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NH&RA News

NH&RA Hosts ICAST IRA & BIL Instant Benefit Estimate Calculator

ICAST’s IRA & BIL Instant Benefit Estimate Calculator is now available on NH&RA’s website under the Resources section.

Industry Insights: The Case for Federal Advocacy

I am often asked some version of the question, “Why bother” when it comes to advocacy on the federal level.

Industry Insights

The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act achieved a major milestone – 200 co-sponsors within the House of Representatives (H.R. 3238).

Industry Insights: NCSHA’s Updated Recommended Practices Include Several Suggestions from NH&RA

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) recently finalized updates to its Recommended Practices in Housing Credit Administration (RPs or Recommended Practices).

Industry Insights: Return of the LIHTC/Historic Tax Credit Master Lease Pass-Through Structure

In a financial environment that is challenging for getting deals to the closing table, all sorts of structures that might generate additional proceeds need to be considered.

Industry Insights: Better Serving Residents Through Efficient Property Management

Property managers are often asked to wear many hats: owners’ representative, rent collector, social worker, maintenance coordinator, event planner and building/systems expert, just to name a few. It’s a complex, multi-faceted job that I have immense respect for, especially as they served on the front lines during the pandemic and continue to adapt to a dramatically shifting landscape.

Industry Insights: Making TOD a Reality through TIFIA

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) has long been touted as an urban planner’s dream with reduced car dependence via housing located near public transit.

Industry Insights: Summer Reading List

My housing-related book list has been growing and I’m excited to make some headway this August.

Industry Insights: Housing and the Grid

Last month, I had the privilege of attending the Innovative Housing Showcase, which was co-hosted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the National Association of Home Builders.

Industry Insights: Broad, Bipartisan, Bicameral Support

Last month, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act was reintroduced in both the House and Senate as H.R. 3238 and S. 1557.

Industry Insights: Zoning, Zoning, Zoning

Embedded within the real estate adage, “Location, Location, Location,” is the all-important, yet oft-overlooked zoning.

Industry Insights: Regular Unregularity

The White House recently released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget request.

Industry Insights

In late January, after months of a two-track engagement process with tenant groups calling for nationwide rent control and industry groups calling for supply-side solutions, the Biden-Harris administration issued a press release, Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights and Resident-Centered Housing Challenge.

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