What’s trending in Affordable Housing

July 13, 2017

Affordable Housing Blog

Author(s): Richard Michael Price

HUD issues new Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) guidance, FHFA seeks comments on housing goals. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing and community development.


HUD issues new Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide

HUD published revisions to the Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide June 30, 2017. This important guidance directs HUD staff and program participants on as they process renewal of Section 8 project-based contracts.—Richard Michael Price

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HUD issues revised Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) guidance

On June 30, 2017, HUD issued a new notice implementing the Violence Against Women (VAWA) Reauthorization Act of 2013 for multifamily owners and management agents.—Richard Michael Price

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Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac

FHFA seeks comments on housing goals

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued an announcement of a proposed rule with a request for comments on the housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 2018–2020. Comments are due September 5, 2017.—Richard Michael Price

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Upcoming Events

IPED Conference: Transforming Communities with Affordable Housing

Location: The Westin Cleveland Downtown | Cleveland, OH

Date: July 13, 2017

Speakers: Tatiana Abendschein, John Marti, Susanna Mitchell, Andrew Potts, Michael Reardon, Stephen Wallace

Topics include: This conference will provide a road map for how deals are getting done. This one-day seminar will feature industry experts and government officials as they explore opportunities, resources and solutions for affordable housing development.

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