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  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson lays out his plans for affordable housing and regulatory reform

    Carson speaks at NMHC Fall Meeting
    On Friday, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson spoke at the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Fall Meeting. In his remarks, he highlighted the issues facing the American housing market and laid out his plans to address housing shortages and persistent poverty.
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  • Multifamily industry takes Capitol Hill for regulatory reform

    NMHC, NAA, and industry heads met with Congress seeking regulatory, affordable housing crisis solutions
    Multifamily industry heads met with Congress to hash out regulatory burdens and affordability last week. The National Multifamily Housing Council, National Apartment Association, Gables Residential CEO Sue Ansel and others gathered on Capitol Hill to seek solutions to regulatory burdens imposed at the local, state and federal levels as well as potential solutions for the housing shortage that is fueling the affordability crisis.
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  • Aimco on legal war path, taking on Airbnb in Florida

    Miami-Dade 11th Circuit Court dismissed Airbnb's motions to dismiss Aimco's case
    The Apartment Investment and Management Company scored a win against Airbnb as Florida courts threw out the short-term rental platform's request to dismiss the case. Aimco has been on the war path against Airbnb, taking the company to court on accusations of knowingly promoting illegal short-term rental activity in Aimco communities.
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  • Massive multifamily trade groups take on Airbnb

    NMHC and NAA go to bat for the right of owners and operators to restrict short-term rental activity
    The Nation Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association are going to bat for the multifamily industry in court. The two organizations filed a brief backing apartment developer Aimco's appeal to overturn a California court's decision immunizing Airbnb from responsibility for the actions of its users who rent out their multifamily units.
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  • Faith in multifamily still strong despite month-over-month drop in permits

    Confidence in long-term fundamentals remains strong
    According to U.S. Census and HUD data, multifamily permits dropped 8.7% from April to May, and though that may sound like a significant drop, experts say the multifamily train is still rolling and that the nation is on track to complete 350,000 plus units by year’s end. And that's a good thing.
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  • MBA, NMHC, others call on CFPB to change multifamily HMDA rules

    Want exemption from HMDA reporting for business-to-business loans
    The Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and several other prominent trade groups are calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to change the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act rules for multifamily lending. The groups want the CFPB to completely exempt multifamily business-to-business lending from HMDA reporting requirements.
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