Housing Affairs Letter

Housing Affairs Letter is the oldest newsletter in the CDP portfolio, having been launched in 1961. HAL reports on news affecting public and private housing interests, providing quick and authoritative executive briefings on subjects ranging from federal budget developments to affordable housing and insurance issues surrounding toxic mold with new tax credits.

For four decades there has been no better source of independent, unbiased coverage of the entire housing industry than Housing Affairs Letter. We give you the inside scoop on a wide range of housing topics including:

  • Congressional legislation
  • Fair housing developments
  • Public, private, and subsidized housing
  • FHA and other HUD agencies
  • Housing industry indicators
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae
  • Mortgage finance
  • Federal Reserve Board actions
  • Rural housing
  • Senior housing

Recent News:


Government Edges Closer To Shutdown

With only a week left to reach an agreement on FY 2017 spending, the federal government is closer to a shutdown than at anytime since the last shutdown in early 2013. Partisan positions have hardened and the only obstacle now is which party will be the scapegoat in a shutdown.

4/21/17 09:08 AM

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