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Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA Announces Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s Duty to Serve Underserved Markets Plans for 2022-2024

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published the 2022-2024 Underserved Markets Plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) under the Duty to Serve (DTS) program. 

IRS

IRS Seeks Comments on Priority Guidance Plan 

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Notice 2022-21, inviting public comment on recommendations for items that should be included in their 2022-2023 Priority Guidance Plan. 

HUD

HUD Publishes URA Low Income Limits

The 2022 Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (URA) – Low Income Limits have been issued on HUD.gov with an effective date of April 18, 2022. The low-income limits are used in connection with rental assistance payment calculations under 49 CFR 24.402(b). 

General News

CT Reminds Applicants of June 1 Deadline & FAQs 

Connecticut Housing Finance Authority reminds developers that the 2022 Housing Tax Credit Contribution (HTCC) applications for funding must be submitted electronically through the SharePoint website using the Consolidated Application Version 2022, no later than 4:00 p.m., June 1, 2022.  

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.

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.

General News

Department of Labor Seeks Comment on Updates to Davis-Bacon Act Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor is undertaking its first comprehensive review in almost 40 years of the regulations that implement the Davis-Bacon Act and related laws, requiring employers on federally-funded or assisted construction projects to pay locally prevailing wages to construction workers.

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.

General News

Join CHCDF FY 2023 Funding Letter by May 15

NH&RA signed the Campaign for Housing and Community Development’s (CHCDF) Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 funding letter to Congress calling for the highest allocation of discretionary funds possible for affordable housing and community development programs.

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