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MRC seeks qualified housing search entities for those served by the Money Follows the Person Demonstration grant, the Acquired Brain Injury, Home and Community Based Services Waivers, and MRC state-funded programs - January 7, 2014

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) seeks to create a pool of qualified housing search entities (HSEs) to perform specific housing search tasks to assist in finding community-based housing for adults with disabilities and elders served by the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Demonstration grant, the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers, and MRC state-funded programs.

Draft 2014 QAP Hearing on Low Income Housing Tax Credit Rescheduled - January 2, 2014

Due to the weather, DHCD has rescheduled the public hearing regarding the proposed 2014 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).  The hearing will now be held at 10:30 a.m. on January 21, 2014 in second floor conference room 2D, 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA  02114.  Please see the attached memo for additional information regarding this public hearing.

Public Hearing Notice: 2014 Qualified Allocation Plan for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit - December 20, 2013

Public Hearing Notice  2014 Qualified Allocation Plan for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit 

January 3, 10:30 a.m.

100 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room B.  

HUD Releases the 2014 Area Median Income Limits - December 20, 2013

HUD Releases the 2014 Area Median Income Limits 

Action Alert: Urge Your Members of Congress to Fully Fund Housing Programs - December 13, 2013

The passage of a budget spending cap for FY2014 by the House, and expected passage next week by the Senate, Congress will quickly turn to finalizing appropriations for FY2014.   Supporters of housing programs are urged to contact their Representatives and Senators to ask them to restore funding to key programs that were deeply cut under sequestration, as detailed in the below Action Alert from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC).

Housing Briefs - December 12, 2013

STATE UPDATES

Upcoming Hearings

There are three budget and housing hearings coming up this week and next:

MassDevelopment Bonds Help Preserve Affordable Housing Units in Boston and Cambridge - December 10, 2013

MassDevelopment Bonds Help Preserve Affordable Housing Units in Boston and Cambridge - December 10, 2013 

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