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:


Rural Housing Likely Headed To HUD

Rural housing development, long under the Agriculture Departmentís (USDA) administrative umbrella, may be shifted to HUD. HALís sources at HUD describe efforts to merge the two Cabinet-level agency housing programs in HUD as one of the chief topics under consideration

5/18/17 10:10 PM

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