Paul Connolly Author Archives

New York

New York State Modifies, Extends Eviction Moratorium through Jan. 15, 2022

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) convened a special session of the New York state legislature, which then voted to extend the eviction moratorium until Jan. 15, 2022 and implement certain changes to the moratorium to address two recent Supreme Court decisions that blocked portions of the State’s moratorium and the larger Federal moratorium. 

Maryland

Maryland Public Service Commission Unanimously Approves Expansion of Community Solar Program Capacity

The Maryland Public Service Commission unanimously voted to expand the capacity of the state’s community solar program, as well as improve access for low- and moderate-income customer participation in the state’s Community Solar Pilot Program.

QAP Arizona

Comments on Arizona’s Draft 2022-2023 QAP Due Sept. 15

The Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) released its draft 2022-2023 QAP, comments are due to rental-qap@azhousing.gov by September 15.

QAP Arizona

Arizona Offers $1.2 Million through CDBG SSP

The Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) soliciting applications from State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) eligible Communities and Counties for CDBG State Special Projects (SSP) eligible activities.

QAP Colorado

Colorado Hosts Post PAB-Issuance Compliance Webinar – Sept. 16

What do developers, issuers and borrowers need to know when dealing with Private Activity Bonds (PAB)? Once bonds have been issued, what does that mean for these parties in terms of agreements, regulatory compliance and disclosure?

QAP Florida

Florida Hosts Four RFA Workshops, Posts Applications Submitted for RFA 2021-201

Florida Housing Finance Corporation will hold four virtual workshops for RFAs to solicit comments and suggestions.

QAP Florida

Florida Board of Directors Meeting – Oct. 22

Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) will hold a Board of Directors meeting on October 22.

QAP Kansas

Comments on Kansas’ QAP Due Sept. 17

The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation is accepting comments on its draft 2022 QAP through September 17. Comments should be sent to housingdevelopment@kshousingcorp.org.

QAP Louisiana

LIHTC Disaster Relief for 25 Louisiana Parishes; 2022-2023 QAP Timeline Remains the Same

President Joseph Biden declared a Federal Major Disaster for 25 parishes in Louisiana. LIHTC properties in those parishes are granted temporary relief from certain requirements via the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Rev. Proc 2014-49.

QAP Minnesota

Applications Due to Minnesota by Sept. 15 for Year End Loan Servicing

Loan servicing requests received by Minnesota Housing before September 15, 2021 will receive review priority to meet end of year closing deadlines. Loan servicing requests submitted after Sept. 15, 2021 cannot be guaranteed to close before the end of the year.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Affordable Rental Housing Engagement Calls

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) will hold weekly affordable rental housing engagement calls on Thursdays throughout September.

Member News

NH&RA Members Among CDFI NMTC Awardees

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI) announced $5 billion in New Market Tax Credits.

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