Multifamily

Multifamily Permits Increase in February

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on April 16, 2021 0 Comments
Multifamily Permits Increase in February

Multifamily permits were robust across the country in February compared to last year, from a large gain in the West (22%) to a modest 5.4% increase in the Midwest.

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Bipartisan Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Legislation Introduced in House and Senate

Bipartisan Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Legislation Introduced in House and Senate

The House and Senate today each introduced identical bipartisan bills supported by NAHB that will improve and strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit.

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Podcast: NAHB’s Legal Victory on Federal Overreach of CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Filed in Legal, Membership, Multifamily by on March 30, 2021 0 Comments
Podcast: NAHB’s Legal Victory on Federal Overreach of CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

On the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss the recent legal victory in the federal overreach of the Centers for Disease Control eviction moratorium and what this means for NAHB members.

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CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through June 30; Order Should Not Apply to NAHB Members

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on March 29, 2021 2 Comments
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through June 30; Order Should Not Apply to NAHB Members

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today modified and extended its eviction moratorium order until June 30, 2021.  Due to a previous court ruling in which NAHB took part, this order should not apply to NAHB members, though non-members will need to comply with the CDC order. However, all parties – NAHB members and non-members – must still comply with any state or local eviction moratoriums that remain in effect.

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Mixed-Income Community in Tennessee Sets a High Standard for Redeveloping Distressed Public Housing

Filed in Awards, Housing Affordability, Multifamily by on March 26, 2021 2 Comments
Mixed-Income Community in Tennessee Sets a High Standard for Redeveloping Distressed Public Housing

One project that has taken providing affordable housing options to the next level is this year’s Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards Community of the Year, Kirkpatrick Park.

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Justice Department Provides Clarity to Ohio District Court Ruling on Eviction Moratorium

Filed in Advocacy, Legal, Multifamily by on March 25, 2021 12 Comments
Justice Department Provides Clarity to Ohio District Court Ruling on Eviction Moratorium

A recent statement by the U.S. Department of Justice has provided clarity on a recent legal decision to overturn the eviction moratorium decision by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention.

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In a Win for NAHB, Public Charge Rule is Officially Rescinded

Filed in Legal, Multifamily by on March 22, 2021 1 Comment
In a Win for NAHB, Public Charge Rule is Officially Rescinded

The Biden Administration has withdrawn a problematic immigration rule that hindered lawful immigration and complicated matters for affordable housing providers. Following invalidation in the courts, the Department of Homeland Security published notice in the Federal Register on March 15 that officially rescinded the “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” regulation, known as the “Public Charge Rule,” and restored the previous regulatory definition of “public charge” first set in 1999.

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Lumber Prices Stalling Much Needed Multifamily and Affordable Housing Supply

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs, Multifamily by on March 22, 2021 7 Comments
Lumber Prices Stalling Much Needed Multifamily and Affordable Housing Supply

Although the multifamily sector is expected to rebound later in 2021 and in 2022, the current environment is placing significant pressures on the industry, which is experiencing shortages and delays in obtaining building materials, rising prices and labor shortages.

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Treasury Releases New Guidance on Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Filed in Disaster Response, Education, Multifamily by on March 17, 2021 0 Comments
Treasury Releases New Guidance on Emergency Rental Assistance Program

On March 16, the Treasury Department released its second update to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), which provides funding to state and local governments to assist tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with rental assistance and utility payments. Plus, register for an NAHB webinar on March 24 that helps explain everything you should know about the program.

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NAHB Wins Legal Decision on Eviction Moratorium Case

Filed in Advocacy, Legal, Multifamily by on March 11, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Wins Legal Decision on Eviction Moratorium Case

On March 10, NAHB won a key legal decision when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled that by issuing a nationwide eviction moratorium the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC) exceeded the authority Congress had granted it.

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