General News

Oregon

Oregon Posts Agenda for May 6 Housing Stability Council Meeting 

The next Housing Stability Council meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2022.

Virginia

Virginia Housing Schedules 2022 Virtual Rental Housing Symposium; May 16-17 

On May 16 – 17, 2022, Virginia Housing’s Community Outreach division will host its 2022 Rental Housing Symposium: Making Housing Stability Our Priority.

Oregon

Oregon Seeks Input on Draft 2023 Legislative Agenda 

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) would like to invite you to participate in a series of webinars to learn more about the agency’s DRAFT 2023 Legislative Agenda.

Louisiana

Hollins Appointed Louisiana Housing Corporation Executive Director 

In a unanimous vote March 23, 2022, the Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) Board has chosen Joshua G. Hollins as their new executive director.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Updates 2022 LIHTC FAQs 

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has uploaded a FAQ document in response to the Q&A session held on April 13.

Massachusetts

FHLBank of Boston to Open AHP Round June 6

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston will open an application for its 2022 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) on June 6, with a minimum of $10.6 million.

Washington

HAND Launches Housing Indicator Tool 2.0

The Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) launched its Housing Indicator Tool (HIT) to track local efforts to produce affordable housing in the Washington Region.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Governor Signs Supplemental Budget with $100 Million for Emergency Rental Assistance

On April 1, Governor Charlie Baker (R) signed a supplemental state budget for FY2022 that provides $100 million in additional funding for emergency rental assistance through the RAFT program.

New York

New York Enacts $25 Billion Housing Plan

Governor Kathy Hochul (D) and the Legislature reached an agreement last week on the FY2023 Budget, which includes a new $25B, five-year statewide affordable housing plan, some funding for NYCHA, and much-needed aid to renters still facing the financial instability brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois

FHLBank of Chicago Hosts APH Update Webinar – April 21

The Illinois Housing Council and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago will host a webinar on April 21 at 2 p.m. CT to share the latest changes to the Bank’s Affordable Housing Program.

North Carolina

Fannie Mae Hosts EHC Initiative Expansion into Texas and North Carolina Webinar – April 14

Fannie Mae announced the Expanded Housing Choice (EHC) initiative, which aims to increase the acceptance of HUD’s Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs), at properties in Texas and North Carolina.

QAP Florida

Florida Housing Revises 2022 QAP and Cost Certification, Non-Competitive Application Packages

In response to public comment received during and subsequent to the recent rule development workshops, Florida Housing revised sub-paragraph 67-21.014(2)(r)6., paragraph 67-21.026(12)(e) and paragraph 67-48.0072(17)(f), F.A.C., to read as follows:  Ensure that no construction or inspection work is performed by the General Contractor, with the following exceptions: (i) the General Contractor may perform its duties […]

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