Memo to Members and Partners Articles

April 22, 2019

HUD Posts FY19 Housing Trust Fund Allocations

HUD posted national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) allocations for FY19 on April 16. An Excel document shows the FY19 HTF allocation for each state, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that $245 million is available for the HTF, which is a portion of the 4.2…

April 8, 2019

FHFA Releases 2018 National Housing Trust Fund Allocation

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Joseph Otting announced on April 4 that he has authorized the disbursement of Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac's 2018 allocations of $244.86 million to HUD for the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) and of $131.84 million to the Department of the…

April 8, 2019

Senate Confirms Mark Calabria as FHFA Director

The Senate confirmed on April 4 Mark Calabria to serve a five-year term as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Dr. Calabria will be leading the agency, which governs the activities of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, during a critical period when both Congress and the Administration…

March 25, 2019

Senate Committee to Hold Two-Day Hearing on Housing Finance Reform

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a two-part hearing on the Chair Mike Crapo’s (R-ID) housing reform outline. The first part of the hearing will take place on March 26 am ET, and the second part will occur on March 27 at 10 am ET. Both hearings will be held room 538…