December 16, 2021

NAHMAnalysis-A Review of the Full JCHS Report: “The State of the Nation’s Housing 2021 & A Review of HUD’s Worse Case Housing Needs: “2021 Report to Congress”

The latest NAHMAnalyses, A Review of the Full JCHS Report: “The State of the Nation’s Housing 2021” and A Review of HUD’s Worse Case Housing Needs: “2021 Report to Congress” are now both available.  The JCHS State of Housing 2021 report discusses all aspects of the housing market and the forces that shape it including economics, demographics, and government policy. […]
December 8, 2021

HUD Expands Partnership with HHS to Improve Access to Affordable Housing and Supportive Services/ New Housing and Services Resource Center

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the expansion of a partnership established earlier this year to improve access to affordable, accessible housing and the critical services that make community living possible. The partners also announced the launch of a national Housing and Services Resource Center (HSRC) as the hub of this coordinated […]
December 4, 2021

FHA Catalyst Makes Electronic MAP Application Submissions Required Starting December 10

The Office of Multifamily Housing published the Mortgagee Letter that announces the required use of the FHA Catalyst: Multifamily Applications Module effective December 10, 2021, for all electronic MAP application submissions. Mailed hard copies, USB drives, or emailed cloud storage service links will no longer be required or accepted for applications once the requirement is in effect. The module provides lenders the following […]
December 4, 2021

First Faircloth to RAD Under Construction, RAD Data Dashboard and New Upgrades & Tools

The first transaction using the new Faircloth-to-RADpathway has begun construction in Galveston, TX. Faircloth-to-RAD merges the process by which public housing authorities (PHAs) develop public housing units from their “Faircloth” limitwith a RAD conversion in order to support the development of new, deeply affordable housing. The Galveston Housing Authority (GHA)’s “Oleander at Broadway” will bring back homes that were severely damaged […]