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December 1, 2014
Periodical News Brief

On Oct. 15, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released report that provides recommendations for federal rental assistance policy. “Creating Opportunity for Children: How Housing Location Can Make a Difference” indicates that federal rental assistance programs...

October 25, 2011
Podcast

Super Committee Update; New Report on the NMTC; NMTC Extension Legislation; Rep. Brian Higgins Support for HTC; State Tax Credit Debate in Missouri; Bill to Extend the ITC to Offshore Wind; Reports on Domestic Renewable Energy; Inflation-Adjusted LIHTC and Bond caps for 2012; Affordable Housing Sign-On Letter; White House Affordable Housing Event; HUD’s Research Plans.

March 4, 2008
Podcast

RETC Extension Legislation; Housing Stimulus Bills; and a Report on Leverage Measures used by the LIHTC and NMTC programs.

December 3, 2013
Podcast

Budget Conference Committee; Capacity Building Initiative; H.R. 3439; New Markets Tax Credit Military Installation Act of 2013; Prior Use Rule and Virginia Schools; New York Tax Credit Review; Bending the Cost Curve on Affordable Rental Development: Understanding the Drivers of Cost; 2014 Rent and Income Limits Webinar; Master Limited Partnerships and Real Estate Investment Trusts: Opportunities and Potential Complications for Renewable Energy; Form 8835.

December 10, 2013
Podcast

Fiscal Year 2014 Budget; Tax Reform; Debt Ceiling; Better Buildings Challenge; Community Reinvestment Act 2014 First Quarter Exam Schedule; Mel Watt; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2014 Rent and Income Limits; CDFI Information Mapping System; Qualified Equity Investment Issuance Report; Ohio: Creating Jobs, Building Communities, Preserving Heritage; U.S. Deal Tracker Solar Report.

March 11, 2008
Podcast

Key compliance dates for NMTC applicants; Status of LIHTC modernization bill; Update on the current range of pricing for housing tax credits.

January 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

On Dec. 2, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Nani Coloretti to serve as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) after President Barack Obama’s nomination in March 2014 ...

December 17, 2013
Podcast

Fiscal Year 2014 Budget; Volcker Rule; Tax Extenders; Tax Reform; EITF 13-B; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2014 Rent and Income Limits; America’s Rental Housing: Evolving Markets and Needs; Stories of Community: 2013 Community Development Corporations Report; CIMS3; Maine Historic Tax Credit; Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit; Federal Courthouses: Better Planning Needed Regarding Reuse of Old Courthouses; Q3 2013 Solar Market Insight Report

March 18, 2008
Podcast

State Housing Agency Actions to Address Current LIHTC Equity Market Conditions; Effect of Lower LIHTC Equity Prices on NMTC Market; Impact of Debt Market Turbulence on Affordable Rental Housing.

March 25, 2008
Podcast

Housing Tax Credit Coordination Act and Community Restoration and Revitalization Act Urged as Additions to LIHTC Modernization Package

February 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

Red Mortgage Capital, the mortgage banking division of Red Capital Group LLC, announced Dec. 8, 2014, the origination of an FHA 223(f) loan for the rehabilitation of Walnut Creek Village in Baltimore, Ohio. ...

March 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Jan. 5 that it is waiving the U.S. Housing Act provisions for the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. Congress required HUD to integrate operations of the public housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) FSS programs. ...

November 17, 2009
Podcast

Ideas for Revitalizing the LIHTC Market; FHA's Financial Outlook; Sen. Schumer Requests Review of Section 1603 Program; Solar Manufacturing Jobs Creation Act Introduced

October 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

On August 25, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of $189 million in combined grants for the HOPE VI Revitalization program and the Choice Neighborhoods pilot initiative.

November 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published final fiscal year 2011 fair market rents (FMRs) in October.

December 1, 2010
Periodical News Brief

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) needs to improve compliance and oversight of jurisdictions' fair housing plans, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.

January 1, 2011
Periodical News Brief

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-MN, introduced H.R. 6468, the Rental Housing Revitalization Act, designed to revitalize public housing structures in need of capital for repairs.

February 1, 2011
Periodical News Brief

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) last month announced fiscal year (FY) 2010 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program funding awards to public housing agencies.

March 1, 2011
Periodical News Brief

In 2009, 7.1 million low-income households paid more than half their monthly income for rent or lived in substandard housing, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) report found.

April 1, 2011
Periodical News Brief

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., introduced legislation that would contribute $1 billion to the National Housing Trust Fund for the creation, preservation and rehabilitation of affordable housing.