The latest information on funding availability for HUD-subsidized Section 202 housing. This section also provides updates and information on regulatory guidance and legislative advocacy around housing finance, refinancing and preservation.
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A special "listening session" for members to have a conversation with the LeadingAge Cabinet on the Future of Affordable Senior Housing will take place at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting in Boston this fall during the housing policy forum.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) posted How to Preserve and Recapitalize a Section 236 Property a recent a webinar offering training and information on such preservation financial considerations as mortgage prepayment and IRP decoupling, rental considerations, applying for tenant protection vouchers, and taking a project with RAP or Rent Supplement subsidy through a RAD conversion.
The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is soliciting applications under its Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program to assist eligible rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units available to low- and very low-income persons.
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee passed the FY16 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) funding bill on May 13. Make your voice heard by Contacting Congress on the THUD bill.
In January of 2015, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued an interim rule describing how money from the National Housing Trust Fund would be made available to states, and what work must be accomplished by the states before funds can be made available. That rule was finalized in March 2015, and preliminary accumulations of funds may become available for use as soon as early 2016.