Federal / Agency News

congress-capitol

Congress to Vote on Stopgap Funding through Dec. 16

Fiscal Year 2022 funding runs out on September 30, and the federal government begins Fiscal Year 2023 on October 1.

HUD

Comments on HUD’s Design of New Green and Resilient Retrofit Program for Multifamily Assisted Housing Properties RFI Due Oct. 27

In response to the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, HUD is currently designing a new program, the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP), and expects to make multiple rounds of funding available to support energy, water efficiency retrofits and climate resilience of HUD-assisted multifamily properties.

HUD

HUD Releases New Guidelines on Community Solar Participation for HUD-Subsidized Units

HUD issued new guidance, which covers HUD-assisted multifamily units where tenants are responsible for their electricity bills and have access to community solar programs with key similarities to DC Solar For All.

HUD

HUD Allocates New Housing Choice Vouchers to Almost 2,000 PHAs, 21 State HFAs

HUD recently announced the awarding of approximately 19,400 new Housing Choice Vouchers to 1,945 public housing agencies across the country.

General News

Average Income Regulations Submitted for OIRA Approval

The much-anticipated average income regulations have cleared the Treasury Department and are now under review by the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).

General News

Submit Property Examples to AHTCC’s Housing Credit Property Gallery

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition is soliciting properties for its Housing Credit property gallery.

NCSHA

Housing Finance Agencies Take Extraordinary Steps to Save Affordable Developments

A new report from the National Council of State Housing Agencies examines the actions taken by housing finance agencies to ensure that affordable housing projects proceed.

General News

The Financial Health of Community-Based Development Organizations

A new report from the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA) and Urban Institute examines the financial health of the CBDO sector to assess vulnerabilities and risk.

General News

FY 2022 CDFI Equitable Recovery Program Applications Due September 22

As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2022 CDFI Equitable Recovery Program (CDFI ERP) applicants, the deadline for online submission of the application through the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS) is Sept. 22, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET.

HUD

HUD Publishes FY 2023 FMRs with Ten Percent Average National Increase

Nationally, HUD’s Fiscal Year 2023 Fair Market Rents (FMRs) will increase by an average of approximately ten percent.

HUD

HUD Increases Frequency of the Distribution of Surplus Cash for Non-Assisted HUD Insured Properties

In Mortgagee Letter 2022-16, HUD outlined the dramatic increase in surplus cash distributions.

Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA Undertakes Comprehensive Review of the FHLBank System

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced it will conduct a comprehensive review of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) System beginning in the fall of 2022.

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