National Housing Conference

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Health-Care Workers Struggle to Afford Housing

Despite a surge in demand for health-care workers, many in the field cannot afford housing, according to the annual Paycheck to Paycheck report from the National Housing Conference. Read more

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Senate Committee Approves Housing Finance Reform Bill

The Senate Banking Committee approved the Johnson-Crapo bill, but it looks unlikely that Congress will pass the legislation this year. Read more

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Big League Player Big League Player

Specializing in acquiring and rehabilitating neglected properties, the affordable housing company Omni has grown to become a major player. Read more

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Federal Budget: It Could've Been Worse for Housing

What's in the omnibus bill for housing? A mix of good and bad, according to housing leaders. Read more

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Watt Confirmed to Head FHFA

Mel Watt will head the Federal Housing Finance Agency after all. The Senate voted 57 to 41 to confirm Watt to the post, ending a battle over leadership of the agency that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read more

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FHFA Asks for Ideas on GSEs' Future, Industry Puzzled

Industry officials and experts respond to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's solicitation for public input on how to reduce the government-sponsored enterprises' involvement in the multifamily market. Read more

People
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People

Maureen Friar has been named president and CEO of the National Housing Conference... Read more

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NHC, Chicago Community Loan Fund Among Recipients of MacArthur Award

Two of the eight recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions went to housing groups: The National Housing Conference (NHC) and its research affiliate, the Center for Housing Policy, along with the Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF). The award, given by the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation, honors creative and effective organizations that drive significant change on a modest budget. Read more

75 and Counting
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75 and Counting

When a person turns 75 years old, he has generally hit an age where slowing... Read more

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