Memo to Members and Partners Articles

August 14, 2023

GAO Releases Report on National Housing Trust Fund

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released Affordable Housing: Improvements Needed in HUD’s Oversight of the Housing Trust Fund Program (GAO-23-105370) on August 8. The GAO report provides information about 70 projects completed with support from the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) in 12…

May 15, 2023

HUD Publishes Final NSPIRE Rule

HUD published the final rule implementing the National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) in the Federal Register on May 11. A proposed rule was published on January 13, 2021 (see Memo, 1/19/21), for which NLIHC submitted comments (see Memo, 3/22/21). NSPIRE seeks to…

May 8, 2023

HUD CPD Announces 2023 HTF State Allocations

In a media release issued on May 13, HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) announced that $382 million in 2023 national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) dollars will be allocated to states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories. The 2023 HTF allocation is a…