Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (USDA-RHS)

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $250 million in grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide meals for older adults. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, provided the additional funding for the nutrition services programs authorized by the Older Americans Act (OAA) of 1965. These programs provide meals to more than 2.4 million older adults each year, both through home delivery and in places like community centers.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Department of Labor (DOL)

  • Click here for the DOL Coronavirus Website for the department’s latest updates
  • OSHA Guide to Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 
  • DOL announces its first round of published guidance to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.
  • DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced more guidance on implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Included is guidance on posters that must be displayed to fulfill notice requirements for employers obligated to inform employees about their rights under the new law.
  • DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced FAQs on implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Department of the Treasury

  • The Department of the Treasury provides webpage resources on provisions and implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act.

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)

  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) main webpage with links for Covid-19 resources
  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will offer multifamily property owners mortgage forbearance with the condition that they suspend all evictions for renters unable to pay rent due to the impact of coronavirus. Click here for more details.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business. These loans can provide economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. Further resources can be found on SBA’s website: www.SBA.gov/coronavirus and www.SBA.gov/disaster.

NAHMA and Industry Legislative Advocacy