Industry News

Brian Montgomery Nominated as HUD Deputy Secretary

President Trump officially nominated Brian Montgomery to be deputy secretary of HUD. Montgomery has served as acting deputy secretary since the former Deputy Secretary, Pamela Patenaude, left in January of this year. Montgomery has also been serving as assistant secretary for Housing and Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration.

HFSC Releases October Schedule

The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) released its October hearing schedule. On October 22 at 10:00 am EDT the full Committee will convene for a hearing entitled, “The End of Affordable Housing? A Review of the Trump Administration’s Plans to Change Housing Finance in America.” On October 29 at 10:00 am EDT the Subcommittee on […]

HUD Submits CDBG Partnership Report to Congress

Last week HUD submitted its report on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Partnership Challenges and Opportunities at the Local, State, and Federal Level to the House and Senate Appropriations committees. The report identifies the following challenges and opportunities to building partnerships with local organizations.

Member News

Honoring the Joes with the 2019 Affordable Housing Vision Award

Joe Hagan, president emeritus at the National Equity Fund, Inc. (NEF) and Lyndel J. “Joe” Wishcamper, president at The Wishcamper Companies, Inc. will receive the 2019 Affordable Housing Vision Award in recognition of their stewardship and expansion of affordable housing opportunities for low-income families around the country.  The awards will be presented at a luncheon […]

Three NH&RA Members Win Affordable Housing Finance 2019 Reader’s Choice Award

NH&RA members Woda Cooper Cos., Planning Office for Urban Affairs and Mt. Baker Housing won the Affordable Housing Finance 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards. Congratulations to all of the winners!

Bellwether Enterprise Strengthens Affordable Housing Group with VP Hire and Three EVP Promotions

Bellwether Enterprise, the commercial and multifamily mortgage banking subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment, announced the expansion of its Affordable Housing Group, hiring Lundat Kassa as a vice president based in the Washington DC office and promoting three leaders to the executive vice president level: Victor Augusta in Raleigh, NC; Jon Killough in Montgomery, AL; and NH&RA board member, Jim Gillespie, New York, NY.

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