Last week, the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act along a party line vote and on Tuesday, President Biden signed the bill, enacting it into law.
HUD published the Davis-Bacon Labor Standards: Agency/Contractor Guide and Contractor Addendum.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Multifamily Housing (MFH) leadership will hold a meeting via Teams at 3 p.m. ET on September 29 to provide updates on MFH programs.
Over the weekend, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act via the reconciliation process, which only requires passage via a simple majority.
The Department of the Treasury will hold a webinar on how State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) can be used for affordable housing production and preservation.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition published its 2022 Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing report detailing the average hourly wage an individual working full time (40 hours per week) must earn to afford a modest apartment without spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) guidance for the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program to provide additional flexibilities under the American Rescue Plan Act for ERA 2 dollars that are unobligated as of Oct. 1, 2022.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $401 million to provide access to high-speed internet for 31,000 rural residents and businesses in 11 states, part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to investing in rural infrastructure and affordable high-speed internet for all.
The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is holding an informational conference call from 3 to 4 p.m. ET on August 10 for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) currently in a Certification cure period related to the submission of a 2021 or 2022 Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR).
On August 2, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled “‘The Rent Eats First’: How Renters and Communities are Impacted by Today’s Housing Market.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap Community Initiative.