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Executive Order addresses work requirements.
On April 10 President Trump issued an “Executive Order Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility.” It establishes “Principles of Economic Mobility” that include strengthening or imposing work requirements for those receiving means-tested federal aid; increasing state and local flexibility in administering aid; combining or eliminating “duplicative or ineffective” programs; and involving the private sector in poverty solutions. Cabinet departments that run assistance programs, including USDA and HUD, must submit reports within 90 days recommending changes consistent with these principles. They must also list which programs restrict benefits to lawful U.S. residents and which do not.


What Would it Take for Housing Subsidies to Overcome Affordability Barriers to Inclusion in All Neighborhoods

This paper, by Margery Austin Turner, Senior Vice President for Programming Planning and Management of the Urban Institute, originally presented at A Shared Future: Fostering Community of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality, a national symposium hosted by the Joint Center in April 2017, begins by noting that, while there are many benefits associated with moving to higher-opportunity neighborhoods, the voucher and tax credit programs that are currently the largest source of federal subsidies for affordable housing often fail to offer those opportunities to low-income families.  

The GAP - a Shortage of Affordable Homes

No state has an adequate supply of affordable rental housing for the lowest income renters.

Housing the Lowest Income People

An analysis of National Housing Trust Fund Draft Allocation Plans

The State of the Nation's Housing 2017

Summarizes key housing trends on an annual basis

Out of Reach 2017

No Refuge for Low Income Renters

Paycheck to Paycheck 2017

A snapshot of metropolitan affordability for school workers. Visit this page to search affordability for various occupations.

Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas

A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs

Assessment of American Indian and Alaska Native housing conditions in tribal areas.

Designing and Operating Homeownership Programs on Tribal Lands

A comprehensive overview of the steps required to create homeownership programs on tribal lands.

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Affordable Housing Act and Plans

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Housing plans, strategic plans, fair housing information and more.

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Bond Investor Disclosure Data

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Revenue Bond Official Statements

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NIBP Monthly Reporting

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NIBP Quarterly Reporting

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RFPs

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HOPWA RFP 2018-2019

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Energy$mart RFP

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MFA Resources

Donate to MFA's Affordable Housing Charitable Trust and receive generous tax credits.

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MFA's Housing Services Directory has listings for housing professionals across the state.

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Request up to two copies of MFA's Housing Services Directory at no charge.

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New Mexico Consolidated Plan

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New Mexico Annual Action Plan

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Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

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