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Download Our Brochure For The 2009 Spring Developers Forum, May 11-12 in Los Angeles

Download Our Brochure For The 2009 Spring Developers Forum, May 11-12 in Los Angeles. Click here to download our conference brochure

HUD

HUD Amends FY-2009 NOFA

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has published a notice in the Federal Register addressing changes to the General Section and Policy Requirements of HUD’s 2009 Notice of Availability of funding process.

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NH&RA Video Stream: Washington & Policy Update, April 6, 2009

National Council of Affordable Housing Market Analysts recently convened its Spring Public Policy & Market Study Forum April 6-7 in Washington DC. This year’s innovative program featured a very informative Washington & Public Policy Update. The panelists explored critical topics including the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, congressional legislative priorities, personnel and regulatory changes at HUD and in the Obama Administration and much, much, more…You can now preview the session on our YouTube Channel or our our website

HUD

HUD Updates Multifamily Mortgage Limits

n accordance with section 206A of the National Housing Act, HUD has adjusted the basic statutory mortgage limits for multifamily housing programs for calendar year 2009.

HUD

NCAHMA Posts Presentations From 2009 Public Policy & Market Study Forum: Affordable Housing In The ‘Stimulated’ Economy

The National Council of Affordable Housing Market Analysts has made available the PowerPoint Presentations and handouts presented during the 2009 Public Policy & Market Study Forum: Affordable Housing In The ‘Stimulated’ Economy.

HUD

HUD, DOE Partner to Help Retrofit Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu recently announced a partnership between the two departments to better coordinate efforts and provide additional guidance on weatherization and energy efficiency retrofits for existing housing.

HUD

HUD and DOT Announce Interagency Partnership to Promote Sustainable Communities

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a new partnership to help American families gain better access to affordable housing, more transportation options, and lower transportation costs.

HUD

House Passes Omnibus FY-2009 Appropriations Bill

The House of Representatives has passed its omnibus appropriations bill (HR 1105) covering nearly all of the federal government for the balance of federal Fiscal Year 2009, which ends this September 30.

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Obama Signs Stimulus Legislation Into Law

Please see the following summary of key provisions from the conference report of HR 1: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The House of Representatives and Senate voted in favor of the measure and President Obama signed the measure into law Tuesday, Feb. 17.

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2009 Annual Meeting & NMTC Symposium Conference Presentations

NH&RA has made available individual PowerPoint presentations from the recent 2009 Annual Meeting & NMTC Symposium, March 11-15 in Key Largo, Florida.

HUD

Obama Administration Expected to Unveil Plans for Linkage of Transportation, Housing

Congressional Quarterly (CQ) has reported that the Obama Administration this week will unveil plans to link and coordinate federal transportation and housing policy, with a focus on livable communities.

HUD

NH&RA’s Green Agenda Incorporated Into Recovery Act

NH&RA’s Council for Energy Friendly Affordable Housing is pleased to report that several key provisions from its ‘green’ legislative agenda have been incorporated in HR1: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This includes substantial funding dedicated to retrofitting HUD assisted multifamily projects.

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