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HUD Updates Fair Market Rents; Makes $113 Million Available in Affordable Housing Vouchers

On August 31, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced two actions that together will enable more families to rent a healthy, stable home at an affordable cost: publishing Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 and releasing an additional $113 million in Housing Choice Vouchers to public housing agencies to help 9,500 families to meet these growing costs.

AHCIA Legislation Gains Support from Over One-third of Congress

This month, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2023 reached 169 cosponsors in the House, maintaining strong bipartisan support with 84 Republicans and 85 Democrats. The Senate companion legislation has reached 27 cosponsors, with 14 Republicans, 12 Democrats and 1 Independent.

FHA Increases Dollar Amount Threshold for Large Multifamily Loans to Be Eligible for Standard Underwriting

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today published a Mortgagee Letter that increases the threshold at which a Multifamily loan is considered a Large Loan from $75 million to $120 million. This is the first increase in the threshold since 2014 and will enable a greater number of transactions to use standard underwriting processes when submitted for FHA Multifamily insurance.

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