NACCED COVID-19 Resource Page

NACCED members: please use this shared doc as a place to deposit questions about the relief package (and future relief packages) related to COVID-19 that NACCED staff can investigate and answer for you. When leaving a comment, please include your name, email address and county/city so we can get back to you. If you have any questions, please email NACCED Executive Director Laura DeMaria at ldemaria@nacced.org. Please note HUD has also asked that questions be sent to CPDQuestionsAnswered@hud.gov.

CPD has published the program formula allocations and CARES Act supplemental funding for FY 2020. Access all grants here and all CARES Act grants here.

County governments are on the front line responding to the novel corona virus, COVID-19. NACCED, as your advocacy partner in Washington, will continue to update the membership on related resources, assistance and guidance. NACCED, with coalition and industry partners, is working with Congress, HUD and the Administration to expand funding and resources for key housing and community development programs.

  • NACCED has signed onto letters to the Senate and the House requesting additional funding and statutory relief for CDBG and HOME. Further, the ACTION Campaign circulated a letter urging the Congress to extend three key deadlines for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in a COVID-19 stimulus package.
  • NACCED signed onto a letter to HUD Acting Assistant Secretary for CPD John Gibbs requesting for immediate regulatory relief for grantees administering the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs to allow them to quickly respond to COVID-19. 
  • NACCED also supports and endorses the Addressing Affordable Housing Challenges in the Midst of COVID-19 letter, which was sent to key Congressional members urging to keep affordable housing as a priority in any COVID-19 stimulus package.

Congress and COVID-19

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) released a letter pressing President Trump to issue an immediate, nationwide moratorium on all foreclosures on GSE or Federally owned or insured properties.

NACCED has signed onto letters to the Senate and the Houserequesting additional funding and statutory relief for CDBG and HOME. Further, the ACTION Campaign circulated a letterurging the Congress to extend three key deadlines for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program in a COVID-19 stimulus package.

NACCED also supports and endorses the Addressing Affordable Housing Challenges in the Midst of COVID-19 letter, which was sent to key Congressional members urging to keep affordable housing as a priority in any COVID-19 stimulus package.

 

The Administration and COVID-19

The White House:

FHFA and GSEs:

Federal Reserve:

Additional Resources:

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development and COVID-19

HUD posted the following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance and TecUShnical Assistance (TA) materials on the HUD Exchange Disease Risks and Homelessness Page:

Are you a homeless services provider?

Are you a HUD assisted resident?

Are you a property owner?

Questions for FHA?

Are you a Multi or Single Family Housing Stakeholder?

Are you a grantee?

Additionally, HUD is providing technical assistance to homeless assistance providers who need support in preventing or responding to the spread of infectious disease. Submit your questions to the Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. HUD announced they are also accepting questions around CDBG and other CPD programs in relation with COVID-19 through CPDQuestionsAnswered@hud.gov.

HUD, in consultation with the Administration and the Coronavirus Task Force, authorizedthe Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. These moratoriums are part of the continued effort by President Trump to address impacts to the financial well-being of America’s individuals, families, and businesses caused by Coronavirus.

NACCED signed onto a letter to HUD Acting Assistant Secretary for CPD John Gibbs requesting for immediate regulatory relief for grantees administering the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs to allow them to quickly respond to COVID-19. 

 

Small Business Administration and COVID-19                     

For small businesses in your communities who are struggling through the crisis, we wanted to share that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

For additional information, please visit: https://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19, contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center, call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

 

Additional COVID-19 Resources from Industry Partners