Washington, D.C. – Statement from the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and National Apartment Association (NAA) on the confirmation of Sandra Thompson as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
“NMHC and NAA congratulate Sandra Thompson for her confirmation as Director of the FHFA. Thompson brings deep experience in the housing finance industry to the role. Her expertise, understanding and insight in housing will prove valuable as the nation navigates the end of the pandemic and resulting financial distress.
“Throughout her long career, Director Thompson has recognized the importance of multifamily as a housing choice as well as the strong performance of the multifamily businesses of the Enterprises, their underwriting business models and leadership in the industry.
“NMHC and NAA look forward to continuing to work with Director Thompson and her team on policies that recognize the critical nature of the multifamily sector and improve housing affordability.”
Find the NMHC and NAA letter in support of Director Thompson’s confirmation here.
For more than 26 years, the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association (NAA) have partnered on behalf of America's apartment industry. Drawing on the knowledge and policy expertise of staff in Washington, D.C., as well as the advocacy power of 142 NAA state and local affiliated associations, NAA and NMHC provide a single voice for developers, owners and operators of multifamily rental housing. One-third of all Americans rent their housing, and 40 million of them live in an apartment home.