Federal / Agency News


HUD Updates Workbook to Determine Eligibility for RAD/Section 18 Construction Blend, OZ Rent Boost

HUD updated a workbook that allows public housing authorities (PHAs) to assess the eligibility of a proposed rehabilitation of a property for a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)/Section 18 construction blend or an opportunity zones (OZ) rent boost.


HUD Hosts NSPIRE Get Ready Session – Nov. 21

HUD’s Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) is hosting a NSPIRE Get Ready industry session.


HUD Announces $148 Million Available for COVID-19 Expenses in Assisted Multifamily Properties

HUD announced a new application period for COVID-19 Supplemental Payment (CSP) funding.


HUD Seeks Feedback on Potential Changes to How Section 811, 202 Properties Convert Under RAD

HUD is seeking feedback on potential changes to the current notice that guides how properties assisted under the Section 811 assisted housing program for persons with disabilities can be converted through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.


Treasury Issues More Notices Seeking Input on Clean Energy Provisions of IRA

The U.S. Department of the Treasury issued three notices requesting public input on climate and clean energy incentives included in the Inflation Reduction Act, following six notices issued in October.


HUD Designates DDAs, QCTs for 2023

HUD published a Federal Register notice designating 2023 difficult development areas (DDAs) and qualified census tracts (QCTs).


The Hill: The U.S. Has an Affordable Housing Shortage. Here’s What Congress Can Do To Fix It

In an Op-Ed in The Hill, Rachel Fee with the New York Housing Conference calls on Congress to exempt affordable housing from private activity bond cap. “By ex


NCSHA Elects 2023 Board of Directors

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) recently elected its 2023 Board of Directors

General News

Improving Experiences for Residents with Disabilities in Federally Assisted Family Housing Webinar – Nov. 16

The Urban Institute is hosting a virtual discussion on how to improve housing and service access for people with disabilities living in federally assisted family housing at 12:15 p.m. ET on November 16.

General News

The National Housing Trust Fund: A Summary of 2018 State Projects

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) issued a new report documenting the impact of the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF).

General News

HOPWA Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program was established 30 years ago to provide communities with resources and incentives for devising long-term strategies to develop a range of housing assistance and supportive services for low-income people living with HIV and their families.


HUD Hosts Climate Resources Webinar – Nov. 1

HUD will host a webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. ET on November 1 to introduce the Community Resilience Toolkit and the Climate Resilience Implementation Guides. The guides provide step-by-step instructions on how to implement specific resilience projects and programs to address climate hazards using Community Planning and Development (CPD) and other funding.

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