Multifamily

HUD, FHFA Team to Advance Fair Housing and Fair Lending Enforcement

Filed in Housing Finance, Multifamily by on August 12, 2021 1 Comment
HUD, FHFA Team to Advance Fair Housing and Fair Lending Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today entered into a first-of-its-kind collaborative agreement regarding fair housing and fair lending coordination.

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NAHB Opposes New CDC Eviction Moratorium; DOJ Affirms NAHB Members are Exempt

Filed in Disaster Response, Multifamily by on August 3, 2021 4 Comments
NAHB Opposes New CDC Eviction Moratorium; DOJ Affirms NAHB Members are Exempt

The Centers for Disease Control today announced a new eviction moratorium targeted for U.S. counties “experiencing substantial and high levels of community transmission levels” of COVID-19. NAHB opposes the new order and instead encourages states and localities to disperse the billions of dollars in federal funds still available to provide relief to renters.

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FHFA Announces Multifamily Tenant Protections

Filed in Disaster Response, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on July 28, 2021 4 Comments
FHFA Announces Multifamily Tenant Protections

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that tenants of multifamily properties with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac who are subject to eviction for nonpayment of rent must be given 30 days’ notice to vacate before the tenant can be required to leave the unit.

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Award-Winning Development Targets Active Lifestyle with Key Amenities and Natural Appeal

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Multifamily by on July 27, 2021 0 Comments
Award-Winning Development Targets Active Lifestyle with Key Amenities and Natural Appeal

Lawrence Group provided architectural design services for the multifamily project to appeal to vibrant, healthy 55+ residents who want to lead an active lifestyle centered on wellness and one-of-a-kind experiences.

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Resources for Renters, Landlords as CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, Multifamily by on July 23, 2021 0 Comments
Resources for Renters, Landlords as CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires

The upcoming expiration of the eviction moratorium order mandated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is putting a renewed emphasis on the resources available to ensure those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are able to remain in their homes.

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House Panel Votes to Increase HUD Funding by $6.8 Billion

Filed in Multifamily by on July 16, 2021 0 Comments
House Panel Votes to Increase HUD Funding by $6.8 Billion

The House Appropriations Committee today voted to approve $56.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2022, an increase of $6.8 billion above the fiscal year 2021 level.

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Most Home Builders are Small Businesses

Filed in Economics, Multifamily, Remodeling by on July 13, 2021 0 Comments
Most Home Builders are Small Businesses

New NAHB research shows that despite declining self-employment rates and the rising top builder market share, residential construction remains the industry of independent entrepreneurs. Close to 80% of home builders and specialty trade contractor firms are self-employed independent contractors.

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Landlords Required to Report Accurate Rental and Eviction Data

Filed in Multifamily by on July 7, 2021 0 Comments
Landlords Required to Report Accurate Rental and Eviction Data

As pandemic-related government interventions aimed at protecting renters begin to expire over the coming months, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today published a bullet that reminds landlords, consumer reporting agencies and others of their critical obligations to accurately report rental and eviction information.

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Supreme Court Allows CDC’s Eviction Moratorium to Continue Until July 31

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on June 30, 2021 0 Comments
Supreme Court Allows CDC’s Eviction Moratorium to Continue Until July 31

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that is set to expire on July 31 to remain in place.

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CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through July 31; White House Announces New Federal Initiatives to Prevent Evictions

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Legal, Multifamily by on June 24, 2021 3 Comments
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through July 31; White House Announces New Federal Initiatives to Prevent Evictions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today extended its eviction moratorium order until July 31, 2021, and indicated in a press release that “this is intended to be the final extension of the moratorium.” Due to a previous court ruling in which NAHB took part, this order should not apply to NAHB members who were members of the association as of Oct. 23, 2020 when the case was filed.

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