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Looking Ahead to 2019 1.15.2019

We are still analyzing the 2018 midterm election results, but one thing is clear: Change is coming to Washington and the face of Congress will look different than ever before.

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Disparate Impact Rule Should be Upheld 7.17.2018

On June 20, HUD published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking on the Department’s 2013 implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects standard rule.Comments are due by August 20.

RAD Implementation Notices Expand Tools 7.17.2018

On July 2, HUD published two Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) notices that expand the tools participants have to preserve and recapitalize properties.

Making the Most of a Merger 7.17.2018

Earlier this year, Todd Nedwick shared Energy Efficiency for All’s strategy of “being at the table.” This strategy recently resulted in success during the Washington Gas and Light - AltaGas merger.

Staff Column: Creative Solutions to Housing Development 6.25.2018

We asked our Loan Analyst Natalie Patterson to share a little bit about how she came to the world of affordable housing finance. She is currently completing the National Development Council’s four-part Housing Development Finance Professional training, and below she discusses how it fits into a career journey that started her sophomore year of college.

Qualified Contracts Threaten Affordable Housing Preservation 6.25.2018

Affordable housing stakeholders know that properties financed with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (Housing Credits) are subject to a minimum 30-year affordability commitment.  A number of states either require or incentivize longer affordability periods.