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Announcements & Forums

Recent Division and Department Announcements will be posted below. The Multifamily Finance Division now hosts forums to help answer application questions and concerns during the application process. Forums are posted by topic.


Texas National Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan Roundtable

The Multifamily Finance Division of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs ("TDHCA") will hold a Roundtable meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Austin local time, to gather stakeholder input for the National Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan to be submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Information gathered at the Roundtable will help to shape the draft Plan to be presented to the TDHCA Governing Board in May 2016. The Allocation Plan describes how the State of Texas will use the National Housing Trust Fund to create affordable housing for eligible households at or below 30% of Area Median Income.

The meeting will be held at the offices of Coats Rose, P.C. in Houston. Registration for the meeting is available through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/texas-national-housing-trust-fund-allocation-plan-roundtable-tickets-25064092375 Questions regarding the Texas National Housing Trust Fund should be directed to Andrew Sinnott at andrew.sinnott@tdhca.state.tx.us or 512/475-0538.

Public Comment Resources

Please visit TDHCA’s Public Comment Center for general explanatory information, forms, and other resources to assist with participation in the Department’s public comment process.

Notice of Funding Availability

  • The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the "Department") has posted to its website the 2016-1 Multifamily Direct Loan Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).  Up to $23,109,096 in Multifamily Direct Loan funding for the development of affordable multifamily rental housing for low-income Texans is available to for-profit and nonprofit entities that meet the requirements of the NOFA.  The Department will accept applications under this NOFA beginning on January 4, 2016. Based on the availability of funds, applications may be accepted until 5:00pm Austin Local Time on May 31, 2016.  The NOFA can be found at http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/multifamily/nofas-rules.htm or http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/nofa.htm   For additional information, please contact Andrew Sinnott, Multifamily Loan Programs Administrator, at (512) 475-0538 or andrew.sinnott@tdhca.state.tx.us.