Affordable Rental Housing A.C.T.I.O.N. – www.rentalhousingaction.org The mission of the A.C.T.I.O.N. campaign is to protect and preserve the Low Income Housing Tax Credit as a means of providing a wide variety of affordable rental housing options to low- income working families in communities across the nation.
CISHA – https://www.cishanational.com/ – CISHA’s mission is to enhance individual state advocacy for the creation and preservation of affordable housing by working together to amplify state voices in Washington DC; collaborate on innovative policy initiatives and best practices; and be a resource for new independent state housing associations.
CohnReznick LLP—www.cohnreznick.com As the largest public accounting firm headquartered near the nation’s capital, CohnReznick monitors tax law changes and IRS rulings, analyzes trends, regulatory agency activities and economic developments that shape your industry. CohnReznick principals and staff are dedicated to understanding client goals, forecasting the future and proposing solutions to help the client foster growth and opportunity.
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH)—www.carh.org CARH is a non-profit trade organization. For over 20 years, CARH has served as the nation’s leading advocate for participants in the affordable rural housing profession.
Housing Advisory Group – www.housingadvisorygroup.org The Housing Advisory Group (HAG) is a group of housing practitioners dedicated to protecting and improving affordable housing programs.
HUD—www.hud.gov Provides fast and easy access to information and resources offering HUD clients access to HUD’s official repository of policies, procedures, announcements, and other materials.
National Leased Housing Association—www.hudnlha.com The National Leased Housing Association is a national organization representing all major participants—private and public—in the affordable multifamily rental housing industry. NLHA is a vital and effective advocate for 550 housing provider organizations and their consultants, specializing in federally assisted rental housing.
NAHB—www.nahb.com The National Association of Home Builders is a federation of more than 800 state and local builders associations throughout the United States. NAHB analyzes policy issues, monitors and works toward improving the housing finance system, and forecasts economic trends. The association also represents the industry’s interests on Capitol Hill by striving to ensure that housing remains a national priority when laws are made and policies are established. It also works with federal agencies on regulations affecting the housing industry in areas such as mortgage finance, codes, energy and the environment.
NCSHA—www.ncsha.org The National Council of State Housing Agencies is a national, nonprofit organization created by the nation’s state housing finance agencies. NCSHA represents its members in Washington before Congress, the Administration, and federal agencies concerned with housing, such as HUD and the Treasury, and with other advocates for affordable housing.
NH&RA—www.housingonline.com Established in 1971, the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association is a national membership organization that promotes partnerships among sophisticated professionals in the affordable multifamily housing field. NH&RA’s members include multifamily developers, lenders, investment bankers, nonprofit organizations, attorneys, property managers, accountants, financial advisors, syndicators, and state and local agencies.
NMHC—www.nmhc.org The National Multi Housing Council is a national association representing the interests of the nation’s larger and most prominent apartment firms. NMHC advocates on behalf of rental housing, conducts apartment-related research, encourages the exchange of strategic business information, and promotes the desirability of apartment living.
Novogradac—www.novoco.com Novogradac & Company LLP is a national public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Texas, Kansas City, Kansas and Washington, D.C. The company has clients in a broad range of industries with an emphasis in real estate and service sectors.
State Housing Agencies—Click here to find HFAs and organizations near you that can help you with your housing finance questions and concerns.
ULI—www.uli.org The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a community of practice for those engaged in the entrepreneurial and collaborative process of real estate development and land use policy-making.