Resource Centers

NAHRO's Policy and Program Development staff develops and maintains Resource Centers dedicated to issues that are of particular interest to our membership. 

Current Resource Centers include the following:


NAHRO has develops an annual recommendation document for the administration and Congress. All recommendations and positions in this document have been previously approved by our standing committees and the NAHRO Board of Governors.


NAHRO's Policy and Program Development staff compile topics on Public Housing, Section 8, Community Development, and Cross-Cutting Program subjects in a booklet called Hot Topics in Affordable Housing and Regulatory and Legislative Year in Review. The current individual topic pages are also available and will be updated throughout the year. Below is a list of current and past editions:

Hot Topics in Affordable HousingRegulatory and Legislative Year in ReviewIndividual Topic Pages
October 20162016Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA) Updated: 12/31/17
Spring 20172017Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Updated: 12/31/17
Summer 2017 Moving to Work (MTW) Expansion Updated: 12/31/17
Fall 2017 Triannual Recertifications (FAST Act) Updated: 12/31/17
  Affirmatively Further Fair Housing (AFFH) Updated: 12/31/17
  HUD Disaster Programs - CDBG, HOME & PIH Updated: 12/31/17
  Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Updated: 12/31/17
  National Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Updated: 12/31/17
  Community Action Partnerships Updated: 12/31/17
  Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Updated: 12/31/17
  Fair Market Rent (FMR) Updated: 12/31/17
  New Administrative Fee Formula Updated: 12/31/17
  Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) Updated: 12/31/17
  Uniform Physical Condition Standards for Vouchers (UPCS-V) Updated: 12/31/17
  Lead-Free Paint Rule Updated: 12/31/17
  Smoke-Free Public Housing Updated: 12/31/17
  Preserving Public Housing Updated: 12/31/17
  Public Housing Operating Fund Updated: 12/31/17