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TAAHP was invited to testify at the Texas Senate Committee on Local Government in Austin September 13th related to the Committee’s interim charge on affordable housing.
Austin City Council adopted a new $5 billion budget and tax rates for fiscal year 2022-23 which includes $79 million for affordable housing.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced it will conduct a comprehensive review of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) System beginning in the fall of 2022.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of $40 million through the Healthy Homes Production Grant Program to help transform communities by fixing older housing, preserving affordable housing.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for Fiscal Year 2023.
TAAHP awards $55,000 in scholarships in 2022 to student residents of affordable housing communities in Texas
TAAHP awards $55,000 in scholarships to student residents of affordable housing communities.
TAAHP Mourns the Loss of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, a longtime champion of Affordable Housing
Texas A&M summarizes important economic indicators that help discern trends in Texas housing markets in its April 2022 report.
TAAHP President & Executive Director provide testimony at the Texas House of Representatives Urban Affairs hearing
On July 14th, TAAHP’s new Board President, Jean Latsha and Executive Director, Roger Arriaga provided public testimony at the Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Houston, Texas. TAAHP would like to thank Chairman Cortez and all the Urban Affairs Committee members for inviting TAAHP to speak on their interim charge related to workforce housing. We are grateful for their consideration.
TAAHP is working to identify and promote bipartisan policy options to expand the supply of homes and improve housing affordability, especially for low- and moderate-income households. Texas needs innovative solutions to fix the housing affordability gap. Here are TAAHP’s four legislative priorities for the upcoming Texas 88th Legislature in 2023.