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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.

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.

Presidential Seal

President Biden Appoints Michael Barr to Federal Reserve

President Joe Biden (D) nominated former Treasury Department official Michael Barr to lead the Federal Reserve’s regulation of the banking system as the central bank’s vice chair for supervision.

HUD

HUD Releases FY 2022 Income Limits

HUD released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Income Limits for the Public Housing, Section 8 project-based, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Section 202 housing for the elderly and Section 811 housing for persons with disabilities programs.

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