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DC Mayor Appoints Michael Kelly to Lead DHCD

Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray recently named Michael Kelly as Director of the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development.


Legislation Introduced to Increase LIHTCs to Storm Victims

Representative Chris Gibson (R-NY) recently introduced the Irene and Lee Tax Relief Strom Recovery Act, H.R. 3769, which would increase the amount of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) to be allocated in states damaged by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee in 2011.


IRS Releases Unallocated Credit Carryovers for Certain States

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Revenue Service 2011-57 which dictates the amounts of unused housing credit carryover allowances allocated to qualified states. Nearly $3.66 million of unused credits were divided among the states in the National Pool.

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DC Releases Report on Rent Controlled Rental Units

The Washington D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has released “A Rent Control Report for the District of Columbia,” which provides a comprehensive study of rental units in the District that are subject to rent control.

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DC Announces Lottery for Inclusionary Zoning Program

The DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently issued a notice that announces registration for a lottery of affordable housing units under the Inclusionary Zoning Program shall be open from Friday, May 27 through Friday, June 10, 2011.

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DC Mayor Releases Proposed 2012 Budget

Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray recently released his proposed city budget for fiscal year 2012.


DC to Hold Public Hearing on NSP3 Funds

Washington DC’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, to discuss the District’s proposed uses of Federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program Round Three (NSP3) Funds.


HUD Announces Mid-Atlantic Regional Director

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan recently announced President Obama’s selection of Jane Vincent to serve as HUD Regional Administrator the Mid-Atlantic region.

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Obama Administration Announces Conference on Housing Finance Reform

The Obama Administration this week announced a national conference in Washington, DC on August 17 that will help provide critical public input relating to its ongoing work to develop a comprehensive housing finance reform proposal.


Treasury Announces $268 in New Wave of Exchange Funding

The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced its second round of funding through the low-income housing tax credit exchange program, provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.

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DC Releases Guidance on Exchange Funding

The DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has issued a memo of guidance for its Tax Credit Exchange program provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.


States’ ARRA Resource Page

NH&RA will continue to update the ARRA resource page below as information is made available.

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