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Archive January 2019

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RADblast! Transaction Check-Ins and Join our Webinar on RAD Rents

Now that the federal government has resumed operations, the Office of Recapitalization’s Transaction Managers and Closing Coordinators will be checking in with PHAs regarding Financing Plans and closing dates to facilitate transactions and complete conversions.

NAHMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Application Available Online

Alexandria, Va., Jan. 16, 2019 - The NAHMA Educational Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships to be awarded to worthy student residents in 2019. This year will be the 13th consecutive year that the foundation has made scholarships available.

Advocacy Alert: SAHMA and Our National Partner NAHMA Urge Congress to Enact Full-Year Funding for HUD & USDA

Funding for HUD and USDA Rural Housing Programs expired on Dec. 21, 2018, and normal operations at both agencies are shutdown, which is negatively impacting all rental assistance programs, tenants, and SAHMA member properties.

Waiver and Alternative Requirement for Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Grantees

HUD published a notice in the Federal Register that addresses Community Development Block Grant disaster recovery (CDBG-DR) funds.

NAHMA Honors Affordable Housing Industry's Finest

Alexandria, Va., Jan. 7, 2019 -- The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) announces the winners of its annual Industry and AHMA Awards, which will be presented at its March 3-5 meeting in Washington, D.C. 

NAHMA HUD Update: TRACS Release 2.0.3.A Delayed Implementation Schedule and Cancellation of TRACS Industry Working Group Conference

Below, please find information from HUD regarding the delayed implementation schedule for TRACS Release 2.0.3.A and the cancellation of the TRACS Industry Working Group Conference.

Shutdown Impact on Multifamily Production and Asset Management Activities

The partial government shutdown continues as the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s spending authority expired on Friday, December 21, 2018, due to the lack of appropriated funding. 

NAHMAnalyses - Housing in high poverty areas, high opportunity areas, and "Opportunity Zones"

NAHMA published three NAHMAnalyses relating to housing and opportunity, including housing in high poverty areas and high opportunity areas, as well as investment in “Opportunity Zones.”

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