For Immediate Release:
February 8, 2022
Contact: NALHFA

NALHFA Releases 2022 National Policy Agenda

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] -The National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALHFA) released today its 2022 National Policy Agenda. This document outlines NALHFA policy positions on important issues affecting the housing finance industry. These stated positions are focused on preserving and expanding the tools and resources that are critical to combatting the affordable housing crisis in the United States.

“The National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies is ready to continue our crucial work with Congress and the Biden Administration on legislation and regulations that will provide communities with the tools necessary to connect households across the nation with safe and decent affordable housing options,” said NALHFA Executive Director, Jonathan Paine. "This year will be critical for enacting meaningful policy on these issues and alleviating the housing challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to working closely with key policymakers on these matters over the coming months.”

The 2022 NALHFA National Policy Agenda addresses eleven policy areas:

  • Private Activity Bonds & Municipal Bonds
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
  • Down Payment Assistance Programs
  • Risk Sharing Program
  • HOME Investment Partnerships and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Housing Choice Vouchers
  • Project-Based Rental Assistance
  • Housing as Infrastructure
  • Housing Finance Reform and Duty to Serve
  • Opportunity Zones
  • Economic Crises & Governmental Assistance

NALHFA's 2022 National Policy Agenda is being distributed to members of Congress and key Administration officials, and can be used by members when visiting members of Congress.

To access the 2022 National Policy Agenda, click here.

About NALHFA: The National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALHFA), founded in 1982, is the national association of professionals working to finance affordable housing in the broader community development context at the local level. As a non-profit association, NALHFA is an advocate before Congress and federal agencies on legislative and regulatory issues affecting affordable housing and provides technical assistance and educational opportunities to its members and the public. Members are city and county agencies, non-profits, and private firms, such as underwriters, consultants, financial advisers, bond counsel, and rating agencies, which help in producing housing from concept to completion.