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For more than 75 years, the nonprofit National Housing Conference (NHC) has been the United Voice for Housing. A membership drawn from every industry segment forms the foundation for NHC’s broad, nonpartisan advocacy for national policies and legislation that promote suitable housing in a safe, decent environment.

NHC's research affiliate, the Center for Housing Policy, specializes in developing solutions through research. In partnership with NHC and its members, the Center works to broaden understanding of the nation’s housing challenges and to examine the impact of policies and programs developed to address these needs.

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NHC letter strongly opposes HUD proposal to evict immigrant families

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WASHINGTON, DC - (RealEstateRama) - The National Housing Conference (NHC) strongly opposes the eviction of immigrant families that include undocumented individuals, as advocated in a...
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National housing leaders from Wells Fargo and FHLBank of New York join NHC’s Board...

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Kimani Little of Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and Connie Wright of Wells Fargo have joined NHC’s Board of Governors, the National Housing Conference (NHC) announced
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NHC supports bipartisan bill to save affordable housing – 50,000 units lost to loophole

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The National Housing Conference (NHC) strongly supports the Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, which was introduced in the House and Senate last week. This bipartisan legislation is designed to reverse a loophole in the tax code
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Wells Fargo and a FHLBank of New York leader join NHC’s Board of Governors

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The National Housing Conference (NHC), the nation’s oldest, affordable housing coalition, announced that, Kimani Little of Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and Connie Wright of Wells Fargo has joined NHC’s Board of Governors
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National Housing Conference Statement on the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019

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The National Housing Conference (NHC) applauds Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Washington), Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia), Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), and Todd Young (R-Indiana), and Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-Washington), Kenny Marchant (R-Texas)
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Housing advocates and community development pioneers to take the stage for NHC’s Annual Policy...

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The National Housing Conference (NHC), a nonprofit that convenes and collaborates with a diverse membership and the broader housing and community development sectors to advance affordable housing policies
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National Housing Conference statement on HUD’s undocumented immigrant policy

The National Housing Conference (NHC) strongly opposes recent moves by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to issue a proposed rule that would divert limited public housing resources towards
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New report examines supply-driven affordable housing crisis for nation’s workers

The National Housing Conference (NHC) will conduct a press conference at 8:00 a.m. on April 16, 2019 at the National Press Club to release its 2018 Paycheck to Paycheck annual report and database.
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National Housing Conference statement on the President’s memorandum on federal housing finance reform

The President’s Memorandum on Federal Housing Finance Reform raises important questions, said David M. Dworkin, president and CEO of the National Housing Conference (NHC). “How we answer them will impact 1/6 of the economy and the housing of nearly every American.
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National Housing Conference announces new communications director

Sykes brings to NHC over 13 years of extensive communications experience from marketing engagement to project management. Most recently, she served as a senior program and project
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NHC urges Acting Director Otting to continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund...

The National Housing Conference (NHC) and its diverse coalition of members submitted a letter to urge continued allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) and the national Housing Trust
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National Housing Conference statement on Chairman Crapo’s housing finance plan

The National Housing Conference (NHC) supports Senate Banking Committee chairman Mike Crapo’s objectives to “establish stronger levels of taxpayer protection, preserve the 30-year
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NHC urges communication between property managers and residents as shutdown continues

As the federal government partial shutdown continues to drag on, multifamily housing owners across the country are feeling its impact and consumers are increasingly concerned that this unprecedented crisis of governing could literally impact their ability to remain in their homes.
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NHC’s statement on the continued impact of the shutdown on housing

As the partial government shutdown crawls into its fourth week, anxiety among those housed with money from the unfunded Department of Housing and Urban Development continues to rise. “This crisis is completely unnecessary and irresponsible,” said David M. Dworkin, NHC president and CEO.
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NHC’s statement on HUD leadership changes

“Pam Patenaude has been a dynamic and effective deputy secretary, which is one of the most important housing positions in any administration,” said NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin. “She has been a passionate advocate for relief efforts in Puerto Rico, and a key voice on behalf of housing within the Trump administration.”

National housing leaders meet to develop solutions to growing affordability crisis

Housing leaders from around the country meet to develop solutions for the growing affordability crisis, which has left one in five adults, age 25-35 living with their parents, according to research conducted by the National Association of Home Builders.
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Strong FHA audit indicates now is the time to fix FHA’s infrastructure, reverse mortgage...

The Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) 2018 audit report on the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) is another step on the road to full recovery from the housing crisis. However, the report also noted continued losses in the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, the leading driver of FHA losses.
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Top housing, political, community leaders to discuss housing policies post-midterms on Nov. 27

The National Housing Conference (NHC) will host Solutions for Affordable Housing, a post-midterm election examination of federal housing policies and their impacts on local communities. Solutions will feature a roster of top housing, political and community leaders. NHC’s first-ever Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill will follow the next day on Nov. 28.
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National Housing Conference says HUD fair housing assessment tool should be reinstated

NHC has called on HUD to reinstate its Assessment Tool and continue requiring communities to submit Assessments of Fair Housing (AFH) over its outdated and inefficient predecessor. HUD ended the new approach earlier this year. The request was made in comments submitted by NHC to HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH): Streamlining and Enhancements advanced notice of proposed rulemaking
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National Housing Conference announces new policy director

The National Housing Conference (NHC) announced today that Tristan Bréaux officially joined NHC as its new policy director. Bréaux brings to NHC 10 years of policy and legislative experience. Most recently, he served as a deputy chief of staff and district director for Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.).

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

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Single-Family Starts Increase in June

Single-family gains helped offset a drop in multifamily production as total housing starts edged 0.9 percent lower in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department