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Novogradac Resources

Client Services

Update from Michael Novogradac Regarding Novogradac’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 3, 2020

Statement from Michael Novogradac Regarding Novogradac’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 12, 2020

Client Alerts

Client Alert: Highlights from H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Updated March 31, 2020

Events

Event Rescheduled – Novogradac 2020 Opportunity Zone Spring Virtual Conference

Event Rescheduled – Novogradac 2020 New Markets Tax Credit Spring Virtual Conference

Event Rescheduled – Novogradac 2020 Affordable Housing Conference

Event Rescheduled – Novogradac 2020 Investing in Puerto Rico Conference

Event Rescheduled – Novogradac 2020 Financing Renewable Energy Tax Credits Conference

General

Legislation 

H.R. 6782, Small Business Transparency and Reporting for the Underbanked and Tax-payers at Home Act
May 28, 2020

H.R. 7010, Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020
May 28, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act
May 28, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act Summary
May 28, 2020

H.R. 6886, Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020
Introduced May 15, 2020

H.R. 6800, Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act
May 12, 2020

HR 7301, Represents the Affordable Housing Provisions of the Heroes Act
June 24, 2020

CBO Estimate for H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act
June 1, 2020

H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act Summary
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Supports Renters and the Rental Housing Market
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Supports Homeowners
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Supports People Experiencing Homelessness
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Protects First Responders and Essential Workers
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Protects Consumers and Their Credit Scores
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Shields Borrowers from Debt Collectors and Provides Reasonable Forbearance for Missed Payments
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Supports Small Businesses, Non-Profits and Public Universities
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Supports States, Territories and Localities
May 15, 2020

The Hero Act Provides Oversight and Protects Taxpayers
May 15, 2020

S. 3620, a Bill to Establish a Housing Assistance Fund at the Department of the Treasury
May 6, 2020

H.R. 266, Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
April 21, 2020

Congressional Budget Office Estimate of H.R. 266, Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
April 22, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act of 2020 Section by Section Summary
April 21, 2020

Summary of Hospital and Testing Provisions of H.R. 266
April 21, 2020

CARES Act, Phase 3 Coronavirus Agreed to Senate Bill, Senate Amendment to H.R. 748
March 25, 2020

Joint Committee on Taxation Explanation of CARES Act Tax Provisions
April 23, 2020

Joint Committee on Taxation Score of the CARES Act
April 23, 2020

Congressional Budget Preliminary Estimate of the Effects of HR 748, the CARES Act
April 16, 2020

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Resources On How Mortgage Forbearance Works Under CARES Act
April 3, 2020

Senate Finance Committee CARES Act Retirement Provisions FAQ
April 2, 2020

Senate Finance Committee CARES Act Unemployment Provisions FAQ
April 1, 2020

Waters Releases Extended Statement for the Record on the CARES Act
March 31, 2020

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
March 28, 2020

Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
March 28, 2020

Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act Section-by-Section
March 28, 2020

Congressional Research Service report on CARES Act
March 26, 2020

Joint Committee on Taxation Score of the CARES Act
March 26, 2020

Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act Factsheet, Senate Small Business Committee Chairman Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
March 25, 2020

COVID-19 RELIEF for Small Businesses Act of 2020, Senate Small Business Committee Ranking Member Ben Cardin, D-Md.
March 25, 2020

Notes from Novogradac Blog Post: Senate Leadership Agrees to nearly $2 Trillion Phase 3 COVID-19 Response Bill
March 25, 2020

Final CARES Act Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Summary
March 25, 2020

Final CARES Act Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill Text
March 25, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee Summary of Appropriations in the CARES Act
March 25, 2020

Section-by-Section Summary of Appropriations in the CARES Act
March 25, 2020

Section-by-Section Summary Relief for Workers Affected by Coronavirus Act
March 25, 2020

Section-by-Section Summary Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
March 25, 2020

Senator Schumer Dear Colleague Letter on Phase 3 Coronavirus Bill
March 25, 2020

H.R. 6379, Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act
March 23, 2020

Title by Title Summary of H.R. 6379, Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act
​March 23, 2020

H.R. 6379, Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act One-Pager
​March 23, 2020

H.R. 6321, Financial Protections and Assistance for America’s Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act
March 23, 2020

New Democrat Coalition Recommendations for Coronavirus Response & Economic Recovery
March 19, 2020

S. 3548, CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act
Introduced in the Senate on March 19, 2020

H.R. 748, Coronavirus, Relief, and Economic Security Act
March 22, 2020

Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Bill Text
March 22, 2020

Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Summary
March 22, 2020

S. 3548 CARES Act Summary
March 19, 2020

House Financial Services Chairwoman Waters Proposes Legislative Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 18, 2020

H.R. 6074, Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 
(Enacted March 6, 2020)

H.R. 6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, as passed by the House and Senate
March 18, 2020

Congressional Budget Office Estimate of the Budget Effects of HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
April 2, 2020

Client Alert: Highlights from H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Updated March 31, 2020

H.R. 6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act
(Passed House March 14, 2020)

Estimated Revenue Effects of the Revenue Provisions Contained In Division G of H.R. 6201
March 17, 2020

Technical Explanation of Division G, “Tax Credits for Paid Sick and Paid Family and Medical Leave,” of H.R. 6201
March 17, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary
March 16, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act 
(As introduced March 11, 2020)

Pelosi Remarks on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 13, 2020

Transcript of Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Neal Media Availability Following Meeting on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 12, 2020

House Democrats Introduce Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 11, 2020

Pelosi Dear Colleague on Coronavirus Next Steps
March 9, 2020

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Proposals, Advocacy and Congressional Correspondence

CDFA Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging Congress to Include Bonds and SSBCI in Next Stimulus Bill
May 15, 2020

NAHB Letter to Speaker Pelosi Urging Congress to Work in Bipartisan Fashion to Address Several Remaining Small Business Concerns in the Heroes Act
May 15, 2020

Senators Letter to Treasury and Federal Reserve to Take Further Action to Stabilize the Municipal Bond Market to Ensure State and Local Governments Have Access to Needed Medium- and Long-Term Financing
May 14, 2020

Letter From Congress to Secretary Mnuchin Regarding Guidance That Paycheck Protection Program Loan Recipients Can’t Deduct Business Expenses Isn’t Consistent With Congressional Intent and Should Be Reconsidered
May 5, 2020

Letter from NAHB to the President Regarding Policy Proposals to Boost Housing and the Economy
April 27, 2020

Letter from Senators to Chairman Shelby and Ranking Member Leahy, Urging Them to Include Emergency Funding To Help Rural Renters in the Next COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package
April 17, 2020

Letter to Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza Regarding Implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
April 25, 2020

House LIHTC Champion Letter to Leadership on COVID-19
April 16, 2020

95 Members of Congress Send Letter to House Leaders Requesting Inclusion of Funding for Homeless Programs in Fourth Coronavirus Supplemental
April 10, 2020

NABL Suggestions to Congress and the Department of the Treasury Relating to Impacts on Tax-Advantaged Bonds of COVID-19
April 9, 2020

NAHB Submits Letter to Treasury and IRS on LIHTC Deadlines
April 8, 2020

Letter from National Real Estate Organizations to Congress Urging To Include the Provisions in the Phase 4 Recovery Package
April 7, 2020

National Association of Bond Lawyers Letter to Congress, Treasury – Suggestions to Alleviate Financial Crisis Relating to State and Local Government Ability to Borrow with Tax-Exempt Bonds and Related Matters
March 22, 2020

Chairman Neal Letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Urging Extension of Tax Filing Deadline to July 15
March 19, 2020

CDFA COVID-19 Comprehensive Recovery Strategy: Recommendations to Congress
March 19, 2020

NAHB’s COVID-19 Response Letter to President Trump
March 17, 2020

Treasury Phase Three Economic Stimulus Proposal
March 17, 2020

Combatting Coronavirus and Economic Contraction Act
March 17, 2020

Letter to the President Regarding the Administrations Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Asks for More Employer Relief
March 16, 2020

Brown Calls On Administration to Address Federally-Assisted Housing Coronavirus Concerns
March 11, 2020

Letter to Vice President Pence, Secretary Carson and Secretary Perdue Concerning the COVID-19 Outbreak and Providing Guidance to Operators of Federally-Assisted Housing Properties
March 11, 2020

IRS Guidance

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief web page

IRS: Employee Retention Credit Available for Many Businesses Financially Impacted by COVID-19

IRS Notice 2020-39: Relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds and Investors Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
June 4, 2020

H.R. 6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Applying to the Phase 2 COVID-19 Bill
May 15, 2020

IRS Fact Sheet New Employee Retention Credit Helps Employers Keep Employees on Payroll
May 8, 2020

IRS Updated FAQs #64 and #65, Regarding the COVID-19 Employee Retention Credit for How Eligible Employers Treat Health Care Expenses
May 8, 2020

IRS Added FAQ #79, Regarding Businesses That Repay Their Paycheck Protection Program Loan by May 14, 2020
May 8, 2020

Notice 2020-32: Providing Guidance Regarding the Deductibility for Federal Income Tax Purposes of Deductible Expenses Pursuant to the Paycheck Protection Program
April 30, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-25: Provides Guidance Allowing a Taxpayer to Change Its Depreciation under Section 168 for Certain Qualified Improvement Property
April 17, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-26: Examination of Returns and Claims for Refund, Credit or Abatement; Determination of Correct Tax Liability
April 13, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-22: CARES Act Relating To Interest Expenses Under Section 163(J)
April 10, 2020

Notice 2020-23: Update to Notice 2020-18, Additional Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
April 10, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-24: Examination of Returns and Claims for Refund, Credit, or Abatement; Determination of Correct Tax Liability
April 9, 2020

Notice 2020-26: Extension of Time to File Application for Tentative Carryback Adjustment
April 9, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-23: Partnership Bonus Depreciation and CARES Act
April 8, 2020

IRS Form 7200 Advance Payment of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19
April 1, 2020

Instructions for Form 7200 Advance Payment of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19
April 1, 2020

News Release: IR-2020-58, Tax Day Now July 15: Treasury, IRS Extend Filing Deadline and Federal Tax Payments Regardless Of Amount
March 21, 2020

News Release IR-2020-57, Treasury, IRS and Labor Announce Plan to Implement Coronavirus-Related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses to Swiftly Recover the Cost of Providing Coronavirus-Related Leave
March 20, 2020

IRS Notice 2020-18: Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
March 20, 2020

IRS Notice 2020-17: Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
March 18, 2020

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State Tax Administration

AICPA Updates on State Tax Filing Guidance for Coronavirus Pandemic
March 20, 2020

Other Federal Guidance

CDC Orders Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
Sep. 1, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on PPP Loan Forgiveness
Aug. 11, 2020

Executive Order on Fighting the Spread of COVID-19 by Providing Assistance to Renters and Homeowners
Aug. 8, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Frequently Asked Questions on PPP Loan Forgiveness
Aug. 7, 2020

FHFA: Multifamily Property Owners in Forbearance Now Required to Inform Tenants of Eviction Suspension and Tenant Protections
Aug. 6, 2020

FHFA's Webpage on Coronavirus Actions

Fannie Mae Important COVID-19 Updates

Freddie Mac Bulletin 2020-8 Selling Guidance Related to COVID-19

News Release: FHFA Provides Tenant Protections
June 29, 2020

FDIC Issues Final Rule to Mitigate the Deposit Insurance Assessment Effect of Participation in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the PPP Liquidity Facility, and the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility
June 22, 2020

News Release: FHFA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium
June 17, 2020

Press Release: Federal Reserve Board Announces It Will Be Seeking Public Feedback on Proposal to Expand Its Main Street Lending Program to Provide Access to Credit for Nonprofit Organizations
June 15, 2020

Press Release: Federal Reserve Board Expands Its Main Street Lending Program to Allow More Small and Medium-Sized Businesses to Be Able to Receive Support
June 8, 2020

Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program – SBA Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower and Lender Responsibilities
May 22, 2020

Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program –Requirements – Loan Forgiveness
May 22, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
May 15, 2020

News Release: Federal Housing Finance Agency Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium
May 14, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
May 6, 2020

Interim Final Rule on Extension of Limited Safe Harbor with Respect to Certification Concerning Need for PPP Loan Request
May 8, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
May 6, 2020

Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Modify Liquidity Coverage Ratio for Banks Participating in Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility and Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility
May 5, 2020

Updated Coronavirus Relief Fund Frequently Asked Questions
May 4, 2020

FHFA Announces Tools to Help Renters Find Out if They are Protected from Eviction
May 4, 2020

Federal Reserve Expands Access to Its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility (PPPLF) To Additional Lenders, and Expands the Collateral That Can Be Pledged
April 30, 2020

Federal Reserve Board Announces It Is Expanding the Scope and Eligibility for the Main Street Lending Program
April 30, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
April 29, 2020

Federal Reserve Board Announces an Expansion of the Scope and Duration of the Municipal Liquidity Facility
April 27, 2020

Federal Reserve Announces It Is Working to Expand Access to Its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility for Additional SBA-Qualified Lenders
April 23, 2020

Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program FAQs
April 23, 2020

Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund FAQs
April 22, 2020

Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund Guidance for State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Governments
April 22, 2020

Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund Census Data and Methodology
April 17, 2020

Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund List of Eligible Local Governments
April 17, 2020

SBA Debt Relief Guidance for 7(a), 504, and Micro loans
April 17, 2020

Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program - Additional Eligibility Criteria and Requirements for Certain Pledges of Loans
April 14, 2020

Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program
April 14, 2020

Federal Reserve Announces Its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility Is Fully Operational and Available to Provide Liquidity to Eligible Financial Institutions
April 14, 2020

USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
April 13, 2020

Federal Bank Regulators Issue Interim Final Rule for Paycheck Protection Program Facility
April 9, 2020

Small Business Loan Program Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program
April 3, 2020

SBA COVID-19 Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
April 1, 2020

FHFA Authorizes Loan Processing Flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Customers
March 31, 2020

Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
March 26, 2020

Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Statement Encouraging Responsible Small-Dollar Lending to Consumers and Small Businesses in Response to COVID-19
March 26, 2020

FDIC Statement on Loan Modifications and Reporting for Institutions Working with Customers Affected by the Coronavirus
March 25, 2020

News Release: FHFA Authorizes the Enterprises to Support Additional Liquidity in the Secondary Mortgage Market
March 23, 2020

New Release: FHFA Directs Enterprises to Grant Flexibilities for Appraisal and Employment Verifications
March 23, 2020

Press Release: Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement
March 23, 2020

Joint Press Release: Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
March 22, 2020

Federal Reserve Press Release: Coordinated central bank action to further enhance the provision of U.S. dollar liquidity
March 20, 2020

FDIC Interim Final Rule and Request for Comment - Regulatory Capital Rule: Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility
March 19, 2020

Press Release: Federal Reserve Board broadens program of support for the flow of credit to households and businesses by establishing a Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility (MMLF)
March 18, 2020

Term Sheet: Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility
March 18, 2020

Commercial Paper Funding Facility 2020: Program Terms and Conditions
March 17, 2020

Statement on the Use of Capital and Liquidity Buffers
March 17, 2020

Federal Register Notice: Interim Final Rule
March 17, 2020

Press Release: Federal Reserve Actions to Support the Flow of Credit to Households and Businesses
March 15, 2020

Press Release: Coordinated Central Bank Action to Enhance the Provision of U.S. Dollar Liquidity
March 15, 2020

Press Release: Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement
March 15, 2020

White House Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak 
March 13, 2020

FEMA COVID-19 Emergency Declaration 
March 13, 2020

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Other Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Coronavirus Website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communication Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Main Street Resources

The National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) list of state-level action on COVID-19

National Governors Association (NGA) COVID-19 Resource Page

Pandemic Guide for Real Estate Managers from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
March 10, 2020

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

Legislation

New Democrat Coalition Recommendations for Coronavirus Response & Economic Recovery
March 19, 2020

House Financial Services Chairwoman Waters Proposes Legislative Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 18, 2020

Proposals, Advocacy and Related Correspondence

Letter from 103 Members of Congress Urging House Leadership to Include Affordable Housing Provisions in next round of COVID-19 Relief Legislation
July 31, 2020

67 Mayors Sign-On to Bipartisan Letter to Congress Urging to Include Housing Credit Provisions in Next COVID-19 Response Legislation
June 1, 2020

Wyden Finance Press Release: Wyden Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities For Next COVID-19 Relief Package
May 22, 2020

ACTION Campaign Comment Letter to Congress Urging Them to Enact Policies to Help Mitigate the Damage to Affordable Housing Production for the Next Response Package
May 5, 2020

NCSHA Memorandum Summarizing State Housing Finance Agency Federal Policy Priorities in Response to COVID-19
April 28, 2020

Letter From NPH Northern California to Speaker Pelosi and California Congressional Delegation Regarding Uniting Behind Policies That Ensure All People Have Access to Safe and Stable Housing
April 27, 2020 

Pennsylvania Delegation Letter to Congressional Leadership on LIHTC
April 20, 2020

Pennsylvania Delegation Letter to Treasury and IRS on LIHTC
April 20, 2020

Chairman Neal-Representative Delbene Letter to Treasury on LIHTC Deadlines
April 10, 2020

ACTION Letter to Treasury and IRS Urging to Provide Deadline Extensions and Other Accommodations for the LIHTC Program
April 8, 2020

NLIHC Research Note: The Need for Emergency Rental Assistance During the COVID-19 and Economic Crisis
April 7, 2020

ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Tax Credit and Equity Financing Committee Request to IRS/Treasury for COVID-19 Relief for Tax Credit Projects
April 2, 2020

NCSHA Letter to HUD on CPD Program Accommodations
March 30, 2020

LIIF Policy Update: LIIF Shares Federal Policy Recommendations to Address Immediate COVID-19 Challenges
March 24, 2020

NCSHA letter to IRS on COVID-19 and the Housing Credit Program
March 23, 2020

National Association of Bond Lawyers Letter to Congress, Treasury – Suggestions to Alleviate Financial Crisis Relating to State and Local Government Ability to Borrow with Tax-Exempt Bonds and Related Matters
March 22, 2020

Joint Enterprise, HPN, LISC, OFN, National NeighborWorks Association, and SAHF recommendations on COVID-19 response
March 22, 2020

SAHF Housing Stability Proposals for the Lowest Income People on COVID-19 response
March 22, 2020

Enterprise COVID-19 Response Policy Recommendations Letter to Congressional Leadership
March 21, 2020

NLHA and Other Real Estate Organizations Letter to Congressional Leaders Proposing Relief for Renters and Owners
March 19, 2020

ACTION Campaign Recommendations to Congress for COVID-19 Relief Package Related to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
March 18, 2020

NAHB’s COVID-19 Response Letter to President Trump
March 17, 2020

NAHB’s Letter to President Trump - Policy Proposals to Help Stabilize the Housing Sector in the Near Term
March 17, 2020

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IRS Guidance

Notice 2020-25: Expanded Temporary Rule Allowing Governmental Issuers to Purchase Certain of Their Own Tax-Exempt Bonds
May 4, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-21: Provides Temporary Guidance Regarding the Public Approval Requirement Under the Internal Revenue Code (Code) for Tax-Exempt Qualified Private Activity Bonds
May 4, 2020

IRS Regulatory Relief Available During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 21, 2020

Rev. Proc. 2020-26: Examination of Returns and Claims for Refund, Credit or Abatement; Determination of Correct Tax Liability
April 13, 2020

Allocating Agency Policies and Announcements

State Emergency Rental Assistance Program Matrix
May 6, 2020

Notes from Novogradac Blog Post: LIHTC Allocating Agencies Respond to Coronavirus 
March 13, 2020 (Updated March 18, 2020)

Alabama

AHFA Compliance Updates and Tips on HOME Loan Closings
April 15, 2020

A Message From AHFA Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 6, 2020

Alaska

AHFC Coronavirus Resource Page
April 6, 2020

AHFC Apply for Reduced Rent
April 6, 2020

Health and Well-Being of Alaska Housing Residents is Paramount during COVID-19 Pandemic
April 6, 2020

AHFC Loss of Income Due to COVID-19 Application Form
March 23, 2020

Arizona

Information Bulletin No. 17-20: COVID-19 Compliance Guidance for ADOH Assisted Rental Properties
Aug. 13, 2020

Information Bulletin No. 26-20: LIHTC Placed In Service Date
June 4, 2020

Information Bulletin No. 24-20: LIHTC 10% Test Late Fees and Loan Payment Deferrals
April 27, 2020

Mortgage Help For Homeowners Impacted Coronavirus
April 6, 2020

Rental Eviction Prevention Assistance
April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Compliance Guidance for ADOH Assisted Rental Properties
March 18, 2020

Arkansas

COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Employees

California

TCAC Memorandum: IRS Guidance for 2020 – Recertifications and Monitoring
Juy 17, 2020

CTCAC Memorandum: Updated Compliance Workshops and Desk Audits
June 16, 2020

Recipients of 2018 and 2019 9 Percent LIHTC Placed in Service Deadline Extensions for COVID-19 Disaster Declaration
June 15, 2020

Restarting Safely: Construction Under California’s Shifting Shelter-In-Place Orders
April 24, 2020

TCAC Memo: Additional Guidance for Income Verifications and Documentation during COVID-19 Pandemic
April 13, 2020

CalHFA COVID-19 Hardship Request Procedure
April 6, 2020

CalHFA Our Response to COVID-19
April 6, 2020

TCAC Updated Compliance Workshops and COVID-19 Precautionary Monitoring Changes
March 24, 2020

Guidance for Recertification Procedures, Service Amenities, and Work Orders amidst COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” and “Quarantine” Orders
March 19, 2020

Message Regarding TCAC Readiness to Proceed Deadline
March 18, 2020

Compliance Workshops and COVID-19 Precautionary Monitoring Changes
March 13, 2020

Colorado

CHFA: Asset Management Multifamily Compliance Interim Compliance Policies
April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Updates for Multifamily Partners
April 7, 2020

CHFA Firststep Programs: Electronic Signatures Allowed On Initial Applicant Affidavit
April 7, 2020

CHFA Updates Related to COVID-19
April 6, 2020

CHFA News: Home Finance CHFA is Fully Operational and Continues to Purchase Loans Daily
March 27, 2020

Connecticut

Updated Information on COVID-19 Regarding Inspections, Compliance Monitoring, Site Visits and Insurance Invoices
March 20, 2020

CHFA Multifamily Announcement Inspections, Compliance Monitoring and Site Visits COVID-19
March 13, 2020

Delaware

Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP)
April 6, 2020

Florida

Florida Housing COVID-19 Information and Resources
April 6, 2020

FHFC Multifamily Programs COVID-19
April 3, 2020

FHFC Compliance & Asset Management COVID-19
March 20, 2020

Georgia

Georgia COVID-19 Interim Response Q&A
March 30, 2020

Georgia Interim Policy in Reponse to COVID-19
March 17, 2020

DCA Interim Policy in Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020

Hawaii

HHFDC Consolidated Application Round
April 17, 2020

HHFDC Compliance Monitoring During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 6, 2020

HHFDC COVID-19 Resources for Independent Contractors
April 2, 2020

HHFDC Guidance for Homeowners and Renters
March 31, 2020

Idaho

Idaho COVID-19 Update Important Information about IHFA Loan Processing
March 27, 2020

Illinois

Modification of Asset Management Monitoring Activities based on COVID‐19
March 13, 2020

Indiana

RED Notice 20-22: Tax Credit Relief under IRS Revenue Procedure 2014-49
April 9, 2020

RED Notice 20-23: Change to 2021 9 Percent Application Due Date & Suspension of 4 Percent Bond Applications
April 9, 2020

RED Notice 20-19: Compliance Guidance for IHCDA Funded Rental Properties
April 3, 2020

RED Notice 20-18: Inspection and Monitoring Policy Updated
March 16, 2020

RED Notice 20-18: Inspection and Monitoring Policy COVID-19
March 11, 2020

Kansas

Letter from Ryan Vincent, Executive Director to KHRC Regarding Our Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak
March 20, 2020

Letter from Ryan Vincent, Executive Director to KHRC Regarding Our Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak
March 16, 2020

Letter from Ryan Vincent, Executive Director to KHRC Regarding Our Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak
March 13, 2020

Kentucky

KHC Notice to Partners: KHC's Inspection and Monitoring Policy in Response to COVID-19
April 28, 2020

Interim Guidance For Multifamily Partners In use during the COVID-19 State & National emergency
March 26, 2020

Updated Notice to Partners: KHC's Inspection and Monitoring Policy in Response to COVID-19
March 26, 2020

Notice To Partners: KHC’s Inspection and Monitoring Policy in Response to COVID-19
March 13, 2020

Louisiana

Louisiana Staff Policy for Desk Reviews During COVID-19
March 12, 2020

Maine

COVID-19 Updates at MaineHousing
April 6, 2020

Maryland

DHCD COVID-19 Resource Page

Guidelines for Mortgages Affected by COVID-19 Page

Massachusetts

Massachusetts DHCD COVID-19 Website

COVID-19 Information or MassHousing Borrowers Page

DHCD FAQ #2 – Clarification on Rent Increases in Private Affordable Housing
April 24, 2020

Michigan

MSHDA Housing Counseling Agencies COVID-19 Response
April 1, 2020

MSHDA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Inspection and Monitoring Protocol
March 27, 2020

Minnesota

COVID-19 and Minnesota Housing

Minnesota Housing CARES Act Stimulus Payments and Federal Unemployment Insurance
May 13, 2020

COVID-19 and Minnesota Housing Multifamily Portfolio: Additional Guidance on General Questions and Minnesota Housing Operations
April 29, 2020

Minnesota Housing Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Comparison: Federal CARES Act and State of Minnesota Executive Order 20-14
April 27, 2020

Emergency Executive Order 20-33, Extending Stay at Home Order and Temporary Closure of Bars, Restaurants, and Other Places of Public Accommodation
April 8, 2020

COVID-19 and Minnesota Housing Multifamily Portfolio: Additional Guidance from Asset Management for Property Owners and Property Management Staff
March 31, 2020

Multifamily Housing eNews: Additional Guidance from Asset Management for Property Owners and Property Management Staff
March 31, 2020

Minnesota Housing eNews: Governor Walz’s Executive Order on Suspension of Evictions and Writs of Recovery
March 30, 2020

Emergency Executive Order 20-20, Directing Minnesotans to Stay at Home
March 25, 2020

Executive Order Summary FAQ - Stay at Home Order
March 25, 2020

Emergency Executive Order 20-14, Suspending Evictions and Writs of Recovery During the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency
March 23, 2020

Emergency Executive Order 20-14, Frequently Asked Questions
March 23, 2020

Minnesota Housing COVID-19: Multifamily Updates
March 18, 2020

Mississippi

Mississippi Releases Plan to Carry Out HOPWA Activities Authorized by Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
April 29, 2020

Mississippi Releases Plan to Carry Out Emergency Solutions Grants Activities Authorized by Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
April 27, 2020

Program Bulletin #20-3103: Housing Tax Credit Compliance Monitoring Requirement Update: COVID-19 Evictions
March 31, 2020

Missouri

MHDC Updated Guidance on COVID‐19
March 26, 2020

Montana

Montana Housing Guidance on COVID-19 Page

Montana Emergency Housing Assistance Now Available for Montana Families Hardest Hit by COVID-19
April 17, 2020

Montana Governor Bullock Releases Directive on Eviction Restrictions
April 13, 2020

Directive Implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 and Providing Additional Guidance Related To Evictions and Establishing Relief Funds for Affected Renters
April 13, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces Consumer Protections to Lessen Financial Hardships on Montanans During COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2020

Directive Implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 Providing Measures to Limit Foreclosures, Evictions, and Disconnections from Service
March 30, 2020

Montana Updated Housing Guidance on COVID-19
March 20, 2020

Montana Housing Guidance on COVID-19
March 18, 2020

Nebraska

NIFA COVID-19 Resource Page

NIFA Program Update 20-11, Program Changes in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 1, 2020

Governor Pete Ricketts Signed LB 1198, Emergency Funds, Temporarily Suspends Evictions for Impacted Nebraskans
March 25, 2020

NIFA LIHTC and AHTC 2020 Round Two Application Deadlines Extended
March 19, 2020

NIFA LIHTC Compliance Monitoring and Site Inspection Guidance During the COVID‐19 Pandemic
March 18, 2020

NIFA Program Update 20-06, COVID-19 Pandemic
March 17, 2020

Nevada

NHD COVID-19 Resources and FAQ's
April 7, 2020

NHD COVID-19 Memo to Multi-Family Partners
March 17, 2020

New Hampshire

Memo to Multi-Family Asset Management Partners Providing Information on COVID-19
April 10, 2020

Notice to Owners and Management Agents of Multi-Family Properties Regarding NHHFA Reserve and Forbearance Policy
April 10, 2020

NHHFA Notice of Funding Availability Emergency Assistance Loan Fund (EALF)
April 3, 2020

News from New Hampshire Housing: Your Steady Partner in Rough Times
April 3, 2020

New Hampshire Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) Application Due Dates Have Been Extended
March 30, 2020

New Hampshire 2020 Application Schedule for 2021 LIHTCs Qualified Allocation Plan – Pending Governor Approval
March 30, 2020

New Jersey

Lender Bulletin Archive Page

New Jersey Executive Order 128, Allowing Tenants, Upon Written or Electronic Request, to Have All or Part of Their Deposit and Their Portion of the Interest Accrued Applied or Credited Towards Rent
April 29, 2020

Lender Bulletin 2020-3: NJHMFA Single Family Loan Program Procedures During COVID-19 Modified Work Environment
March 24, 2020

New Jersey Governor Murphy Announces Effort to Help Renters, Homeowners Threatened by Potential Foreclosure
March 19, 2020

New Mexico

MFA COVID-19 Response
April 6, 2020

New York

NYSHCR: COVID-19 Helpful Links and FAQ’s

NYCHDC: Important Message from President Eric Enderlin on COVID-19

COVID-19: FAQ for Residential and Commercial Buildings
March 26, 2020

North Carolina

COVID-19 Information and Resources
April 6, 2020

NCHFA Full Application Update
March 19, 2020

Multifamily Asset Management Compliance Guidance Related To COVID-19
March 19, 2020

North Dakota

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Inspection and Monitoring Protocol
March 16, 2020

Oklahoma

COVID-19 Announcements for Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency
April 6, 2020

Ohio

OHFA COVID-19 Guidance to Properties with Ohio 811 PRA Funding
March 27, 2020

Multifamily Housing Compliance News Flash Update
March 26, 2020

Multifamily Housing Compliance News Flash Update
March 23, 2020

Director's Order that All Persons Stay at Home Unless Engaged in Essential Work or Activity
March 23, 2020

Multifamily Housing Compliance News Flash
March 16, 2020

Oregon

Amending the OEAP Operations Manual Temporary to Accommodate For the COVID-19 Outbreak
March 20, 2020

Pennsylvania

PHFA COVID-19 Questions and Answers
April 7, 2020

South Carolina

SC Housing 2020 Housing Tax Credit Program Tax Exempt Bond Program Update
March 19, 2020

SC Housing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message
March 19, 2020

South Dakota

Funding Available Through the CARES Act for Nonprofits and Units of Local Government
April 7, 2020

Tennessee

Lender Temporary Guidance During COVID-19
March 30, 2020

Notice from THDA Multifamily Programs Divisions Regarding COVID-19
March 18, 2020

Texas

Texas COVID-19 Housing Resources and Information Page

Guidance on Emergency Maintenance and Tenant Screening
April 1, 2020

TDHCA Controlled Multifamily Properties Temporary Relief
March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Maintenace Request Guidance
March 24, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Compliance Monitoring
March 17, 2020

TDHCA Compliance Guidance Related to COVID-19
March 19, 2020

Utah

Utah Housing Corporation COVID-19 Response
April 2, 2020

Vermont

COVID-19 Vermont Affordable Housing Updates Page

Impact of COVID-19 Request for Assistance
April 2, 2020

Loan Assistance Survey Request Form
April 2, 2020

VHFA Interim Guidance on COVID‐19 (Coronavirus)
March 19, 2020

Virgin Islands

VIHFA COVID-19 Updates and News Releases Page

Virginia

Virginia Housing Customers and Partners Impacted by the COVID-19 Virus Page

Compliance and Asset Management COVID‐19 Compliance Monitoring Guidance
March 23, 2020

Washington

Notice To Tax Credit Property Owners in Washington State to Temporarily Rent To Households Displaced By the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2020

WSHFC Federal Disaster COVID-19 Displaced Household Certification
March 31, 2020

Guidance for Owners Wishing To Provide Temporary Housing to Victims of the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 27, 2020

Special Compliance Guidance for Owners and Managers During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 16, 2020

West Virginia

Use of Electronic Signatures During COVID-19 Pandemic
March 25, 2020

Multifamily Mortgage Loans and COVID-19
March 25, 2020

West Virginia Housing Development Fund Inspection and Monitoring Policy in Response to COVID-19
March 16, 2020

Wisconsin

WHEDA News and Information Gov. Tony Evers Issues Emergency Order #15; WHEDA Adapts Housing Support
March 27, 2020

State of Wisconsin Emergency Order #15 Temporary Ban on Evictions and Foreclosures
March 27, 2020

State of Wisconsin Emergency Order #12 Safer at Home Order
March 24, 2020

WHEDA Management Review Inspections Postponed
March 17, 2020

WHEDA FAQs for Homeowners, Renters, Housing Providers in Response to COVID-19

Wyoming

COVID-19 Notice to Borrowers In Response to Guidance from Government Leaders and Healthcare Professionals
April 6, 2020

WCDA Notice to Customers and Partners about COVID-19 Update
April 6, 2020

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Other Resources

National Council of Housing Market Analysts (NCHMA) Memo on COVID-19’s Impact on Field Work for Market Studies
April 7, 2020

Notes from Novogradac Blog Post: COVID-19 Declaration May Allow Flexibility for LIHTC, Bond Developments 
March 15, 2020 (Updated March 18, 2020)

NMHC’s Coronavirus Resources for Apartment Firms
March 16, 2020

NMHC Calls on Lawmakers to Provide Direct Financial Assistance to Renters
March 13, 2020

Guidance from the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)
March 11, 2020

Enterprise Community Partners COVID-19 Response and Updates Page

Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) COVID-19 Resource Page

National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) COVID-19 Resources and Updates Page

National Housing Conference (NHC) COVID-19 Resource Page

National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) COVID-19 Resources and Updates Page

CDC: Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Legislation

H.R. 6314, Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020
April 8, 2020

Press Release: Brown, Waters, Heck Introduce Legislation to Help Renters During the Coronavirus Pandemic
May 8, 2020

H.R. 6321, Financial Protections and Assistance for America’s Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act
March 23, 2020

House Financial Services Chairwoman Waters Proposes Legislative Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 18, 2020

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Proposals, Advocacy and Related Correspondence

Real Estate Coalition Letter to Congress Urging Strong Rental Assistance Program
Sep. 3, 2020

HOME Coalition COVID-19 Letter to Leadership
May 6, 2020

National Real Estate Letter to Leadership in Support of Rental Assistance
May 6, 2020

HUD Increases and Expands Flexibility of Funds for Public Housing Authorities to Fight COVID-19
May 5, 2020

Housing Coalition Letter to Congress on Emergency Rental Assistance
May 4, 2020

HUD Allocates Second Wave of Relief Funds, Over Half a Billion Dollars to Help Protect Low-Income Americans
May 1, 2020

NCSHA Memorandum Summarizing State Housing Finance Agency Federal Policy Priorities in Response to COVID-19
April 28, 2020

Letter to Speaker Pelosi and California Congressional Delegation Regarding Uniting Behind Policies That Ensure All People Have Access to Safe and Stable Housing
April 27, 2020 

Letter From CHCDF to Congress Urging to Include Resources for Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs in the Next Coronavirus Emergency Response Package
April 23, 2020

Public Housing Trade Associations Letter to Congress on COVID-19
April 8, 2020

LIIF Policy Update: LIIF Shares Federal Policy Recommendations to Address Immediate COVID-19 Challenges
March 24, 2020

Joint Enterprise, HPN, LISC, OFN, National NeighborWorks Association, and SAHF recommendations on COVID-19 response
March 22, 2020

SAHF Housing Stability Proposals for the Lowest Income People on COVID-19 response
March 22, 2020

Enterprise COVID-19 Response Policy Recommendations Letter to Congressional Leadership
March 21, 2020

Sign-On Letter to White House Coronavirus Task Force Calling for Support for Seniors in HUD, USDA Homes
March 20, 2020

Real Estate Coalition Letter to Congress on COVID-19 Response
March 19, 2020

NAHRO Letter to Congress, HUD Calling for Help for Housing Providers During COVID-19 Crisis
March 19, 2020

NLIHC and NLHP Letter to HUD About Protecting Tenants and Homeowners in Response to COVID-19
March 19, 2020

NAHB’s COVID-19 Response Letter to President Trump
March 17, 2020

Letter to Comptroller Otting Urging To Cease All Pending Rulemaking at the OCC That Are Not a Direct Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020

Letter to Chairman McWilliams Urging To Cease All Pending Rulemaking at the FDIC That Are Not a Direct Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020

Letter to Secretary Carson Regarding Ceasing all Pending Rulemaking Processes at the Department of Housing and Urban Development
March 17, 2020

IRS Guidance

Rev. Proc. 2020-26: Examination of Returns and Claims for Refund, Credit or Abatement; Determination of Correct Tax Liability
April 13, 2020

HUD Guidance

HUD’s SoundCloud Page

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) COVID-19 Resources

HUD's COVID-19 Resource Page

Message from Secretary Carson
March 13, 2020

Message from Public and Indian Housing
March 2, 2020

Guidance for Special Needs Populations
March 13, 2020

Loss Mitigation Guidance for Single Family Stakeholders
March 9, 2020

Single Family Housing Guidance for Stakeholders
March 3, 2020

Housing Counseling Guidance for HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agencies
March 3, 2020

Message from Multifamily Housing
March 3, 2020

Message from Community Planning and Development
March 13, 2020

Q&A for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 24, 2020

Q&A on Human Resources Flexibilities and Authorities for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
March 13, 2020

Quick Guide to CDBG Eligible Activities to Support Infectious Disease Response
March 13, 2020

Q&A for Office of Healthcare Programs External Stakeholders: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 13, 2020

Q&A for Office of Single Family Housing: COVID-19 Questions and Answers
March 13, 2020

Continuation of FHA Single Family Business Operations Related to COVID-19 and Temporary Partial Waiver of Servicing Requirements Regarding Face-to-Face Contact with Borrowers
March 13, 2020

Letter from the Office of Public and Indian Housing and the Office of Multifamily Housing
March 13, 2020

COVID-19 FAQs for the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) (including the Project-based Voucher Program (PBV)) and Native American Programs
March 13, 2020

60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: COVID-19 HUD Contingency Plan for HUD Multifamily Rental Project Closing Documents
Sep. 3, 2020

Waivers and Alternative Requirements for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program Under the CARES Act (Notice CPD-20-08)
Sep. 1, 2020

Updated Questions and Answers for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders
July 31, 2020

PIH 2020-18 CARES Act HCV Program Administrative Fees Second Award
July 31, 2020

PIH 2020-17 CARES Act HCV Program HAP Supplemental Funding
July 31, 2020

Promoting Housing Stability During the COVID-19 National Emergency
July 6, 2020

HUD Notice H 20-07 CARES Act Eviction Moratorium
July 1, 2020

Housing Trust Fund CARES Act Eviction Moratorium FAQs
June 16, 2020

Press Release: HUD Provides Remaining $2.96 Billion in Cares Act Funding for Homeless Populations Amid Coronavirus Recovery
June 9, 2020

HUD PIH Updates COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies
May 29, 2020

HUD Memorandum Update on Allocation of Funding from the CARES Act
​May 28, 2020

Press Release:  HUD Allocates Third Wave of CARES Act Funding Providing $1 Billion for Communities to Bolster Coronavirus Response and Relief Efforts
May 11, 2020

Updated Questions and Answers for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders
May 1, 2020

HOME Investment Partnerships Program FAQs Posted on the HUD Exchange
May 1, 2020

HUD Notice PIH 2020-08, On Accessing HCV Admin. Fee Funding In CARES Act
April 28, 2020

HUD Notice PIH 2020-07, Implementation of Supplemental Guidance to the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Fund Appropriations
April 28, 2020

COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies
April 22, 2020

CPD Program Formula Allocations and Cares Act Supplemental Funding For FY 2020
April 21, 2020

Eviction Moratorium COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies
April 21, 2020

Slides of the HUD PIH Industry Stakeholder Call
April 17, 2020

Updated Q&A for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 16, 2020

Updated Q&A for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 14, 2020

HUD Releases Section 108 Q&A Document for Assisting Business Borrowers Experiencing Distress as a Result of the Coronavirus
April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Waiver Summary Chart
April 10, 2020

CPD Memo: Availability of Waivers and Suspensions of the HOME Program Requirements in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
April 10, 2020

CPD Memo: Suspensions and Waivers to Facilitate Use of HOME-Assisted TBRA for Emergency and Short-term Assistance in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
April 10, 2020

Mortgagee Letter 2020-09, Implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Forbearance
April 10, 2020

Mortgagee Letter 2020-11, Underwriting Mitigants for Multifamily Housing Projects Due to Economic Impact of COVID-19 Emergency
April 10, 2020

Notice PIH 2020-05, COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers
April 10, 2020

CARES Act Flexibilities for CDBG Funds Used To Support Coronavirus Response and Plan Amendment Waiver
April 9, 2020

Annual and Interim Recertification Protocol during COVID-19
April 9, 2020

SoundCloud Recording Multifamily Updated COVID-19 Guidance
April 7, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Slides
April 3, 2020

Recording of the HUD PIH Stakeholder Call
April 3, 2020

HUD Moves Quickly to Make $3 Billion of COVID-19 Relief Funding Available to Communities Across the Nation
April 2, 2020

Q&A for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 2, 2020

CDBG-DR COVID-19 FAQs
March 31, 2020

HUD PIH Posts Updated COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies
March 30, 2020

CDBG COVID-19 Q&A: Staff Costs and Unused and Partially Utilized Space
March 25, 2020

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19
March 25, 2020

News Release: FHFA Moves to Provide Eviction Suspension Relief for Renters in Multifamily Properties
March 23, 2020

HUD Office of General Counsel Frequently Asked Questions for Multifamily Closings During COVID-19 Pandemic
March 20, 2020

HUD Office of General Counsel Best Practices for Electronic Submissions in Multifamily Closings During the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 20, 2020

Transcript of A Message from Commissioner Montgomery regarding COVID-19
March 17, 2020

Global 30-day Extension for All Submissions with a Due Date of 3/31/20
March 13, 2020

HUD Memo Confirming REAC Inspections Postponement Until Further Notice
March 12, 2020

Letter to Executive Directors, Tribal Leaders, and Multifamily Property Owners Regarding the Coronavirus
March 12, 2020

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Other Guidance

State Emergency Rental Assistance Program Matrix
May 6, 2020

USDA-RHS Message to Housing Partners on their COVID-19 Relief Efforts
March 23, 2020

FHFA Suspends Foreclosures and Evictions for Enterprise-Backed Mortgages
March 18, 2020

Public Charge Alert
March 13, 2020

How Programs Addressing Homelessness Can Prepare for the Coronavirus
March 12, 2020

CDC: Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities

New Markets Tax Credit

CDFI Fund

CDFI Fund Extends Application Deadline for FY 2020 CDFI Program and NACA Program Funding Round
April 9, 2020

Update from CDFI Fund Director Jodi Harris
April 1, 2020

An Important Message from CDFI Fund Director Jodie Harris
March 17, 2020

Proposals, Advocacy and Correspondence

Congressman Letter to Treasury and IRS Requesting Relief From Certain Provisions Impacting the NMTC Program in Order to Ensure CDEs Can Offer Flexibility to Businesses in Communities Distressed Before COVID-19
May 29, 2020

LIIF Policy Update: LIIF Shares Federal Policy Recommendations to Address Immediate COVID-19 Challenges
March 24, 2020

Call to Action: $1 Billion in New Federal Funds for CDFIs’ COVID-19 Rapid Response
March 18, 2020

NMTC Guidance

Notice 2020-49: Treasury, IRS Provide Tax Relief to Investors and Businesses Affected by COVID-19 in New Markets Tax Credit Transactions
June 12, 2020

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Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones Working Group Request to Postpone Certain Deadlines and Provide Reasonable Cause Guidance under Opportunity Zones due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 7, 2020

IRS Guidance 

IRS Notice 2020-39: Relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds and Investors Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
June 4, 2020

Legislation

H.R. 6529, COVID-19 Impacted Small Business Opportunity Zone Act
April 17, 2020

Congressman Denver Riggleman Introduces The Opportunity Zone Extension Act
April 14, 2020

H.R. 6513, The Opportunity Zone Extension Act
April 14, 2020

Proposals, Advocacy and Correspondence

Congressman Kind and Kelly Letter to Treasury and IRS Regarding Recommendations to Provide Relief to Opportunity Zones Investments
May 19, 2020

Senators Letter to Treasury and IRS Regarding Recommendations for Immediate Relief for Opportunity Zones to Function
May 4, 2020

Tim Scott Leads Colleagues in Asking Treasury to Provide Relief for Opportunity Zones in the Wake of COVID-19
May 4, 2020

Historic Tax Credits

Federal Guidance

Notice 2020-58: IRS Extends Deadline to Meet Substantial Rehabilitation Test for Claiming Historic Tax Credit
July 30, 2020

ACHP Section 106 and Coronavirus Impacts

Blanket Extension Regarding Section 106 Review Of Undertakings Responding To Covid-19 Emergency and Disaster Declarations
April 3, 2020

ACHP Issues Extension for Use of Emergency Section 106 Procedures for Undertakings Responding to Coronavirus Outbreak
April 3, 2020

Proposals, Advocacy and Congressional Correspondence

Senators Letter to Treasury Urging to Use Section 7508a of the Internal Revenue Code to Grant a One-Year Extension to the “Substantial Rehabilitation Test” Requirements in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 22, 2020

NTHP Letter to Treasury Urging to Take Several Short-Term Steps to Ensure the Financial Viability of Historic Building Rehabilitation Projects Utilizing the Federal Historic Tax Credit
May 20, 2020

NTHP Preservation Group Letter to Congress Advocating for the Inclusion of Preservation Programs in the Next Coronavirus Recovery and Stimulus Legislation
April 30, 2020

Historic Tax Credit Advocates Economic Stimulus Request for COVID-19
April 23, 2020

Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Proposals, Advocacy and Related Correspondence

Letter from Senators to Treasury asking for Safe Harbor Provision to be Extended for Offshore Wind Projects
June 29, 2020

Letter From Congress to Speaker Pelosi and Leader Mccarthy, Urging Assistance to Those Working in Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Small Business — the Engines of Our Economy
June 26, 2020

Congress Letter to Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Hoyer Regarding the Devastating Impacts of COVID-19 on Jobs in the Clean Energy Industry
June 15, 2020

Senators Letter to Treasury Urging to Extend Safe Harbor Requirements for the “Start of Construction" and to Modify the "Physical Work Test"
May 21, 2020

Letter to Chairman Grassley Regarding the Continuity Safe Harbor Provided Under Existing Department of the Treasury Guidance for the PTC and ITC
April 23, 2020

Bipartisan Group of Senators Letter to Treasury Department Urging Regulatory Relief for Energy Tax Credits in Light of Pandemic Setbacks
April 23, 2020

Letter to Congress from Wind and Solar Industries Emphasizing the Critical Role Our Job‐Creating Industries Play In the American Economy and the Effects of COVID-19 on Workers and Businesses
April 6, 2020

SEIA COVID-19 Letter to Congress Providing Recommendations for Policy Actions That Will Help Save Jobs and Support Long-Term Growth
March 23, 2020

AWEA COVID-19 Letter to Congress Urging Government Stimulus Measures That Support the Clean Energy and Transportation Sectors
March 19, 2020

AWEA COVID 19 Impacts on American Wind Industry and Mitigation Proposals
March 18, 2020

House Democrats Push for Renewable Energy Tax Credits in Coronavirus Stimulus
February 27, 2020

IRS Guidance

Notice 2020-41: Beginning of Construction for Sections 45 and 48; Extension of Continuity Safe Harbor to Address Delays Related to COVID-19
May 27, 2020

Other Information

SEIA Coronavirus Information & Resources

Community Reinvestment Act

Federal Guidance

2020 List of Distressed or Underserved Nonmetropolitan Middle-Income Geographies
June 24, 2020

CRA Consideration for Activities in Response to the Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
May 27, 2020

The Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Joint Statement on CRA Consideration for Activities in Response to the COVID-19
March 19, 2020

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