NH&RA News

NH&RA Hosts ICAST IRA & BIL Instant Benefit Estimate Calculator

ICAST’s IRA & BIL Instant Benefit Estimate Calculator is now available on NH&RA’s website under the Resources section.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Offers Funding for Updated Building Codes Requiring 20 Percent EV-Ready

Updated building codes, which took effect July 1, 2022, require all projects that first apply for a building permit on or after July 1, 2022 to include, at a minimum, provisions for electrical service capacity at no less than 20 percent of the vehicle parking spaces.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Housing Stability Council Meeting – Dec. 2

Oregon Housing and Community Services will hold its next Housing Stability Council meeting from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. PT on December 2.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Surpasses House America Goals by Re-Housing 4,300 Individuals

Oregon met the commitments it announced in August when it joined HUD’s House America initiative to address the nation’s homelessness crisis.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Updates General Housing Account Program Manual

Oregon Housing and Community Services issued a temporary administrative rule filing (effective Oct. 17, 2022 through April 14, 2023) to incorporate an updated General Housing Account Program (GHAP) manual by reference.

QAP Oregon

Comments On Oregon’s 2022 QAP Update Due Nov. 13

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is seeking public comment for an update to its 2022 QAP, detailing the process and requirements for an allocation of OHCS assigned Private Activity Bonds (PAB) needed to generate four percent LIHTCs.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Updates Affordable Rental Housing Division Funding Calendar

Oregon Housing & Community Services (OHCS) updated its 2022-2023 Biennial Funding Calendar to reflect the multitude of updates and changes that have occurred this year.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Housing Stability Council Meeting – Nov. 4

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) will hold a Housing Stability Council meeting on November 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT via Zoom.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Re-Opens Revolving Land Acquisition Program Application

Oregon Housing & Community Services reallocated unused funds from its Affordable Housing Revolving Land Acquisition Program (LAP) set-asides to a pooled fund available for either homeownership or affordable rental housing land acquisitions in the relevant location-based or culturally specific set-aside.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Hosts Fair Housing Webinars – Nov. 15 & Dec. 1

Oregon Housing & Community Services and Fair Housing Council have partnered to offer a series of Fair Housing training courses.

QAP Oregon

HUD Approves Oregon’s CDBG-DR Action Plan

HUD approved Oregon’s Action Plan to spend $422 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to assist communities and survivors who continue to recover from the 2020 Labor Day Fires. Administered by Oregon Housing and Community Services OHCS, the federal money will be used to set up several new programs to help individuals, households and communities to recover.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Cost Offset Fund Meeting – Oct. 20

Oregon Housing and Community Services will hold a meeting on updating its Market Cost Offset Fund thresholds to align with flexibilities from 1 to 1:30 p.m. PT on October 20, join here.

QAP Oregon

Oregon Extends Deadlines for 2022 Preservation NOFA

Oregon Housing and Community Services extended the due dates for the recently released Preservation NOFA.

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