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  • National Housing Trust Fund

    Governor Scott Walker has designated the Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to be the administrator of the National Housing Trust Fund program in Wisconsin.

    The National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) was created by the Housing & Economic Recovery Act of 2008, and was designed to provide additional resources to construct and rehabilitate housing for extremely low-income families across the nation.  The first funding awards through the NHTF will be made later this year – of the $173.6 million available nationwide, $3,004,558 has been allocated to the state of Wisconsin.  It is expected that each state will continue to receive an annual allocation of NHTF funds in the future.

    Click here to download a summary of the NHTF program, along with next steps.

    Click here for a draft of the Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan.  The deadline for written comments on the Allocation Plan is 4:30 PM on July 20, 2016 – please submit your comments to david.ginger@wheda.com.