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The City of Austin Housing & Planning Department (HPD) is soliciting public comment for its annual review of potential changes and upgrades to its Rental Housing Development Assistance (RHDA) Program Guidelines for 2021. Comments are due by January 15, 2021.
The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies releases its 2020 State of the Nation’s Housing report CAMBRIDGE, MA – For most of 2020, the US has been beset by the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest sparked by racial injustice, and the devastating impacts of climate...
The City of Austin has announced a new Affordable Housing Online Search Tool (AHOST) to help potential renters find affordable housing.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced 2021 multifamily loan purchase caps; 50% Must be Mission-driven, Affordable Housing.
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Ajay Thomas to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for a term set to expire on January 31, 2025. He also named Leo Vasquez to serve as presiding officer of the board. TDHCA is responsible for promoting and preserving homeownership, financing the development of affordable rental housing, supporting community and energy assistance programs, and other functions.
From Connect Texas The NRP Group and the San Antonio Housing Authority held a virtual groundbreaking recently on The Legacy at Alazán, an 88-unit affordable apartment community project at the northwest corner of Colorado and El Paso Streets. The virtual groundbreaking...
Study outlines impacts of COVID 19 on Affordable Housing Providers.
TAAHP awards $52,500 in scholarships to student residents of affordable housing communities in Texas
TAAHP awards $52,500 in scholarships to student residents of affordable housing communities.
Texas 2020 Election Results: Republicans maintain control both chambers of the legislature after record voter turnout.
From January to June this year, rent collection in affordable housing hovered between about 85 percent and 90 percent of 2019 levels. But is the worst yet to come?