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Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Congress Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Bill Nelson (D-FL), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) sent a letter on December 22, 2017 to HUD, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac, urging them to extend the foreclosure moratorium an additional year for victims of Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The senators […]

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Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Congress Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Bill Nelson (D-FL), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) sent a letter on December 22, 2017 to HUD, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac, urging them to … [Read More...]

Flooding Damage in the Lakewood Area of Houston, TX: Revolution Messaging/Arun Chaudhary

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, January 10, 2018

ICF Toolkit on the HUD Exchange. ICF developed this toolkit to plan for and then utilize disaster recovery resources for the homeless after a disaster. The toolkit is located here and the most applicable … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Monday, January 8, 2018

Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt addressed concerns about mortgage relief options for homeowners in December in areas affected by the 2017 hurricanes and wildfires.  These … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, January 3, 2018

CALIFORNIA FEMA Governor Brown’s office sent an official request for a major disaster declaration for the southern California wildfires on December 20, and the President was to evaluate this request with FEMA … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Friday, December 22, 2017

Despite the admonitions of senators from disaster-affected states, a third disaster aid supplemental installment was not attached to the continuing resolution Congress passed last night to keep the government … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The tax exemption for private activity bonds (PAB) survived the House and Senate Tax Reform bills.  The legislation preserves the 9% and 4% Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit)—representing a … [Read More...]

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