Housing Finance

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.

  1. Committee Adopts “RAD for PRAC” Authority

    A RAD expansion would allow interested 202/PRAC communities to convert their rental assistance to the Section 8 platform, through which the communities can leverage private capital to preserve their affordable housing over the long-term. “This is a small change in the way HUD operates that can make a big difference ...

  2. Full 202 Funding, Cuts to Other HUD Programs in House Bill

    President Trump has requested cuts to most every housing program for FY18, including the Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program and other programs that assist very low income older adults. The Trump Administration has also proposed freezing owner / sponsor rents and increasing rents for residents. With its July 11 bill, ...

  3. State of Nation’s Housing 2017

    On June 16, the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies released its 2017 State of the Nation's Housing report. The report, which has been released annually since 1988, describes key trends in both national ...

  4. Older Adults Lose Out With Budget Proposal

    In the face of growing senior homelessness, the budget contains major cuts in senior housing programs. Despite bipartisan calls for more home- and community-based services options for seniors to remain in their own homes, the budget would slash funding for cost-effective programs like Meals on Wheels that ...

  5. Providers Get Less, Residents Pay More Under Trump HUD Request

      The White House’s FY18 budget request for HUD: Provides insufficient funding to renew the 97,900 Section 202 Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACs) up for renewal in ...