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12
JUN
2018

HAC Seeks Proposals for Housing Projects Serving Rural Veterans

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This is a grant initiative of The Home Depot Foundation. The purpose of the 2018 Affordable Housing for Rural Veterans Initiative is to support local nonprofit housing development organizations that help meet the affordable housing needs of veterans in rural areas. Work supported...
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30
MAY
2018

Housing Champion In State Legislature Passes Away

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We are sad to report the passing of former Assemblymember Herman (Denny) Farrell Jr., who passed away on May 26th. Mr. Farrell retired from the Assembly last September after the 2017 session. He was 86. Mr. Farrell was a long-time champion of the Neighborhood and Rural...
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30
MAY
2018

Section 502 Packager Certification

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A certification training for housing counselors seeking the 502 Packager Certification will be held in Liverpool, NY on September 24-26th by the Housing Assistance Council. Register at...
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10
MAY
2018

2018 CFA Funding Round Announced

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In case anyone missed it, HCR has announced the 2018 CFA applications. This round includes NY Main Street, and CDBG public facility and microenterprise programs. July 27 at 4:00 PM is the application deadline. the materials are found at:...
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02
MAY
2018

AHP Comment Period Extended

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In early March, we posted info regarding a public comment period that was open pertaining to proposed rule changes affecting the Affordable Housing Program of the Federal Home Loan Bank of NY. The original deadline was May 14th. The deadline has been extended by another 30 days,...
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12
APR
2018

Section 502 Packager Certification Training Coming Back To New York- Save the Date!

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The Section 502 Packager Certification training for housing counselors will be held in Liverpool, New York from September 24th-26th in conjunction with the 2018 Affordable Housing and Community Development Conference.  The training will be hosted by the Housing Assistance...
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05
APR
2018

March 16, 2018 Proposed Changes to Eligibility of Certain Rural Areas

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Just received this message from USDA: On March 16, 2018, the proposed ineligible area maps for the Rural Development Multi-Family Housing programs were posted to the USDA Income and Property Eligibility Site at https://lnkd.in/g9rvxXG Users will need to select the “Proposed...
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07
MAR
2018

AHP Proposed Rule Published

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency published a notice of public comment on March 7th for a  proposed rule governing the administration of the Affordable Housing Program of the Federal Home Loan Bank system, including the Federal Home Loan Bank of NY.  The public has 60 days to...
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05
MAR
2018

Webinar: Healthy Homes Webinar for Housing Counselors

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March 06, 2018 – Webinar: Healthy Homes Webinar for Housing Counselors: HUD housing counselors may want to educate clients on healthy homes in one-on-one counseling as well as in group education. This webinar will cover how housing counselors can play an important role in...
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