might be a short pause to the frantic federal policymaking in response to COVID-19, this week saw two financial regulators make moves that, while not aimed at the...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 15, 2020

With encouraging news in such short supply these days, it’s frustrating to find any dark linings in what look like silver clouds. Last Friday’s report from the National Multifamily...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 8, 2020

Since so much about COVID-19 is unprecedented in our lifetime, like today’s jobs numbers, it’s necessary to demand unprecedented responses from our federal government. When a solution to...

NCSHA Washington Report | May 1, 2020

For a generation, the nation’s critical infrastructure of now more than three million Housing Credit apartments in thousands of properties has been resilient in the face of disasters,...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 24, 2020

It now seems clear the federal government intends to let significant harm come to the housing market, rather than take the proactive and preventative steps so many of us in the industry and...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 17, 2020

Nobody in affordable housing has time to be a historian these days. So, it’s helpful to hear from leaders who were around during the last national crisis who have advice for responding to the...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 10, 2020

Federal economic policymakers are focused for good reason on the families, businesses, and industries already crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic. The urgent question is whether they’ll apply the...

NCSHA Washington Report | April 3, 2020

The high-level task force Treasury Secretary Mnuchin assembled to craft a federal response to the financial crisis facing the mortgage servicing industry in this new era of mass mortgage...

NCSHA Washington Report | March 27, 2020

Congress’ historic, admirable, and necessary work this week to inject $6.5 trillion or more into the U.S. economy is widely labeled “economic stimulus,” but a few Politico reporters argue...