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White House Launches Resident-Centered Property Management Practices Pre-Challenge, Responses Due Jan. 9

The White House is soliciting responses to its Resident-Centered Property Management Practices Pre-Challenge.

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Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness

The Biden-Harris administration released All In: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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Carbon Monoxide Requirement for HUD-Assisted Properties Becomes Effective

Effective as of Dec. 27, 2022, all HUD-assisted rental properties with carbon monoxide sources, such as fuel-burning appliances or attached garages, must have a carbon monoxide device. More details can be found in PIH and Housing Notice 2022-01. PHAs still purchasing devices can consider Lowe’s partnership with OMNIA Partners to provide government agencies and nonprofits contract savings at the time of purchase, with no minimum order required.

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CDFI Fund Updates NMTC FAQs

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) posted an updated calendar year (CY) 2022 New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Allocation Application Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document.

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Congress Poised to Pass Short-Term Continuing Resolution

Funding for the federal government is set to expire on December 15 and Congress is poised to pass a one-week stopgap spending bill to extend Friday’s deadline to fund the government as negotiations continue on a deal to settle disputes over a full year funding agreement with new topline spending levels.

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State Housing Organizations Sign Hill Letter Urging Inclusion of LIHTC Provisions

Eleven states, including California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Oregon, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, sent a letter to leaders of the Senate and House tax committees urging them to include LIHTC provision in a year-end bill.

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Up For Growth Report Examines Office to Residential Conversion

A new report from Up For Growth provides an analysis of Denver’s Central Business District (CBD) that examines the potential of converting office space to residential housing, an approach under consideration in many communities with high vacancy rates among commercial properties.

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New York Mayor Eric Adams Announces New Plans to Add Housing Supply

Mayor Eric Adams announced new proposals to address the housing crisis and set a “moonshot” goal of meeting the need for 500,000 new homes over the next decade.

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Congress Returns with Long Year-End To-Do List

Congress returns this week from the Thanksgiving holiday and the votes are in from all but three races.

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NH&RA Working Group on Resident-Centered Property Management Practices

The White House is leading an initiative on resident-centered property management solutions and soliciting best practices.

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NH&RA Joins Letter with Over 2,500 Signatories to Congress on LIHTC Provisions in a Year-End Bill

NH&RA joined a letter organized by the ACTION Campaign to congressional leaders, urging the inclusion of crucial LIHTC provisions in any end-of-year legislation.

HUD

HUD Releases 2023 Operating Cost Adjustment Factors

HUD released the 2023 operating cost adjustment factors (OCAFs) for project-based rental assistance with an anniversary date on or after Feb. 11, 2023.

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