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Policy and Planning Department

 The Policy and Planning Department’s Community Liaison provides training and technical assistance with the Affordable Housing Act – to contact the Community Liaison click here

MFA Policy and Planning Department Manages:

AFFORDABLE HOUSING ACT AND DATA 

Manages activities associated with the Affordable Housing Act (AHA) including:                          

‣ State and local government: compliance with the Act and Rules, training and technical assistance, developing plans and ordinances, and plan implementation

‣ MFA review and approval of affordable housing plans and ordinances

‣ Develop and maintain Affordable Housing Act materials and resources

‣ Manage economic impact model, census data, and assist with the statewide housing needs assessment

‣ Complete production statistics and assist with MFA’s annual report

‣ Develop and manage county fact sheets and county profiles, assist local governments with community data

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

‣ Coordinate strategic planning process and develop MFA strategic plan

‣ Coordinate Strategic Management Committee and reporting on strategic plan benchmarks

‣ Monitor and distribute grant notices

‣ Research on potential foundation resources

 

FEDERAL AND STATE POLICY

‣ Monitor federal affordable housing policy, work directly with our Senators and Congresswo/men

‣ Coordinate Legislative Oversight Committee, work with NM Legislators and other officials, testify for MFA legislation during the legislative session

 

HUD REPORTING

‣ The state’s 5-year Consolidated Plan

‣ Action Plan

‣ CAPER

‣ Section 3

‣ Davis-Bacon

‣ Fair housing