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Possible Government Shutdown and its affect on Housing

Posted April 7, 2011

Source: Housing Matters Blog, April 7

If faced with a government shutdown, the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) will continue to operate as usual. For the sake of those involved with housing in Vermont, VHFA compiled a list of housing programs that may be interrupted if the government shuts down:

Community planning and development

  • § Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) (Entitlement)
  • § Community Development Block Grants (Non Entitlement) for States and Small Cities
  • § Community Development Block Grants (Section 108 Loan Guarantee)
  • § Community Development Block Grants (Disaster Recovery Assistance)
  • § Community Development Block Grants (Section 107)
  • § Community Development Block Grants for Insular Areas
  • § Community Development Block Grants (Rural Innovation Fund)
  • § The HOME Program: HOME Investment Partnerships
  • § Housing Trust Fund
  • § Shelter Plus Care (S+C)
  • § Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) Program
  • § Surplus Property for Use t
  • § Assist the Homeless (Title V)
  • § Supportive Housing Program
  • § Continuum of Care Program
  • § Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Program
  • § Rural Housing Stability Assistance Program
  • § Brownfields Economic Development Initiative (BEDI)
  • § Economic Development Initiative (“Competitive EDI”) Grants
  • § Empowerment Zones
  • § Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP)
  • § Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing
  • § Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA‚
  • § Loan Guarantee Recovery Fund for Church Arson and Other Acts of Terrorism (Section 4)

Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

  • § Single Family Housing Programs
    • One to Four Family Home Mortgage Insurance (Section 203(b))
    • Mortgage Insurance for Disaster Victims (Section 203(h))
    • Rehabilitation Loan Insurance (Section 203(k))
    • Single Family Property Disposition Program (Section 204(g))
    • Loss Mitigation
    • FHA-Home Affordable Modification Program (FHA-HAMP)
    • Graduated Payment Mortgage (GPM) (Section 245(a))
    • Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) (Section 251)
    • Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Program (Section 255)
    • Manufactured Homes Loan Insurance (Title I)
    • Property Improvement Loan Insurance (Title I)
    • Counseling for Homebuyers, Homeowners, and Tenants (Section 106)
    • Good Neighbor Next Door
    • Energy Efficient Mortgage Insurance
    • Insured Mortgages on Hawaiian Home Lands (Section 247)
    • Insured Mortgages on Indian Land (Section 248)

Risk management and regulatory affairs

  • § Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards

Multifamily housing programs

  • § Supportive Housing for the Elderly (Section 202)
  • § Assisted-Living Conversion Program (ALCP)
  • § Emergency Capital Repairs Program
  • § Multifamily Housing Service Coordinators
  • § Manufactured Home Parks (Section 207)
  • § Cooperative Housing (Section 213)
  • § Mortgage and Major Home Improvement Loan Insurance for Urban Renewal Areas (Section 220)
  • § Multifamily Rental Housing for Moderate-Income Families (Section 221(d)(3) and (4))
  • § Existing Multifamily Rental Housing (Section 207/223(f))
  • § Mortgage Insurance for Housing for the Elderly (Section 231)
  • § Supplemental Loans for Multifamily Projects (Section 241)
  • § Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities (Section 811)
  • § Multifamily Mortgage Risk-Sharing Programs (Sections 542(b) and 542(c))
  • § Mark-to-Market Program
  • § Self-Help Housing Property Disposition
  • § Renewal of Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

Healthcare programs

  • § New Construction or Substantial Rehabilitation of Nursing Homes, Intermediate Care Facilities, Board and Care Homes, and Assisted Living Facilities (Section 232); Purchase or Refinancing of Existing Facilities (Section 232/223(f))
  • § Hospitals (Section 242)

Public and Indian housing

  • § Housing Choice Voucher Program
  • § Homeownership Voucher Assistance
  • § Project-Based Voucher Program
  • § Public Housing Operating Fund
  • § Public Housing Capital Fund
  • § Public Housing Neighborhood Networks (NN) Program
  • § Revitalization of Severely Distressed Public Housing (HOPE VI)
  • § Choice Neighborhoods
  • § Public Housing Homeownership (Section 32)
  • § Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program
  • § Family Self-Sufficiency Program
  • § Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program
  • § Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program
  • § Federal Guarantees for Financing for Tribal Housing Activities (Title VI)
  • § Loan Guarantees for Indian Housing (Section 184)
  • § Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG) Program
  • § Loan Guarantees for Native Hawaiian Housing (Section 184A)

Fair housing and equal opportunity

  • § Fair Housing Act (Title VIII)
  • § Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP)
  • § Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP)
  • § Equal Opportunity in HUD Assisted Programs (Title VI, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 109, Age Discrimination Act, and Title IX)
  • § Section 3 Program
  • § Voluntary Compliance

Policy development and research

  • § Policy Development and Research Initiatives

Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae)

  • § Ginnie Mae I Mortgage Backed Securities
  • § Ginnie Mae II Mortgage Backed Securities
  • § Ginnie Mae Multiclass Securities Program
  • § Ginnie Mae Platinum Securities Program
  • § Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
  • § Office of Sustainable Communities
    • Sustainable Communities Initiative

Temporary programs

  • § Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) Programs
  • § HOPE for Homeowners
  • § Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP1)
  • § American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act Programs)
    • Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2
    • Green Retrofit Program for Multifamily Housing
    • Healthy Homes Demonstration Grant Program and Technical Studies Grants
    • Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP)
    • Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program and Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program
    • Indian Housing Block Grants (Formula)
    • Indian Housing Block Grants (Competitive)
    • Public Housing Capital Fund (Formula)
    • Public Housing Capital Fund (Competitive)
    • Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP)
  • § Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Programs
    • Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3
    • Emergency Homeowners Loan Program

Other resources

  • § Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America)
  • § U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness