The economic displacement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic puts in peril both the homes of millions of American renters and the financial viability of tens of thousands of firms who own and operate those homes.
As Congress looks to stabilize the housing market, we urge lawmakers to focus on ensuring renters have the financial support to meet their obligations so that housing providers can pay their own bills—including mortgages, taxes, salaries and more. Learn more about NMHC's advocacy work during the COVID-19 pandemic >>>
As states begin to open enrollment, NMHC remains engaged with Congress and the Treasury Department to ensure the program is administered in an efficient and effective manner that works for both residents and property owners/managers.
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On September 10, David Schwartz, Chairman and CEO of Waterton and Chair of NMHC testified before the House Committee on Financial Services on the urgent reforms needed to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
NMHC Pulse Survey on Eviction Mitigation Practices, which ran from July 19 to 26, with 74 leading multifamily firms responding.
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