Yesterday afternoon, Governor Stitt vetoed HB2760 which would have cut funding for the Oklahoma Affordable Housing Act in half retroactively to January 2020. Click Here to see the Governor’s Veto Message related to HB2760. Thank you to all of our members who remained engaged and connected with your State Representatives, Senators and the Governor’s office. If you would like to view how your Representative or Senator voted on this issue to thank them for their support, CLICK HERE and the click VOTES to see the list.
As you are scheduling ground breakings and ribbon cuttings for your developments, please do not forget to include your state and federal delegation. Seeing our work first hand and allowing our elected officials to meet with our residents to view our life changing work makes all the difference. If you would like the Coalition’s assistance in scheduling a Coffee with Constituents at your properties, please let us know.
As of this morning, the Governor has yet to sign SB1713 dealing with aesthetic design.
Just a reminder, don’t forget to register for our biennial affordable housing conference which will be held September 29-30 at the Reed Center in Midwest City. The conference will include OHFA’s mandatory Fair Housing training as well as tracks on Affordable Housing 101, Development, HUD, Municipal Leaders, Policy, Property Management and Special Focus. County assessors will receive continuing education credit for attending. CE credits for attorneys, architects, appraisers and REALTORS® is all pending.
As this year’s legislative session comes to a close, we thank our members for their unwavering support of policies and issues that affect low to moderate income Oklahomans. If your organization is not a member of the Coalition, then please Join Now. We’ve made great progress the last five years and look forward to continuing this tradition long into the future!