Industry News

HUD Posts Annual Factors for Determining PHA Admin Fees

HUD recently published a Notice of Annual Factors for Determining Public Housing Agency (PHA) administrative fees for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Mainstream and Moderate Rehabilitation programs.

Senators Reintroduce Affordable Housing Task Force Bill

Senator Todd Young (R-IN) reintroduced the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act along with 15 of his colleagues.

Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act introduced in Senate & House

On June 4, Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Todd Young (R-IN) introduced The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019 (S. 1703) while Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Don Beyer (D-VA), Kenny Marchant (R-TX) and Jacky Walorski (R-IN) introduced companion legislation H.R. 3077 in the US House of Representatives. The ACTION Campaign is submitting a letter to Congress demonstrating the strong support for the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act. The deadline to sign-on to the letter is Tuesday, June 11.

Member News

New CEO Named to Lead Enterprise Community Partners

Priscilla Almodovar has been named CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, following a unanimous vote by its board of trustees. Almodovar is a former Enterprise trustee and joins Enterprise from JPMorgan Chase. Prior to her time at JPMorgan Chase, Almodovar was CEO and president of New York State’s housing finance and mortgage agencies, where she is credited with transforming the agencies and leading them during the Great Recession.

Beacon Communities and RHWP Partner to Provide Health Services to Elderly Residents

This article in Health Affairs highlights the work of NH&RA member Beacon Communities and the Richmond Health and Wellness Program (RHWP). An interprofessional group of health care students and faculty members provide services to low-income, senior residents of Beacon Communities’ Dominion Place building.

Three Developers Selected to Participate in Indiana’s Moving Forward Rural Development Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced that Biggs Development, Justice Property Management & Greystone Affordable Development and Woda Cooper Companies were selected to participate in the Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) Program. IHCDA, in partnership with Energy Systems Network (ESN), will work with these three groups to take on the challenge to preserve a minimum of 30 USDA Rural Development (RD) properties.

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