Jessica Hoefer Author Archives

Treasury

Treasury Awards $690 Million in Reallocated ERA Funds for Eviction Protection Activities

The Department of the Treasury announced it will reallocate $690 million of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program funding to assist with preventing evictions.

QAP North Dakota

North Dakota Holds 2023 ESG, Homeless Grant Allocation Plans Hearing – March 3

North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) will hold a Public Hearing and Comment Period for the development of the 2023 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the North Dakota Homeless Grant (NDHG) allocation plans on March 3 at 10 a.m. CT.

New York

New York Mayor Eric Adams Features Housing in his State of the City Speech

Mayor Eric Adams (D) made housing one of his main priorities at his 2023 State of the City speech along with jobs, care, and safety and quality of life.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Housing Stability Council Meeting – Feb. 3

Oregon Housing and Community Services will hold its next Housing Stability Council meeting from 9 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. PT on February 3. Register here. The meeting materials are available here.

QAP California

California Releases Map of Local Government-Owned Surplus Properties and Housing Element Sites

The California Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released an interactive public map of property identified by local governments to help developers find land for housing development.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Launches Portfolio Property Work Notification Tool

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) requires notification when certain types of work activities are being performed at a property.

QAP California

California Code Advisory Committee Meetings – Feb. 2, 3, 8 & 10 and March 1, 2, 15 & 16

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is providing notice of proposed regulatory action for the 2022 California Building Standards Code Supplement to be effective July 1, 2024.

QAP West Virginia

Update on West Virginia’s 2023 LIHTCP

The West Virginia Housing Development Fund is updating its 2023 and 2024 Allocation Plan and 2023 and 2024 Tax Credit Manual and plans to present the documents at the February Board Meeting for initial review and approval. Once approved, a public hearing will be held on the 2023 and 2024 Allocation Plan.

QAP Florida

Florida Surveys Properties Following Hurricane Nicole

Florida Housing requests a general assessment of damage resulting from Hurricane Nicole. Please complete and send the Damage Survey Form to HDR@floridahousing.org.

Member News

Hunt Capital Partners Teams Up with Housing Opportunity Management Enterprises for Nuestra Señora Development

Hunt Capital Partners (HCP), in partnership with Housing Opportunity Management Enterprises (HOME), formerly known as the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, announced the closing of $12.8 million in Federal LIHTC equity financing for the new construction of Nuestra Señora.

Presidential Seal

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Protect Renters, Promote Rental Affordability

Last week, the Biden-Harris administration issued a press release, Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights, and Resident-Centered Housing Challenge.

QAP Minnesota

Minnesota’s Metro HRA Hosts HUD-VASH Listening Session – Feb. 8

The Metropolitan Council’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority (Metro HRA) is hosting a listening session for their Project Based Voucher (PBV) program and the HUD Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program.

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