GAO Releases Report on Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released report GAO-18-637, LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT: Improved Data and Oversight Would… Continue reading

Section 538 Customer Satisfaction Survey for Lenders and Borrowers

CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Regulatory Update

September 18, 2018

Rural Development (RD) has developed a Customer Satisfaction Survey to be… Continue reading

New FEMA Emergency Declaration; Guidance for FHA-Approved Mortgagees and Servicers Re Presidentially-Declared Major Disaster Areas

HUD issued the following Disaster Recovery Information for Housing Counselors on September 16, 2018:

New FEMA Emergency Declaration:

North Carolina… Continue reading

Housing Assistance Council – Rental Housing For A 21st Century Rural America: A Platform for Preservation

On September 6, 2018, the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) released Rental Housing for a 21st Century Rural America:… Continue reading

FHA Disaster-Related Policy Waiver Issued for Presidentially-Declared Major Disaster Area on the Big Island of Hawaii

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) issued a waiver of its policy on the timeframe for completing the inspection of properties… Continue reading

OCC Seeks Comments on Modernizing Community Reinvestment Act Regulations

September 5, 2018 — UPDATE

The Proposed Rule has been published in the Federal Register. Click here for the… Continue reading

HUD Issues Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program and Other Programs Fiscal Year 2019

CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Regulatory Update

August 31, 2018

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a Notice… Continue reading

Ohio Housing Finance Agency Announces Notice of Funding Availability – Technical Assistance Grant Fund

On August 20, 2018, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) posted a Notice of Funding Availability for the Technical Assistance… Continue reading

FHA Announces Updated Policy to Assist Homeowners Affected By 2017 Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

See Press Release from HUD.

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced the publication of Mortgagee Letter (ML) 2018-05,… Continue reading

Nancie-Ann Bodell Named as Director, Multifamily Housing Programs at Rural Development

CARH’s BROADCAST EMAIL – Regulatory Update

August 8, 2018

Nancie-Ann Bodell has been named Director, Multifamily Housing Programs, Portfolio Management… Continue reading