Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015. The bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 by reforming the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rental assistance programs and Rural Housing Service Programs. The reforms are aimed at increasing access to affordable rental housing, creating housing opportunity, and improving the effectiveness of the programs.

Heitkamp Introduces Bill to Incentivize Local Community Home Loans

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp introduced legislation to strengthen investments in local towns and neighborhoods by expanding small banks’ access to credit, allowing them to provide more affordable home mortgages to the individuals and families in their communities.


BISMARCK, ND - November 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The dream of homeownership has become a reality for more than 35,000 North Dakota families thanks to the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency’s (NDHFA) FirstHome™ program. The Agency recently marked its 35,000th first-time homebuyer loan.

BND and NDHFA team up to help rural financial institutions

BISMARCK, ND - December 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bank of North Dakota (BND) and the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) are jointly offering a $10 million Rural Mortgage Loan Program, effective Jan. 1, 2010.

Mortgage Advice for Tornado Victims

BISMARCK, ND - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) urges Dickinson homeowners with outstanding mortgages to contact their lender if their residence received damage as the result of the recent tornado.

Housing Available, Mortgage Advice for Flood Victims

BISMARCK, ND - April 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) is offering state residents affected by flooding with access to temporary rental housing and urging homeowners with mortgages to contact their lenders.

Housing Fair for Native and New Americans

BISMARCK, ND - February 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Finding and purchasing a home can be a trying process, particularly for minority households. Native and New Americans may be unfamiliar with the lending process, have credit issues, face a scarcity of housing providers or find that they are unable to make a purchase because reservation land cannot be mortgaged

Homeownership Program Reaches $2B Milestone

BISMARCK, ND - September 8, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) announced today that it has reached a milestone,...

Homeownership Program Income Limits Increased

BISMARCK – The Industrial Commission of North Dakota has approved increases in the income limits for the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency’s (NDHFA) mortgage...

2007 Housing Agency’s Biggest Year for First-time Buyers

BISMARCK – A record number of first-time buyers purchased a home in 2007 using the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency’s (NDHFA) FirstHome™ program. “2007 was...



Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $7.7 million to enhance housing options in North Dakota. The funds are awarded as follows


Heitkamp Reinforces the Need for Strong Policy that Helps Harness Wind...

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today reinforced the need to support a robust wind industry as part of building and growing an all-of-the-above energy strategy during her visit to LM Wind Manufacturing, which employs about 1,025 people in Grand Forks