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Third Coronavirus Package Enacted, Negotiations Begin on Fourth Package

The $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), H.R. 748, was passed by the House by a voice vote and signed by President Trump on March 27. The House and Senate are both out until April 20, but work has already begun on drafting a fourth Coronavirus aid package. The package is likely to include funding for health systems, frontline healthcare workers, infrastructure, state and local governments and rebates to families and individuals.

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HUD Releases FY 2020 Income Limits

HUD released Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Income Limits, which are effective as of April 1, 2020. Income limits are set by HUD to determine the eligibility of applicants for HUD’s assisted housing programs. The FY 2020 Multifamily Tax Subsidy Projects (MTSP) Income Limits were also announced and go into effect as of April 1, 2020.

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COVID-19 Message from Commissioner Montgomery

Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery issued a video message regarding COVID-19. Commissioner Montgomery said that while his goal “to keep this segment of the economy moving and to ensure that American’s have access to safe, decent and affordable housing” stakeholders should expect processing delays as FHA employees transition to work from home.

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