February 7, 2020

HUD awards new construction grants for senior housing Today, HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing announced over $50 million in Capital Advance grants through its Section 202 program, Supporting Housing for…

January 31, 2020

House examines proposed changes to Community Reinvestment Act This week, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to question a top Administration official about the recently proposed reforms to…

January 24, 2020

HUD Secretary announces bus tour on affordable housing Today, HUD Secretary Carson announced that the Department will lead a bus tour across the nation focused on removing barriers to affordable…

January 17, 2020

Help NAHMA harness our membership strength! NAHMA’s 2020 Affordable 100 survey is now available. Responses will be accepted until Jan. 31. Besides publishing the data, the information collected is used for…

January 10, 2020

NAHMA hosts housing policy discussion with committee members This week, NAHMA hosted a joint call with our Government Affairs Committees to discuss Federal Affairs, Advocacy, Regulatory Affairs, Tax Credit, Senior…

January 3, 2020

NAHMA welcomes you to the new decade! NAHMA welcomes our members to a new decade of affordable housing management challenges and solutions. Congress returns next week to take up various…

December 20, 2019

Congress and White House reach spending deal to avoid another government shutdown This week, Congress completed the fiscal year 2020 (FY20) appropriations process, passing two major spending packages in both…

December 13, 2019

Lawmakers agree on spending deal ahead of deadline This week, key lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on fiscal year 2020 funding ahead of next week’s deadline. Details of…

December 6, 2019

Negotiators Aim for Weekend Funding Deal This week, House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) stated she will work through the weekend to finalize the fiscal year 2020 (FY20) spending bills…

November 22, 2019

Congress Averts Govt. Shutdown and Approves Funding Through Dec. 20 Yesterday, President Trump signed into law another continuing resolution (CR) that keeps the government operating through December 20, preventing a…

November 15, 2019

Congress to vote on a second Continuing Resolution Next week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on another continuing resolution (CR) funding bill to keep the government operating through…

November 8, 2019

Lawmakers consider short-term funding extension as deadline looms With less than two weeks to go before the current funding agreement expires, Congressional leaders from both chambers plan to meet early…

October 18, 2019

Federal courts delay “Public Charge” rule with temporary legal challenge On October 11, federal judges from three states issued injunctions to temporarily delay the Administration’s “public charge” rule from going…

October 11, 2019

Brian Montgomery nominated as HUD Deputy Secretary This week, President Trump nominated Brian Montgomery to serve as Deputy Secretary of HUD. If confirmed by the Senate, Montgomery will serve as…

October 4, 2019

Congress on Recess after passing Continuing Resolution Congress is on Recess for two weeks after enacting a short-term funding resolution to keep the government operating into the new fiscal year.…

September 27, 2019

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Keep Government Open This week, Congress enacted a Continuing Resolution (CR) to avert a shutdown and fund the government until November 21, 2019. The short-term…

September 20, 2019

Congress considers short-term measure to prevent funding lapse The House of Representatives this week approved a Continuing Resolution (CR), or stop-gap funding measure, that would continue fiscal year 2019 spending…

September 6, 2019

White House Releases Agency Road Map for Housing Reform Earlier this year, President Trump issued a memorandum directing the U.S.  Dept. of Treasury and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and…

August 30, 2019

Happy Labor Day from NAHMA! Congress remains on August Recess ahead of a busy fall schedule. We wish you all a happy Labor Day - the Washington Update will resume…

August 23, 2019

HUD releases 60-day NSPIRE Demonstration Notice and initial standards This week, HUD published its Notice of Demonstration to Assess the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE)…