What's trending in Affordable Housing



November 21, 2016

Author(s): Richard Michael Price, Edward Clancy, John J. Durso

HUD issuances from October and November, U.S. District Court blocks CMS from enforcing its ban on nursing home pre-dispute arbitration agreements. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing.

HUD

HUD notices on streamlining, energy efficiency, OCAFs, DDAs, QCTs, SAFMR and VAWA

This article catches us up on several topics and important HUD issuances this past October and November including streamlining certain multifamily requirements, seeking comments for utility benchmarking, issuing new operating cost adjust factors, new difficult-to-develop areas and qualified census tracts for the low-income housing tax credit program. There are also new rules on Small Area FMRs and the Violence Against Women Act.—Richard Michael Price

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Seniors Housing and Care

U.S. District Court blocks CMS from enforcing its ban on nursing home pre-dispute arbitration agreements

U.S. District Court injunction allows nursing facilities to continue using pre-dispute arbitration agreements.—Edward Clancy, John J. Durso, Stephanie T. Caldwell

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Upcoming Events

NP Webinar: How to submit 2530s under the new regulations

Location: Online webinar

Date: November 29, 2016

Speakers: Tatiana Gutierrez, Monica Sussman, Richard Price

Topics include: This panel will discuss the new rule, guidance and informal interpretations that will become increasingly important on how the new rule is implemented.

Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO) Annual Legal and Policy Seminar

Location: Richmond Omni | Richmond, VA

Date: December 1–2, 2016

Speaker: Harry Kelly

Topics include: Proposed legislative activity, relevant court cases from around the country, issues with expanding and preserving affordable housing opportunities, fair housing and much more.

Novogradac 2016 Tax Credit Housing Finance Conference

Location: The Cosmopolitan | Las Vegas, NV

Date: December 1–2, 2016

Speakers: Richard Goldstein, Monica Sussman

Topics include: 2017 equity marketplace trends, LIHTC debt solutions, innovative funding sources, year 15 strategies and much more.

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