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FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Section 8 Programs

NAHRO News Direct News – Washington Update FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Section 8 Programs Mar 22, 2018 Congress has passed and the President has signed the FY 2018 omnibus spending package, which contains $63 billion in additional funding for domestic programs and a 10 percent increase in spending for the Department of Housing […]

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FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Public Housing

NAHRO News Direct News – Washington Update FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill In-Depth: Public Housing Mar 22, 2018 Congress has passed and the President has signed the FY 2018 omnibus spending package, which contains $63 billion in additional funding for domestic programs and a 10 percent increase in spending for the Department of Housing and […]

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Affordable Housing Excise Tax Approved Unanimously

By Nick Morgan Mail Tribune Posted Feb 17,2018 at 5:21PM Updated Feb 17, 2018 at 7:27PM Following mild skepticism from some builders and strong support from community advocates, Medford City Councilors approved a construction tax that will fund new incentives to build more low- and middle-income housing within the city. A tax of one-third of […]

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To Fund Affordable Housing, Oregon Cities Turn to Construction Excise Tax

BYJARED BREY| FEBRUARY 26, 2018 Housing is so tight in the city of Medford, Oregon, that the municipal government sometimes has trouble recruiting employees. Residential vacancy is low, says Matt Brinkley, planning director for the city of 80,000, which is nestled along Interstate 5 about halfway between Portland and Sacramento. Local construction industry reports put […]

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HCV 2018 Admin Fee Rates

HUD has published the Housing Choice Voucher 2018 Administrative Fee Rates. Administrative fee revenue earned will be calculated using the same methodology as in previous years. The first 600 units leased each month will earn the A rate. All units leased over 600 (601+) will earn the B rate. The current proration rate is 77%. […]

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