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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…

March 25, 2019

NLIHC Sends Letter to FHFA Acting Director Calling for Release of HTF Funds

NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel sent a letter on behalf of the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) campaign to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Joseph Otting expressing concerns that the 2018 HTF annual allocations have not yet been transferred to HUD. These allocations have…

March 4, 2019

Senate Banking Committee Approves Nomination of Mark Calabria to Head FHFA

The Senate Banking Committee approved the nomination of Dr. Mark Calabria as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) this week by a 13-12 party-line vote. Dr. Calabria must now be confirmed by a full Senate to replace the interim Acting Director Joseph Otting. If confirmed, he…