Policy Briefs

Bringing Healthy, Efficient Infrastructure Home


Our Nation’s infrastructure is more than just roads and bridges, it is also the networks and systems that deliver energy and water to homes and businesses across the country. These networks are aging and burdened by modern demands. The right investments in our energy and water infrastructure and in retrofitting buildings themselves can drive down costs and create jobs while producing a healthier living environment. Written by Andrea Ponsor, SAHF's EVP for Policy and Ellen Lurie Hoffman, Director of Federal Policy National Housing Trust.

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SAHF statement on H.R. 3700


In February 2016, SAHF and its members sent a letter to Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Ranking Member Maxine Waters of the House Financial Services Committee regarding the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700, also known as HOTMA).

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SAHF Leading Age Comments on Tax Reform


SAHF joins with LeadingAge to urge legislators considering tax reform to protect and enhance the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, which is a proven and effective tool to promote the construction and rehabilitation of high-quality housing for low-income households.

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SAHF Section 8 Assignment Memo


SAHF issues recommendation for screening of purchasers of HUD-assisted properties to promote long-term affordability and protect community conditions for residents.

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