All posts by Kaitlyn Snyder

HUD Seeks NSPIRE Participants, Feedback

HUD is seeking 4,500 participants for its National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) demonstration, which updates the Real Estate Assessment Center’s (REAC) physical housing inspection process. HUD is also seeking comments to ensure clarity, accuracy and overall usability on early versions of NSPIRE standards for HUD-assisted housing.

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Opportunity and Revitalization Council Reports Findings to President Trump

On February 7, the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, chaired by HUD Secretary Ben Carson, released its one-year report on Opportunity Zones to President Trump. The report makes 43 legislative and regulatory recommendations relating to Opportunity Zones, including a call for the collection of data to assess the incentive’s value to distressed communities.

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Applications for Alabama NHTF Due March 6

Applications for the National Housing Trust Fund Program (NHTF) are being accepted by Alabama Housing Finance Authority (AHFA) for the remaining 2018 and 2019 funding. Applications to be considered for this funding pool must be received by AHFA prior to 5:00 pm ET, on Friday, March 6, 2020. The NHTF Program Status Report includes pending applications, awards, returned awards and terminated applications.

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