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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.

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White House Action to Create More Affordable Housing by Converting Commercial Properties to Residential Use

The Biden–Harris administration announced a set of initiatives by several federal agencies to support the conversion of high-vacancy commercial buildings to residential use, including through new financing, technical assistance and sale of federal properties.

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Susan Rice and Erika Poethig to Leave White House

Susan Rice and Erika Poethig with the White House’s Domestic Policy Council (DPC) are both stepping down.

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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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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.


White House Memo on Fair Housing, Disparate Impact

The memo directs HUD to examine two rules from the Trump administration for their impact on the federal government’s ability to affirmatively further fair housing, as required by the Fair Housing Act of 1968.

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Biden Nominates Jared Bernstein As A Member of the Council of Economic Advisers

From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the chief economist and economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, executive director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class and a member of President Obama’s economic team.


BPC Report: Providing Stable, Healthy and Affordable Rental Housing Through the COVID-19 Crisis

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Housing and Infrastructure Project released federal policy recommendations designed to dramatically reduce the number of working families with destabilizing rent burdens and at risk of eviction, minimize the number of people experiencing homelessness, and prevent further spread of COVID-19.


Mourning Justice Ginsburg; Congressional Outlook for the Remainder of 2020

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court today and tomorrow and lie in state in the Capitol on Friday, the first woman to ever receive the honor. The passing of Supreme Court of the U.S. (SCOTUS) Justice Ginsburg dramatically changes the legislative outlook for the remainder of 2020.


CDC Issues Nationwide Eviction Moratorium

In response to President Trump’s Executive Order on evictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an agency order immediately implementing an eviction moratorium.


New Executive Orders on Evictions, Foreclosures, Payroll Tax and Unemployment Compensation

Over the weekend, President Trump issued three COVID-19 related executive orders (EO) on “Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations,” “Providing Assistance to Renters and Homeowners” and “Other Needs Assistance Program.” The presidential action comes as Congressional and White House negotiations over the next COVID-19 aid package have stalled.


Senate to Return Next Week; House Remains in Recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the Senate will be in session on May 4. The House announced it would return from recess only to reverse course after conflicting advice from the Capitol physician and an outcry from members. In the next Coronavirus relief package, Leader McConnell will push for liability protections for […]

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