RD: Fiscal Year 2023 Multifamily Housing (MFH) Annual Occupancy Report

On February 22, 2024, Rural Development sent out the following Stakeholder Announcement: The Rural Housing Service is pleased to announce the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Multi-Family Housing (MFH) Annual Occupancy Report.  The report provides the annual statistical data regarding the characteristics of occupancy in Section 515 Rural Rental Housing (RRH) and Section 514 Farm Labor…

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Rural Development: Set-Aside Unit Preferences at Multifamily Housing Properties

CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Regulatory Update February 22, 2024 The Rural Housing Service (RHS) issued the following Stakeholder Announcement yesterday regarding set-aside unit preferences at Multifamily Housing properties. In the past, when owners wanted to include a set aside preference in a property, an individual waiver request was required. The change outlined in the announcement…

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Reminder: Proposed Rule – Agency Request for Comment Revisions to the Smoke Alarm Requirements in the Section 515 Rural Rental Housing and Section 514-516 Farm Labor Housing Direct Loan Programs

On February 21, 2024, Rural Development sent out the following Stakeholder Announcement:   The Rural Housing Service (RHS) Office of Multifamily Housing (MFH) published a proposed rule on Monday, January 8, 2024 (Federal Register Vol. 89 No. 5) to amend the current regulation for smoke alarm requirements in MFH properties.  On December 29, 2022, President…

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Tax Package Legislation Passes the House – Includes Housing Credit Provisions

CARH’s BROADCAST EMAIL—Legislative Alert February 5, 2024 On January 31, the House passed H.R. 7024, The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, by a vote of 357-70. This legislation includes two key Housing Credit provisions that, if passed, would increase affordable housing supply and benefit seniors and working families throughout the…

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Applications Due February 28 for the CARH Scholarship Foundation Scholarships! Notify Properties and Eligible Residents Today!

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE REMINDER January 10, 2024 Dear CARH Members: This email serves as a reminder that the due date for applications for the 2024 Scholarship Foundation scholarships is February 28, 2024! As you will recall, the Foundation adjusted the timeline for announcing and accepting applications for the 2024 scholarships to better coincide with the…

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Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Release Overview Webinar of New Community Reinvestment Act Regulations

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Office of the Comptroller of the Currency   FEDERAL BANK REGULATORY AGENCIES RELEASE OVERVIEW WEBINAR OF NEW COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT ACT REGULATIONS January 10, 2024 — The federal bank regulatory agencies today jointly issued a overview webinar on the final rule to strengthen and modernize…

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Discounted Registration Discounts End Friday! Register Now for CARH’s Midyear Meeting

CARH BROADCAST E-MAIL – Midyear Meeting Update December 27, 2023 Discounted registration ends this Friday, December 29, for CARH’s 2024 Midyear Meeting which will be held January 29-31, at The Charleston Place in Charleston, South Carolina. To receive the discounted registration rate, please submit your registration form and payment to  CARH’s National Office by close…

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