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National Council of Housing Market Analysts

NCAHMA Background

Created in 2001, the National Council of Housing Market Analysts (NCHMA), formerly the National Council of Affordable Housing Market Analysts, is the only professional body dedicated exclusively to enhancing the professionalism and standards surrounding residential rental real estate market analysis. NCHMA’s members are comprised primarily of professionals involved in performing and reviewing residential market studies and underwriting residential real estate.

The Council provides technical guidance and presents opportunities for market analysts and underwriting professionals to discuss current issues, develop professional networks and gain cutting-edge information with the goal of improving the quality of residential real estate market studies. Over the years, NCHMA has developed an extensive set of resources including the Model Content Standards for Rental Housing Market Studies, Market Study Terminology, Market Study Index, Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice, and a series of white papers on key market study related topics. Visit the NCHMA Resources page to learn more about these reports. In addition, through a series of multi-day forums and state HFA sponsored seminars, the Council brings market analysts together to share ideas among themselves – and with state agencies, equity syndicators, lenders, developers, local governments and other market study users.

NCHMA's Mission

The National Council of Housing Market Analysts (NCHMA) strives to be the premiere educational and membership organization for residential real estate market analysts. NCHMA facilitates professional development, continuing education, networking and business development opportunities and is committed to the continued development and promotion of an ethical, unbiased, and standardized set of housing market study guidelines in order to make the market study process more accountable, transparent, timely and effective.


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House Bill Aims to Increase Energy Efficiency in HUD-Assisted Housing

Representatives Dennis Ross (R-FL), Jim Himes (D-CT), John Delaney (D-MD) , Sean Duffy (R-WI), Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) recently introduced “Pay-for-Success” legislation (H.R. 5104 ) to increase energy efficiency in multifamily rental housing. read more

Date Published: 07/23/2014

Tags: Green/Sustainable Housing, Affordable Housing, HUD, Congress

State News Week of July 21: QAP Updates and More!

State News Week of July 21: QAP Updates and More! read more

Date Published: 07/23/2014

Tags: Home Ownership Tax Credits, State Tax Credits, LIHTC, Tax Credits, Affordable Housing

HUD Announces Office of Multifamily Leadership Changes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced changes to the Office of Multifamily Housing leadership staff. read more

Date Published: 07/17/2014

Tags: Affordable Housing, HUD

Wisconsin Lifts Moratorium on State Historic Credit

Last December, Wisconsin Act 62 created a 20 percent tax credit for rehabilitation of certain historic properties... read more

Date Published: 07/17/2014

Tags: Historic Rehabilitation, State Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, Tax Credits

House Democrats Introduce Housing Finance Reform Bill

Representatives John Carney (D-DE), John K. Delaney (D-MD), and Jim Himes (D-CT) recently introduced the Partnership to Strengthen Homeownership Act (HR 5055), the latest of several housing finance reform proposals read more

Date Published: 07/17/2014

Tags: Affordable Housing, Multi-Family Finance, Congress

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